New Lenox woman loses 120 pounds in year after Weight Loss Surgery
BMI Surgery at Silver Cross helps area resident dramatically improve health after bariatric surgery
(July 14, 2016) — New Lenox resident Amy Kern struggled with her weight her entire life. As she entered her late twenties, her health began to decline due to her weight. Her asthma became so bad she even had trouble breathing while sleeping. Amy also had severe pain in her back and knees after she would stand for a long period of time. After having her children, she tried several diet and exercise plans to lose weight, but just became frustrated when she kept gaining all the weight back.
Silver Cross Recognized as an American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite
Worksites take steps to decrease healthcare expenses, increase productivity
(July 11, 2016) – Silver Cross Hospital has been recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more.
Silver Cross Charity Golf Classic Raises $100,500 for New Services
(July 8, 2016) — The Silver Cross Foundation raised $100,500 at the 25th Annual Charity Golf Classic. Held at Crystal Tree Country Club on June 27, 144 golfers came out to support Silver Cross Hospital. Proceeds are going to the Campaign for Health: Investing in our Commitment to Excellence, a three year fund raising effort. This campaign will help fund programs, services, and medical technology used to care for patients.
Silver Cross Encore Shop Plans Back to School Sale in July
(July 7, 2016)—Silver Cross Hospital’s resale shop—Encore Shop, will host a Back to School Sale, Tuesday, July 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Some of the items available for purchase include school and office supplies, back packs, binders and dorm room needs as well as clothing, shoes, and other school related materials. All proceeds benefit Silver Cross Hospital, a not-for-profit health care provider. In addition, beginning Tuesday, August 2, the Encore Shop will hold a clearance sale on all other items in the store. Encore Shop accepts cash and Visa, MasterCard, and Discover credit cards. No debit cards will be accepted.
Super Bowl Champion, Jerome Bettis, helps Unveil Silver Cross Hospital’s New Robot for Joint Replacement Surgery at Lincoln-Way West
(June 22, 2016) —Pro Football Hall of Famer and 2006 Super Bowl Champion, Jerome Bettis, traveled to Lincoln-Way West High School last night (June 21) to help educate area residents about joint health and the importance of mobility. He shared his personal experiences on managing joint pain and staying healthy. He even talked about his mother’s knee replacement surgery.