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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Preventing Falls

This past fall a friend of mine was doing what she does every day – walking to her sink. This time, however, her sandal...

Free Lifeguard Training

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) offers free lifeguard training certification courses for Summer 2018. Courses run through June 2018. DPR has...

Senior Health Fair

The Southwest Waterfront AARP Chapter and the District of Columbia Office on Aging will sponsor the Chapter's Sixth Annual Community Health, Wellness and Resource...

The Case for Practicing Mindfulness

By Have you ever left your house and gotten half-way to your destination and wondered, ‘Did I lock my door?’ only to return home...

Hypothermia Shelter Hotline

When the temperature falls below 32 degrees between Nov. 1 and March 31, all residents who are experiencing homelessness must be housed. Reach the...

Thai Massage Comes to the Hill

I felt like I was doing a flow of yoga poses or modern dance moves. I felt graceful, fluid and flexible. The practitioner used...

Cupid’s Sting – Stamping out Violence against Women

When Criminologist Laurie Samuel, Ph.D., worked for the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) in Washington, DC she became alarmed at what she was witnessing. “I...

Overcoming Adversity

Personal trainer Mansur Mendizabal spent six months training for the Race across America which is an ultramarathon bike race across the United States. It...

Pet Disaster Preparedness

The past month has reminded many of us that weather-related disasters are real and can happen anywhere along the coast. Remember 2003 and hurricane...

Old / Used Blanket and Towel Drive

Make the holidays warm and bright for the dogs and cats at the Humane Rescue Alliance with your donation of old/used blankets and towels....