Is a Healthy Brushing Routine a Part of your Senior Lifestyle?

A healthy senior lifestyle today requires more than a regular game of pickle ball or a walk in the park. It should include attentive oral health care and a healthy brushing routine followed by a visit to your dental hygien...

If You Leave your Abusive Partner, You will Not be Alone

As the Domestic Violence Advocate at Mary’s Center, I’ve seen how abusive relationships are often cyclical in many ways alternating between tension, explosion, a honeymoon phase, forgiveness, manipulations, and gifts. Acco...

Understanding Sexual Health: A Conversation with LaKeisha

For Sexual Health Awareness Month, Mary’s Center’s LaKeisha Agnew, Community Outreach and Prevention, sat down to answer questions about sexual health she often hears from community members and staff. LaKeisha has experien...

Let’s Talk About Loneliness

This September, Mary’s Center is commemorating Healthy Aging Month by talking about one of the biggest health concerns facing seniors today: loneliness. It may seem surprising that loneliness is a huge health concern since...

Know Your Rights: Understand Public Charge

By Maria Gomez

For those of you who are not familiar with public charge, this rule has existed for over a hundred years to identify individuals who may dep...

Immunizations: Give Your Child A Great Start in Life!

At Mary’s Center, we love children, and we want to see them happy and healthy. Vaccines play an important part in child health. In commemoration of National Immunization Awareness Month ...

Why Mary’s Center is One of the Washington Post’s Top Workplaces…Again

Back in 2016, Mary’s Center joined some of the top workplaces in the Washington, DC metro area and was recognized as one of the top employers in the region. I had only ...

Proud to be Rooted in Our Community

By: Maria Gomez

In commemoration of National Health Center Week, Mary’s Center is excited to celebrate being “Roote...

Breastfeeding: Empowering Parents to Overcome Challenges

By: Lisle Cole, WIC Nutrition Associate, CLS, and BPC

Last week, a mother of a one-month old baby girl called the WIC office at Mary’s Center to speak with one of our Br...

Introducing Our New Brand Look

“With this rebranding, we are not changing Mary’s Center’s philosophy—we are making sure every person knows that we are here to serve them. This rebranding is an opportunity to truly demonstrate our values of inclusivi...