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- Almost three in five over 65s are worried about heating bills this winter
- More than a third of pensioners are already struggling with their bills
- Nearly 30% of elderly people are raiding their savings every mont to make ends meet
Since 2005, older people have seen their energy bills more than double.
In 2005, the average annual spend was £668.98, compared to £1,355.90 last year, research from Saga has found.
The report said that the over 65s spent an estimated £17.4 billion on electricity and fuel bills in 2012.