RIC at Silver Cross offers free Fall Risk & Balance Screenings in October
New Lenox, IL (September 24, 2012)— Dangers around the home cause as many as 10 million emergency department trips in the U.S. each year, according to the Home Safety Council. And falls are the most common fatal injury in the home -- especially among the elderly.
Silver Cross Encore Shop Re-Opens in New Joliet Location
Grand Opening Celebration Planned for Oct. 5 & 6
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 20, 2012)— (l-r) Bobbi Rand, Kathryn Pitcairn, and Nancy Allen, Silver Cross Advisory Board Current and Past Presidents; Mary Bakken, Silver Cross Hospital Executive Vice President/COO; and Paul Pawlak, Silver Cross Hospital President/CEO, cut the ceremonial ribbon Sept. 18 re-opening the Hospital’s Encore Shop at its new location. The resale shop, which was previously in the former Silver Cross Hospital near the Emergency Department, moved to the northeast part of the campus in the Hershman Building at 1301 Copperfield Ave., Joliet.
Local Businessman Supports Hospital Chapel in Honor of His Late Wife
New Lenox, IL (September 13, 2012) — To honor the memory of his late wife, Twilla, local businessman and New Lenox resident Frank Margaron and his family donated funds to build the Silver Cross Chapel at the new Silver Cross Hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. The nondenominational Chapel was dedicated to all nurses everywhere.
Craft Fair Planned for Nov. 3 at the new Silver Cross Hospital
Joliet, IL (Sept. 12, 2012)--The Will County Union of King’s Daughters and Sons will hold its first annual Silver Crossings Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 8 am. to 3 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Free valet and shuttle bus service. Admission is also free. Strollers are welcome. Over 40 artisans will be selling handmade craft items and homemade baked goods. Lunch will be available in the Silver Cross Season’s Dining Room.
Silver Cross Hosts Free Medicare Advantage Program Sept. 24
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 12, 2012)—Silver Cross Hospital and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois will host a free program to answer questions about Medicare Advantage (Part C) on Monday, Sept. 24. Educational sessions will be held at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center Rooms 2A-C, located in Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Free valet parking and shuttle service will be available. Participants will learn the about the basics of Medicare and Medicare Advantage programs as well as eligibility and enrollment periods.
Register to attend at 1-800-382-4548.