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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
National Meals on Wheels week - Four and a half million meals and counting!
Nothing is off the menu for the life changing local meals on wheels charity delivering 1,400 dinners per day! Hertfordshire Independent Living Service (HILS) i...Read more
Vote for HILS to Bag a Share of Tesco's Bag Fund!
Hertfordshire Independent Living Service (HILS) is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. HILS’ campaign, ‘Food First! End...Read more
Hertfordshire Scouts ‘Seasonal’ Calendar Competition!
Every Christmas, we deliver gifts of calendars to our thousands of meals on wheels clients to help spread some festive cheer and remind them that they are cared...Read more
Malnutrition Screening Locations: 1 - 5 October 2018
Discover the screening locations across Hertfordshire where members of the public, older people, family, friends, and carers, can get screened for malnutrition ...Read more
Malnutrition, and how HILS helped: Case Study
Mrs Bunn, aged 89, lives at home, and has cared for her disabled daughter Mary for 63 years. On joining our service, Mrs Bunn was at high risk of malnutrition, ...Read more
One in ten older people may be at risk of malnutrition
Hertfordshire is leading the way in the battle against malnutrition in the first ever national Malnutrition Awareness Week, which will take place from 1st to 7t...Read more
Good Nutrition Community Day!
Would you like to find out more about how to stay healthy and well nourished as you age? We’re hosting a FREE event for older people, carers, and family member...Read more