Maywood-Based Housing Forward Joins New Front In Battling Homelessness

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 || By Lacey Sikora/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Sojourner House in Oak Park will provide temporary housing for those bridging the gap between homelessness and permanent housing. | Alexa Rogals

Oak Park will soon make housing history with the opening of Sojourner House, the first dedicated bridge housing in suburban Cook County. Located on Austin Boulevard, Sojourner House contains five separate apartments as well as a detached coach house unit and will bridge the gap between homeless shelters and permanent housing for vulnerable men, women, and families facing homelessness.

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Loyola Ends Merger Talks With Palos Health

Monday, May 20, 2019 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews

Featured image: The expansion of a health care center in Orland Park — the result of a collaboration between Loyola Medicine and Palos Health. The two entities announced that, while they’ll continue to partner, they won’t be merging, after all.

Less than six months after announcing plans to merge with Palos Health in Palos Health, Ill., Loyola Medicine in Maywood announced that they don’t plan on merging, after all.

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Loyola Medicine Plans To Merge With Palos Health

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: The new expansion of the Palos Health South Campus, which opened last year, is the result of a partnership between Palos Health and Loyola Medicine. | Courtesy Loyola Medicine

Roughly a year after acquiring MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, Loyola Medicine, based in Maywood, recently announced that it plans to merge with Palos Health, a healthcare system that serves the south and southwest suburbs.

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