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Resources for Everyone

  • The Relationship Between Outdoor Play And Early Childhood Development -Discussions about the benefits of outdoor play for children's physical, social, and cognitive development and provides practical tips for parents and caregivers to encourage outdoor play.

  • A Family's Guide To Keeping Children Safe During Outdoor Activities - This family outdoor safety guide aims to help families with young children stay safe and healthy when going on outdoor adventures. It offers practical information and tips that parents or carers can refer to when assessing situations to prevent injuries and educate kids about safety. Please click on the link above to learn more.

  • A Start-to-Finish Guide to Chicken Farm Disease Prevention - Animal welfare, poultry environment, feed formulation, and additive restrictions are common challenges the poultry industry faces. However, food contamination by pathogens remains the top concern of consumers.  Please click on the link above to learn more.

  • As the demand for organic and healthier food options continues to increase, many people are taking an interest in starting their own free-range farms. Free-range farming refers to a method of raising chickens outside cages and confined spaces where they can engage in natural behaviors. Chickens raised on free-range farms have access to diverse food sources and are thus healthier and produce more nutritious meat and eggs.  To learn more, click link.  https://www.strombergschickens.com/guide-to-free-range-farming-facts-pros-and-cons/

  • Muscle spasms in your pelvic floor can be downright frustrating. They can lead to pain all around the pelvic area, including the vagina, and even in the lower back. Often, pelvic floor spasms are a type of pelvic floor dysfunction known as vaginismus. To find out more, click link. https://www.thepelvichub.com/pelvic-health/pelvic-floor-muscle-spasm
  • Living in the digital age is convenient and fast, as compared to the time when computers and smartphones weren’t in use at all. Emails, texts, and instant messages are the new norm of communicating, and everyone is connected 24-7. While everyone enjoys this convenience, it comes with its own host of problems. The lack of privacy is one of the biggest challenges of people living in the 21st century. To find out more, click link.  https://www.customenvy.com/pages/smartphone-safety-101-ways-to-protect-your-phone-from-damage-and-hacking
  • First-Time Dog Owner Guide - This guide explains every key chapter of dog ownership for first-timers in brief so you can welcome the newest member of the household in no time.  Please click on the link above to learn more.
  • 15 Tips for New Dog Owners - This guide covers the basics of dog ownership, including 15 tips for pet parents and a complete new puppy checklist.  Please check on the link above to learn more.

  • BeeKeeping 101 - The Ultimate Beginners Guide - Beekeeping can feel overwhelming for beginners.  The good news is, learning to be a beekeeper is not as complex as it might first seem.  Please click on the above link to learn more.
  • Guide to Affordable and Sustaining Car Maintenance - Car maintenance is a must for every new or seasoned car owner. When there is regular car maintenance, one does not need to replace their vehicle or its parts every few years.  Click the above link to learn more.
  • Guide for Deck Lights Disposal and Recycling - Light recycling refers to the proper management and repurposing of all types of light bulbs. While most people are aware of other recyclable materials, such as paper, plastic, and glass, recycling light bulbs is a lesser-known recycling service with untold environmental impact.  Please click above to learn more.
  • An Educational Guide on Taxes for College Students and Graduates - 30+ things college graduates need to know about tax rates.  Please click to learn more.The Freedom Center - Your Path To Freedom From Addiction Starts Here.   Just click to learn more.
  • Resources for Preventing Memory Loss - The reasons behind memory loss can vary from person to person. For some, it may be due to natural signs of aging, while for others, it may be correlated with early signs of Alzheimer’s or dementia.  Memory loss is common and can happen at multiple stages of life. Luckily, there are various exercises and brain games to improve working memory.  Through this website, you will find information on the different ways to prevent memory loss, information on memory disorders, and additional resources to help spread awareness about memory loss prevention. 
  • Directory of Grants for Single Mothers - Listed here are financial assistance programs that help single mothers with rent, utility bills, child care, education, medication, housing, medical bills, and mortgage, among others.

Therapy / Rehabilitation Institutes

  • Discovery Institute - Discovery Institute’s Intensive Outpatient Program offers drug and alcohol addiction treatment for addicts that need to live at home while getting help.  Please click on the link above to learn more (nonprofit corporation).

  • Telehealth Treatment from Evolve Wellness - When dealing with a mental health disorder, it can be daunting to reach out for help, let alone ask for it. Fortunately, you are not alone in your struggles, we’re here to help.  Please click on the link above to learn more.

  • Westwind: Behavioral Health Treatment - If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, know that help is available anytime.  There is a  team of treatment professionals ready to offer you support 24/7.  Please click on the link above to learn more.

