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Pensioner's struggle with bills

13 May 2014 Last updated at 08:29 BST

A pensioner has spoken of his struggle to pay bills after a report by Age Wales found almost 50,000 elderly people in Wales were living in severe poverty.

Up to 200,000 older people reported cutting back on food, heating and social activities for financial reasons.

Alfred Ford from Cardiff, who is in his 80s, said he struggled to pay bills.