News/Media

News/Media

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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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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