Link to MET Office Advice So lets get this straight...You're elderly, living alone since the love of your life popped their clogs, it's snowing...bad and your isolated from everyone. You're sat in your armchair watching This Morning when there's a knock at the door. You get up grab your walking stick and hobble to the front door. On opening the door you are greeted by Praetorian or other like minded perv who says 'I've just come round to check you're OK, shall I come in for a cuppa'. I tell you, with people like that I can sleep soundly knowing our trusty coffin dodgers are being looked after!