News/Media

News/Media

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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National Meals on Wheels week - Four and a half million meals and counting!

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...

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Vote for HILS to Bag a Share of Tesco's Bag Fund!

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...

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Hertfordshire Scouts ‘Seasonal’ Calendar Competition!

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...

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Malnutrition Screening Locations: 1 - 5 October 2018

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 ...

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Malnutrition, and how HILS helped: Case Study

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, ...

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One in ten older people may be at risk of malnutrition

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...

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Good Nutrition Community Day!

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...

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