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Mary’s Center Meets All Your Pharmacy Needs

Picking up your prescription before leaving your doctor's office is the ultimate convenience. You save a trip to the pharmacy and you can start taking your medications  with no delays. These were some of the main reasons Mary's Center dec...

This Holiday Season, Taste Your Way Around the World

Every family has their own delicious holiday traditions, and this year we are excited to share flavors all the way from Italy to Ethiopia through some of our staff’s most treasured holiday recipes. Our 800+ staff members encompass dozens of cu...

Get Inspired by Fall and Winter Vegetables

By Agapé Gooden, RDN, WIC Nutritionist All the delicious vegetables that are in season right now are wonderful for making healthy holiday sides and adding color to your meals. Each one also contains different nutrients that are important for y...

Let’s End the AIDS Epidemic Together

By Danielle Zimber, Public Services Outreach Services Navigator My work at Mary’s Center focuses on HIV outreach and prevention, so celebrating World AIDS Day on December 1 is very meaningful to me. This day is designated as a time to rais...

5 Ways Older Adults Can Get Their Groove Back

By Michelle Singleton, Director of the Bernice Fonteneau Senior Wellness Center, and Teresa Moore, Director of the Hattie Holmes Senior Wellness Center The pandemic has been tough on all of us, and especially isolating for older adults. During...

My Mary’s Center Story – Katya Quintanilla

“Teens teach us a lot, and vice-versa… It’s a give and take, and they’re honestly the best group to work with because they’re at a pivotal moment in their life, where depending on what you give them…either they’ll go off and do great things, or i...

How to Practice Intuitive and Mindful Eating Over the Holidays

By Minati O’Connell, Nutrition Intern, with the Mary’s Center Nutrition Team During the holiday season, we look forward to festive gatherings with our friends, family, and certainly, lots of delicious food. Most of the calories we eat these da...

Start Your Recovery Journey at Mary’s Center

By Ariste Sallas-Brookwell, LICSW, Director of Behavioral Health Integration Have you ever worried or wondered whether your substance use is serving you? The past 19 months we’ve experienced a global pandemic, climate change-related weathe...

How to Brush and Floss Like a Pro

By Jason Kim, BS, RDH, Dental Hygienist, and Jillian Hartman, BSDH, RDH, Dental Hygienist Have you ever had a dental cavity or bleeding gums, despite how diligent you were about brushing and flossing every day? Here’s a secret – keeping your m...

Child Tax Credit Advocate Helps Community Members Access Benefits

A Photo Is Worth A Thousand Words In the photo above, Silver Spring mom Heidi Metcalfe Lewis is sitting in an empty bathtub (fully clothed), responding to work emails while keeping an eye on her one-year-old daughter who was playing at a water ...