  • The Power of Comics: How Sequential Art Can Improve Mental Health - Sequential art (coined by Will Eisner in 1985), which includes comics, have been a source of entertainment and inspiration for generations, capturing the imaginations of readers with their vivid illustrations and captivating storylines.  Please click on the link above to learn more.

  • Creating Comics in Therapy - Please click on this link to learn more.

  • Bayview Recovery Center: Addiction Treatment in Washington - Bayview Recovery Center offers proven outpatient treatment programs at our Tacoma WA drug rehab center. Our services can provide varying levels of care, which allows each client to find an effective and accessible recovery program for them. At Bayview, your recovery includes proven therapies, administered by the most respected addiction specialists in the industry.  Please click on the above link to learn more.

  • Eagle Creek Ranch Recovery - As a clinically driven drug and alcohol treatment program in Idaho, we cultivate growth and foster purpose. At Eagle Creek Ranch Recovery, you will learn to rise above your past.  Please click the the link to learn more.

  • Help for Students with Substance Abuse Issues - Our guide helps students learn about which substances pose the greatest risks to them, the consequences of continuous usage.
  • Jaywalker Lodge - Learn more about our expeditions and service programs which are designed to contribute in meaningful ways to your alcohol or drug rehabilitation.
  • MPower Wellness  - Recovery is more than just abstinence. At MPower, we blend innovative forms of treatment with therapy, yoga, and other practices to help patients heal in every area of their lives. When you start your path to sobriety at MPower, you will be supported, inspired, and encouraged to find purpose in every step of the journey.
  • First City Recovery Center - Learn about a medical detox solution to drug and/or alcohol addiction.
  • Free by the Sea - Here at Free by the Sea, we make sure to place a focus on treating the underlying mental health issues that co-occur with substance use disorders with rehab programs that are designed with your unique needs in mind.
  • Substance Abuse Treatment at Northern Illinois - Overcoming addiction requires professional treatment and immense support.  Treatment is a combination of medical care, clinical care, peer support, holistic medicine, and more.  Addiction treatment helps people achieve long-term health and wellness that may have been otherwise unattainable without treatment.
  • Casco Bay Recovery - If you are an Individual who is struggling with an addiction to alcohol, opioids, prescription drugs, and other substances, you can benefit from specialized care. Our team of addiction treatment specialists has the experience needed to help clients no matter where they are on the journey to recovery.
  • Detox Resources - Often, it is said that the first step in recovery is accepting that you have an addiction and making the choice to receive treatment. Please check out this website to learn more.
  • Alcohol Induced Dementia - This is a really important topic because often this illness gets to the point where it interferes with your daily life. We want to help as many people as possible avoid this horrible illness.  We believe you will benefit from our article. Please click on the link to learn more.
  • Self-Harm Treatment - According to the CDC, each year, more than 300,000 people go to the emergency room to treat self-harm injuries. It's vital for families and friends to understand the signs to help someone in danger before it's too late.
  • Alcoholism Treatment - This free web guide is a resource for people who are looking to take the next step and learn more about recovery. Our objective is to ensure health and wellness within the community. 
  • Addiction Treatment Lifeline - Addiction Guide is one of the only educational websites founded by a recovering addict, an addict's spouse, and a board-certified addiction doctor.  Over 100,000 Americans have died of a drug overdose during the pandemic, and so we created this website with a clear mission - we want to save lives.  Please click here for more information.
  • Recover Integrity is a boutique community program that provides high-quality group work, multiple individual sessions, and a theory-based approach to recovery. They maintain a private atmosphere and utilize the highest level of clinical care, wisdom-work, and trust-building to help people recover integrity. To find out more, click link. Villa Kali Ma - https://villakalima.com/

Resources for Senior Citizens

  • Senior's Guide to Bedroom Fall Prevention - While falls happen everywhere, we want to focus on those that happen in the home, particularly in the bedroom. We spend one-third of our lives sleeping or trying to sleep, so it makes sense to prioritize this room when trying to reduce fall risks.  Please click on the link above to learn more.
  • A Guide to Recognizing and Preventing Life Insurance Scams - Scammers rely on catching their victims off guard and unprepared. Our goal with this guide is to inform your readers on different types of life insurance scams circulating today, so that we may prevent and mitigate the damage they can cause.  Please click above to learn more.
  • Many of us watch films to escape from the stress of our day-to-day lives, but others indulge in movies and TV shows to see themselves and not feel so alone in what they face. One profession often underrepresented is being a carer, and it is hard to find films that accurately portray this job and patients who have dementia. To find out more, click the link. 


