Silver Cross Offers Health Education Classes in March
New Lenox, IL (Feb. 25, 2013)— Silver Cross will offer the American Heart Association’s Heartsaver CPR and AED Class Monday, March 11, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. in Silver Cross Hospital’s Pavilion A, Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Participants will learn adult, child and infant CPR, rescue from choking, and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED). Fee is $45 and includes American Heart Association certification. Visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) to register.
Questions about Blue Medicare Advantage (Part C)
Silver Cross Hospital and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois will host a free program to answer questions about Medicare basics, Blue Medicare Advantage, and eligibility and enrollment periods. This free informational session will be held on Thursday, March 7 at 10 a.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center located in Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Free valet parking and shuttle service will be available. Register to attend at www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).
Obesity & Your Health: Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You?
Looking to lose weight? Join Drs. Christopher Joyce and Brian Lahmann, experienced gastric bypass surgeons with Bariatric & Minimally Invasive (BMI) Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital, for a free informational session about Obesity & Your Health: Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You? The program is held on Wednesdays at 5:45 p.m. at BMI Surgery, Silver Cross Hospital Pavilion A, Suite 260, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Participants will learn about the advantages and risks of traditional and laparoscopic bariatric weight loss surgery, including the REALIZE™ and Lap-Band gastric band systems, find out who is a candidate for the procedure, and hear from area patients about their experiences. Silver Cross has been named as Bariatric Center of Excellence by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery and a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery. Register to attend this free informational session online at www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).
Snoring: Nuisance or Serious Health Problem?
Dr. Phillip Leung, Medical Director of the Silver Cross Sleep Disorders Center, will discuss snoring and its relationship to various illnesses and diseases. Learn how to distinguish if your snoring is a serious health problem and the treatment options available. This free program will be held on Tuesday, March 26, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org/sleepdisorderscenter to register.
About Silver Cross Hospital
Silver Cross Hospital is a not-for-profit health care provider serving Will County and southwest suburban communities since 1895. Silver Cross has been recognized as a Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals National Award winner for seven consecutive years and as a Hospital of Choice by the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers. With over 3,000 employees, physicians and volunteers, Silver Cross operates a 289-bed acute care hospital and 9 satellite facilities providing outpatient services and physician offices. Silver Cross opened a state-of-the-art replacement hospital on February 26, 2012 at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. To learn more about Silver Cross Hospital or a referral to a physician on staff, visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).