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News/Media

HILS Annual Impact Report 2018/19

HILS Annual Impact Report 2018/19

We are delighted to announce that over the last year, HILS has delivered more services than ever before and received our most positive results on the annual cli...

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HILS’ Jubilee Centre is beating loneliness one meal at a time: Meet great friends Dorothy and Betty* who connected over coffee at our drop-in lunch club!

HILS’ Jubilee Centre is beating loneliness one meal at a time: Meet great friends Dorothy and Betty* who connected over coffee at our drop-in lunch club!

84-year old Dorothy has lived in St Albans all her life. She first started going to the Jubilee Centre restaurant with her husband back in 1994, and now has lun...

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From strength to strength with Active Ageing: Meet Derick, our chair-based exercise champ!

From strength to strength with Active Ageing: Meet Derick, our chair-based exercise champ!

When 87-year-old Derick joined our Active Ageing programme, he didn’t have the strength to even hold up his head. This meant that the former Service Engineer a...

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Dementia Action Week 2019: Shining a light on the people behind dementia

Dementia Action Week 2019: Shining a light on the people behind dementia

From tweets to tombola, everyone at Hertfordshire Independent Living Service has been celebrating the annual Dementia Action Week campaign, which took place bet...

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Flourishing friendships: HILS’ Valentine’s Day ‘Love Your Community’ get-together helps to battle loneliness and isolation

Flourishing friendships: HILS’ Valentine’s Day ‘Love Your Community’ get-together helps to battle loneliness and isolation

This year HILS celebrated Valentine’s Day by organising a ‘Love Your Community’ event at our Jubilee Centre in St Albans. With a touch of love and the help of a...

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HILS’ Active Ageing Service celebrates its one year anniversary!

HILS’ Active Ageing Service celebrates its one year anniversary!

Meet Lilian Strange, former Mayor of Stevenage – and new fitness fan! HILS is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its Active Ageing service. Set up in pa...

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Nutrition and Hydration Week 2019 - Student dietitians join HILS in delivering meals on wheels!

Nutrition and Hydration Week 2019 - Student dietitians join HILS in delivering meals on wheels!

With over 18,000 older Hertfordshire residents living in the community at risk of malnutrition, student dietitians teamed up with HILS community team members to...

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HILS spreads Christmas cheer by delivering festive meals to isolated older people on Christmas Day

HILS spreads Christmas cheer by delivering festive meals to isolated older people on Christmas Day

For most of us, Christmas is a special time for celebrating with family and friends. Sadly, however, many older and vulnerable people living in the community sp...

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Festive cheer and fabulous food at HILS’ annual Christmas bash for over 65s

Festive cheer and fabulous food at HILS’ annual Christmas bash for over 65s

Hertfordshire Independent Living Service hosted a Christmas party for St Albans’ older residents at our Jubilee Centre on December 18th. The event included car...

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Christmas opening times

Christmas opening times

Over the Christmas period some of our services will be closing for a few days, but our meals service runs 365 days per year including bank holidays. Please see...

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