Silver Cross Offers Support Groups in December
Joliet, IL (November 18, 2010)— Silver Cross Hospital will host a free Bipolar Disease Support Group for individuals and family members coping with bipolar disease on Tuesdays, Dec. 14 and 28, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Specialty Care Pavilion lobby located on the Silver Cross Hospital campus, 1300 Copperfield Ave., Joliet. New participants should call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register to attend.
Bariatric Support Group
Individuals and their family members who have undergone bariatric weight loss surgery are invited to a free support group Wednesday, Dec. 15, from 6 to 7 p.m. This group meets in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1200 Maple Road, Joliet. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register to attend.
Breast Cancer Support Group
The American Cancer Society and Silver Cross Hospital will offer I Can Cope, an educational support group for women facing breast cancer on Tuesday, Dec. 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Center for Women’s Health I Matter Library, 1870 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox (on the Replacement Hospital campus). Participants discuss topics relevant to the cancer experience and offers practical help in coping with some of the emotional issues resulting from a cancer diagnosis. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.imatter.silvercross.org to register to attend.
Pulmonary Support Group
Silver Cross Hospital, will host a free Pulmonary Support Group Friday, Dec. 10, from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Specialty Care Pavilion, Room, 1005, 1300 Copperfield Ave., Joliet. This support group is for individuals with adult asthma, COPD, oxygen equipment, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, sarcoidosis, pulmonary fibrosis and respiratory disease. Family members are also invited to attend. For more information or to register to attend, call 1-888- 660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org.
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 the last six consecutive years and a one of America’s Most Customer Friendly Hospitals by the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers. With over 2,500 employees, physicians and volunteers, Silver Cross operates a 304-bed acute care hospital and 10 satellite facilities providing outpatient services and physician offices. Construction is underway to build a state-of-the-art replacement hospital opening in 2012 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).