Health
Addressing the Needs of an Older Population
Severe winter weather has many cities, organizations and citizens working hard to provide services for homeless individuals who may not have a warm place to go. Homelessness takes a serious toll on a person’s physical, mental and emotional health,…
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“Your Health” Class Keeps it Real
During a Monday afternoon nutrition class, two volunteer instructors emphasized, “Today’s lesson is not about extremes, but finding the ‘in-between.’” This guidance on being practical and realistic is what makes “Your Health” such a ben…
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Women at Calvary “Fall in Love with Health”
On Monday we welcomed health care professionals and volunteers for the Fall Health Fair, where women had the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about health issues that matter to them. Some of the topics discussed during the day included me…
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Nursing Students Leading “Your Health” Class
Good health sometimes starts with gaining knowledge and asking a lot of questions. A group of four enthusiastic volunteers from the George Washington University School of Nursing are helping women increase their health knowledge in the new “Your He…
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Celebrating Recovery this Month…and Every Day
National Recovery Month celebrates its 25th anniversary this month. Organized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), this year’s National Recovery Month theme is “Join the Voices for Recovery: Speak Up, Reach…
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What’s Cooking at Calvary: Mexican Grilled Chicken
Chef Lorna is not afraid to experiment and try new things in Calvary’s Good Hope Kitchen. Recently she was inspired to create a variation on a Mexican chicken dish that she ordered at one of her favorite restaurants. It took a few tries to get the…
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Nutrition Class Culminates in Unique Vision Boards
Women learn about health, wellness, food, and finances as part of Calvary’s Nutrition Education program. Since the launch of the Nutrition Education Program last October, women at Calvary have been learning more about making informed choices a…
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Step Up DC
At Calvary Women’s Services, we are committed to growing our programs to best meet the needs of the community and the women we serve. For the last year, our staff has been planning for a new employment placement program that will soon be available…
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Seeing the World through Geography Class
Do you remember all of the state capitals? Can you name the five world oceans? If you’ve been attending LEAP, then you probably can! It all started with a movie. While watching some of the films nominated for this year’s Academy Awards, a group…
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Take Part in Do More 24!
Join thousands of people who will come together to help transform the Washington, DC community! Tomorrow is Do More 24, a daylong fundraising project launched by the local United Way for nonprofits in the Washington, DC region. This 24 hour online e…
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