2017 Annual Healthcare Guide

Welcome to the Region’s Most Comprehensive Guide to Living a Healthier Life<

Healthy Seniors: Maintaining Healthy Vision

Part of our series on healthy senior living. Some of our region’s eye experts are on the cutting edge of technological and procedural advancements.






Success Stories: Freeport Home Medical Equipment

This Freeport company combines expertise and compassion to best serve the community. Through home renovations and equipment, they aim to make customers’ lives easier.






Mike Mastroianni: Removing Obstacles

Teacher, administrator, business owner — this dynamic Rockford leader has accomplished plenty in our region. Meet the new leader of Rock Valley College, and discover how he’s tapping his local connections.






Veterans Receive Special End-of-Life Care

They served our country in war, and now health care professionals are learning to better serve them during end-of-life care. Learn how wartime issues impact hospice care and how some folks are making a difference.






Free Resources for Understanding Health Reform

The new health care law is a complicated puzzle. Leon Rebodos, of Williams-Manny Insurance Group, points out a few resources for better understanding how this law affects you.






Orthopedic Medicine: Relief from Pain for Active Bodies

Long-lasting pain and stiffness don’t have to be an everyday frustration, thanks to new advances in orthopedic medicine. Learn about the latest technques that are helping busy bodies get back to work faster.






The New SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center

Familiar, comfortable, and relaxing treatment centers are just the beginning of this revolutionary new medical center in Rockford. Step inside and see the new face of medical excellence.






Success Stories: Rockford Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Meet a group of Rockford dental surgeons who aren’t squeamish about its medical practice, and is constantly pushing the latest technology and techniques.






Rockford’s Center of Excellence for Spine Care

Our region has become a surprising location for some of the world’s cutting-edge procedures in spinal care. Meet some of the physicians and organizations that are bringing the best to our community.