  • DIY Home Modifications for Senior Fall Prevention - Falls are a leading cause of death for older adults and are often preventable. We created this guide to provide simple modifications that can be done in the home to help lower the risk of falls.  Please click to learn more.
  • Safe, Independent Living for Seniors - Living independently doesn't mean you can't ask for help if you need it. There are a wide variety of resources that exist to give you the helping hand you need to maintain your independence at home.  Please click to learn more.
  • Eye Health Guide for Seniors - Around 37 million Americans over 50 have experienced some form of vision loss. With this in mind, we have put together this comprehensive guide, "Eye Health for Seniors: A Guide to Vision Concerns for Aging Eyes". In this guide, we discuss common vision conditions that come with old age, and how to prevent and/or manage them.
  • How to Get Free/No Cost Adult Underwear - The task of choosing the correct bladder control products can be a rather scary task. Between all the different types of products, sizes, absorbency levels and brands, it is understandable that this mission can easily become overwhelming. Please click here to learn more.
  • Bathroom Safety for Seniors and/or Caregivers - The bathroom is often one of the smallest rooms in any given house.  However, at the same time, the potential for injury while in the bathroom is perhaps higher than anywhere else in the home.  Please visit this website to learn more about how to be safe!
  • Promoting Mental Health in Seniors - Mental health is a crucial component of our health in all stages of life and becomes even more important as we age. Our guide was designed to provide seniors, caregivers, and families with the knowledge they need for a healthy mental health environment.
  • How to Keep Senior Citizens Safe from Scams - Our elderly loved ones are some of the most precious people in our lives.  Sadly though, seniors are also some of the most vulnerable, especially when it comes to online scams.  Click here to learn how to protect them.
  • Nutrition Guide for Seniors: Understanding Nutritional Challenges for People over 65.  As people age, their bodies undergo a variety of changes that can affect their ability to digest food and absorb nutrients.  To learn more click here for an extensive guide showing how to better understand and manage the nutrition challenges that many seniors face.
  • Safety for Elderly: The Ultimate Guide.  Many of our older loved ones enjoy their independence. However, it is essential to recognize that aging can introduce safety issues where before there were none. Consult this ultimate guide for senior citizens to ensure senior safety for your loved ones.
  • Online Guide to Senior Care and Wellness - As the Baby Boomer generation transitions into old age, there’s never been a more important time to learn how you can make a difference in the health of senior citizens. Check out the following website to learn what long-term care means for seniors, discover which degrees can lead you to a career in healthy aging, and hear from a gerontology expert about getting involved.  https://www.edumed.org/resources/gerontology-and-long-term-care.
  • Grants for Seniors - A Guide for Seniors and Retirees - This website is an excellent place to learn about the many benefits available to Senior Citizens in many areas of daily life.  Learn about financial help, food and housing assistance, and much more.  Please check this website for more information.
  • Nursing Home and Assisted Living Directory:  At https://cnaclassesnearme.com/assisted-living-nursing-homes/ , you will find a compilation of all nursing homes and assisted living facilities across the United States to help individuals identify all available options in their geographic area. You can use the maps on the state pages to scroll to your region, or you can use the tables to search by city or zip code. 
  • Nursing Home Abuse Guide - Nursing home abuse is a horrifying reality happening in our communities and affecting our senior citizens. When we place our elder loved ones in a nursing home, we expect staff members to treat them with dignity and respect. Unfortunately, that's not always the case. With over 15,000 nursing homes housing 1.7 million licensed beds across the United States as of 2016 and current residents totaling upwards of 1.3 million as of 2015, nursing homes and staff need to be held accountable for how they care for our older generations. Therefore, it's crucial to understand what nursing home abuse is, the different types of abuse, signs of abuse, and how to prevent it.
  • AssistedLivingToday.com (ALT) - ALT's mission is to help the disabled and elderly maximize their healthy years and age gracefully.  With that in mind, ALT recently published a much-needed resource for the growing low-income senior population. To learn more, please click on the links below.
  1. Assisted Living Options for Low-Income Elders
  2. Senior Housing for Low-Income Residents

