Area Resident Regains Pain-Free Life
Pat Cetera is grateful for therapy from The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (November 27, 2012)— Pat Cetera of Romeoville suffered for years from severe pain in both of her knees. Walking was a challenge, but the pain became unbearable whenever she had to stand for awhile. “Both of my knees would ache in pain anytime I had to wait in a line at a store,” said 65 year-old Pat Cetera.
Tips for a Long and Healthy Life
Dr. Deirdra Greathouse-Williams hosts free preventative medicine program December 4
New Lenox, IL (Nov. 26, 2012)— How healthy are you? Do you make healthy food choices? Do you exercise regularly? Do you drink at least 8 glasses of water a day? Do you get enough sleep every day? If you answered no to many of these questions, then it’s time to assess your overall health.
Silver Cross Offers Health Screenings in December
New Lenox, IL (Nov. 17, 2012)— Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. If you are not sure if you are at risk for heart disease, now is the time to find out with a Baseline Cardiac Risk Assessment held at Silver Cross Hospital, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd, New Lenox and Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health, 1870 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. This screening includes measurements of total cholesterol including HDL and LDL levels, blood glucose level, triglyceride level, blood pressure and body fat; 12-lead EKG, health and lifestyle evaluation, and a personal phone consultation with a registered cardiac nurse to review results and answer questions. A 12-hour fast is required. Cost is $40. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 300-7076.
Silver Cross Offers Support Groups in December
New Lenox, IL (Nov. 16, 2012)— Silver Cross Hospital in partnership with BMI Surgery hosts a free Bariatric Support Group for individuals who have undergone weight loss surgery. The Holiday Party will be on Wednesday, Dec. 19 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. in Silver Cross Hospital Pavilion A, Conference Center Room 1, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register to attend.
Silver Cross Home Health Ranked Among the Top 25% of Providers in the Country for the 5th Year in a Row
New Lenox, IL (Nov. 15, 2012)- Silver Cross Home Health announced that it has been named a Top Agency of the 2012 HomeCare Elite™, a compilation of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. Now in its seventh year, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and further highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. Winners are ranked by an analysis of publicly available performance measures in quality outcomes, process measure implementation, patient experience (Home Health CAHPS), quality improvement, and financial performance.