Free Income Tax Preparation in Will County
The Will County Low Income Tax Assistance Coalition (LITAC) is teaming with Silver Cross Hospital to provide free federal and state income tax preparation services this February. This service is open to individuals and families earning up to $51,000 in 2012. Qualified participants will be able to have their federal and state income tax returns filed electronically at no cost.
Volunteers of America Plans Multifamily Housing Complex on former Silver Cross Hospital Campus in Joliet
New Lenox, IL (Jan. 8, 2013)—Volunteers of America—Illinois (VOA) has submitted a proposal to the City of Joliet to construct and operate a multifamily housing complex for U.S. military veterans and their families on the former Silver Cross Hospital campus. This project will compliment the new Veteran’s Outpatient Clinic opening in spring 2013 as part of the campus redevelopment plan.
Concerned About Your Child’s Development? RIC at Silver Cross Offers Help.
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital offers free Pediatric Developmental Screenings
New Lenox, IL (January 7, 2013) — One of the main responsibilities of parents is to ensure their child’s developmental needs are met, and that they are growing at a healthy pace. For parents who have concerns about their child’s developmental ability – whether it with their speech or physical skills - it can be very stressful to know where to go for the right help.
Silver Cross Celebrates First Baby Born in 2013
Joliet, IL (January 3, 2013)—Joliet residents and proud parents Michelle Greaney and Joshua Dosek received an early New Year’s present --a new baby boy. With help from Michel Borders, M.D., obstetrician/gynecologist, baby Logan was born on Jan 1, 2013 at 5:25 a.m. weighing 6 pounds 9 ounces and measuring 19 inches. Not that this wasn't exciting enough, but little Logan was the first baby born at Silver Cross Hospital in 2013. To celebrate, the Silver Cross Birthing Center staff filled a gift basket with a free baby photography CD and an array of baby items from Babies-R-Us. In addition, the hospital's Childerguild Gift Shop gave baby Logan a large blue teddy bear. The Childerguild has supported women and children's services at Silver Cross for over 100 years.
Suffering from Knee Pain?
Silver Cross Hospital offers free lecture on relief from bone defects that new literature links to chronic knee pain
New Lenox, IL (January 3, 2013)— An injury to the knee can result in damage to the meniscus, ligaments and cartilage. Actions such as squatting and kneeling; high-impact activities such as jogging, sports, and aerobics, can increase the risk of a knee injury. And if arthritis is present, the injury could be even more painful. Silver Cross Hospital in conjunction with Hinsdale Orthopaedics Group is offering a lecture on the Subchondroplasty™ procedure that will educate area residents on bone marrow lesions, their link to knee pain, and a new innovative treatment for these bone defects.