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News/Media

Independent Living: Edition 3

Independent Living: Edition 3

We are delighted to welcome you to the third edition of ‘Independent Living’, our magazine for the thousands of people who we meet and support across Hertfordsh...

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Hidden Hydration

Hidden Hydration

Our nutritionist Annabelle shares her top tips on staying hydrated this summer! As we get older our sense of thirst can reduce, but healthy older adults still ...

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Residents urged to look out for loved ones as the NHS issues a heatwave alert

Residents urged to look out for loved ones as the NHS issues a heatwave alert

Hertfordshire Independent Living Service (HILS), which supports older and vulnerable members of the community to live safely and independently at home, is actin...

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A Day in the life of a Community Nutrition and Wellbeing visitor

A Day in the life of a Community Nutrition and Wellbeing visitor

The UK’s largest charitable meals on wheels provider is also the only one to have a full-time nutrition and wellbeing service, offering intensive nutrition supp...

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Over 2,000 elderly residents receive free cream tea in countywide teddy bears’ picnic

Over 2,000 elderly residents receive free cream tea in countywide teddy bears’ picnic

Older and vulnerable residents who receive meals on wheels to support their independence are being given a free cream tea and teddy bear to celebrate Nutrition ...

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Local dignitaries deliver meals on wheels

Local dignitaries deliver meals on wheels

Dignitaries, councillors, and MPs have spent the last week delivering meals on wheels across Hertfordshire, to help raise awareness for National Meals on Wheels...

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Meals on Wheels Week 2017 – a chance to celebrate our work in the community

Meals on Wheels Week 2017 – a chance to celebrate our work in the community

National Meals on Wheels Week is an annual event organised by the National Association of Care Caterers designed to raise awareness about the vital service prov...

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New funding of £400K to run a Hertfordshire Active Ageing scheme

New funding of £400K to run a Hertfordshire Active Ageing scheme

Hertfordshire has received £400,000 National Lottery funding from Sport England to help older adults get active and remain independent. The Active Ageing fun...

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A HILS-SBT partnership milestone: over one million interventions since joining forces in 2015

A HILS-SBT partnership milestone: over one million interventions since joining forces in 2015

Hertfordshire Independent Living Service (HILS) is celebrating the milestone of over one million caring interventions delivered to vulnerable, elderly, and disa...

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HILS success story featured in HLP ‘Unlocking the value of VCSE’ commissioner guide

HILS success story featured in HLP ‘Unlocking the value of VCSE’ commissioner guide

HILS has been featured as an example of a successful public sector spin off in a new publication by the Healthy London Partnership (HLP), which launched on Sept...

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