Richard Lalond stands on his back steps, smiling at the camera.

For One Weymouth Veteran, Healing for a 50-Year-Old Wound is Found Close to Home

Richard Lalond was just a teenager when he was wounded in Vietnam. After living with an open wound for more than 50 years, he finally found a solution — right down the street.

For One Weymouth Veteran, Healing for a 50-Year-Old Wound is Found Close to Home

Kevin Smith, South Shore resident

One Man’s Perseverance through an Unforeseen Cancer Diagnosis

At 33 years young, Kevin Smith never expected to hear the words “you have cancer.” In fact, his healthy lifestyle and zest for outdoor adventure painted an entirely different picture—one of health and wellness.

One Man’s Perseverance through an Unforeseen Cancer Diagnosis

Dawnalee Reclaimed Her Health with Weight Loss Surgery

Dawnalee's Story: A Journey of Hope

Considering weight-loss surgery, but aren't sure if it will work for you? Check out Dawnalee Kielty-Downing's inspiring story in the video below.

Dawnalee's Story: A Journey of Hope

Jay Flanagan's Story: Saved in a Heartbeat

At 58-years-old, the always-active business owner and father of two adult children could never have imagined he would be fighting for his life on the way to South Shore Hospital.

Jay Flanagan's Story: Saved in a Heartbeat

Rudy Vale's Story: One Women's Triumph Over Breast Cancer

One Women's Triumph Over Breast Cancer Rudy Vale was the picture of health before she became one of the 1 in 8 American women diagnosed with breast...

Rudy Vale's Story: One Women's Triumph Over Breast Cancer

Judy Ansaldi is back to doing what she loves after a knee replacement

Judy Ansaldi's Story: Total Knee Replacement Restores Quality of Life

South Shore resident Judy knew it was time to consider joint replacement, when her aching right knee started affecting her quality of life—even the ability to walk her dog.

Judy Ansaldi's Story: Total Knee Replacement Restores Quality of Life

Mildred McGaffigan and her husband

Mildred McGaffigan's Story: The Center for Wound Healing Gets Pembroke Woman Back on Her Feet

Treatment from South Shore Health's Center for Wound Healing got Mildred McGaffigan of Pembroke back in action after a serious injury. Read her story.

Mildred McGaffigan's Story: The Center for Wound Healing Gets Pembroke Woman Back on Her Feet

The Smith Family: A Special Life, A Peaceful End

As a terminal disease spread, Roy made it clear that he wanted to be at home when he passed away. The Smith family turned to Hospice of the South Shore for help.

The Smith Family: A Special Life, A Peaceful End

Marita's pic

Marita Carpenter's Story: Altruistically Dedicated to the Health of Our Community

Philanthropist, humanitarian and a grateful South Shore Hospital patient, Marita Carpenter is an exemplar of community spirit whose extraordinary...

Marita Carpenter's Story: Altruistically Dedicated to the Health of Our Community