Support for Veterans

  • BeeKeeping for Seniors/Veterans - Seniors and Veterans do not have to accept their limitations as the norm.  To help them deal with the difficulties they are facing and to alleviate the distress they are feeling, beekeeping is introduced as a good therapy.  Please click on the link above to learn more.
  • THIS OLD HOUSE:  Veteran-Owned Moving Companies To Consider in 2023 -  Relocating provides a great opportunity to support your community. Most of us think of purging old and unused items and donating to our favorite charities. But working with a veteran-owned moving company is another terrific way to give back. Please the link above to learn more.
  • Mesothelioma Resource Group for Veterans - Veterans can develop mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos fibers during their military service. Thankfully, the VA offers a wide range of benefits to veterans that developed mesothelioma, asbestosis, lung cancer, and other health problems.
  • A Guide for Veterans Overcoming Substance Use Disorder - One of the most important parts of a veteran's journey to addiction recovery is that they know they're not alone. With this in mind, we've curated a guide to addiction recovery resources specifically for veterans. Our guide includes signs and symptoms of substance abuse, rehabilitation options, therapy programs for substance abuse, financial resources, and other veteran advocacy groups.
  • Veterans and Addiction- Traumatic events such as combat exposure and multiple deployments can cause PTSD, and many experiencing it turn to drugs or alcohol to self-medicate feelings of anxiety and stress.  Our web guide provides information on substance misuse and addiction recovery options for the veteran community. Please learn more by clicking here.
  • Camp Lejeune Water Contamination -  Military personnel who served at Camp Lejeune between 1953 and 1987 were exposed to contaminated water, resulting in deadly illnesses.  An estimated 500k to 1 million veterans and their families have been affected over a 60 year period.  We put together an educational article that describes more about this issue, including the health effects, and how veterans can receive their benefits.  Click on this link to learn more!
  • Military Resume Example and Writing Guide - A guide to help military service members optimize their resumes.  Please click here to learn more!

  • Find Free Grants for Veterans in all 50 states and major cities.  Please click here for more information on this valuable resource for veterans.

  • Guide on Veteran Business Loans.  Veteran-owned businesses make up 9% of companies today, with that number only growing. That's why we created a guide covering everything veterans need to know about business and credit loans.  It includes what qualifications a veteran needs to meet for a loan, different types of loans such as VA or SBA loans, tips on how to apply for loans, and additional financial resources for veterans. There's even an infographic outlining the loan pre-application checklist process. Please check out the link above.
  • Maritime Accidents and Injuries - Maritime Injury Center - MIC -is a detailed resource for mariners and military alike -- with info on everything from military to maritime, the Jones Act, and more.  Click on the link above and learn more.
  • Veterans Starting Small Businesses - Click here.
  • Asbestos was used extensively all throughout the military. We now know about the diseases that exposure to asbestos causes, however, the damage has already been done for many veterans, and asbestos is even still in military applications. We put together a guide that lists 20 ways that asbestos was used in the military. Check it out below:

    20 Ways Asbestos Was Used in the Military - bergmanlegal.com/military-asbestos-exposure/

Technology Support

Maryland MedicareAdvantage Plans Information

  • SelectQuote will help you cut through the clutter of Medicare.  In just minutes, we can compare all the Medicare options available for you.  Don’t wait to ensure you’re getting all the benefits you deserve.  Click here now,  to find out more!
  • Designed to be an all-in-one solution, Medicare Advantage Plans are offered by Medicare-approved private insurance companies. There are several types of Medicare Advantage Plans available, depending on your insurance provider and location. Learn the differences between these plans and how they affect your coverage so that you can make the right choice for your medical situation.  Please click here for more information.

Mesothelioma and Other Injury Help Information     

  • Mesothelioma Resource Group - A mesothelioma diagnosis can be shocking and stressful — but we’re here to help. Mesothelioma Resource Group can connect you with medical professionals, top treatments, and financial aid right now. Our team is dedicated to helping you and your family in any way we can.

  • Asbestos Exposure - Asbestos is a dangerous mineral that was extensively used in almost everything up until a couple of decades ago. For this reason, asbestos is still lurking in many places, including building, military products, and even schools. That's why we wanted to make a guide that details asbestos exposure and gives other information.  Check it out by clicking on the link above.

  • Mesothelioma Lawyer Center - Choosing the right legal representation for you and your family is crucial. It can also be overwhelming.  At Mesothelioma Lawyer Center , we clear through the confusion on your behalf and connect you with highly respected mesothelioma lawyers near you. Mesothelioma - Please click HERE for informational resources related to Mesothelioma.

  • Mesothelioma Veterans - www.mesotheliomavets.com

  • Maritime Accidents and Injuries - Maritime Injury Center - MIC -is a detailed resource for mariners and military alike -- with info on everything from military to maritime, the Jones Act, and more.  Click on the link above and learn more.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • CATHERINE FOUNDATION Bilingual Volunteers Needed

    Request for bilingual women volunteers that may have a day or two (or more) a month to help us out with our Spanish population.  We have one very dedicated staff member Kathy Martin that sees clients 4 days a week every week and she desperately needs some help. Training will be provided but the main requirement is to be of good standing with the Church. 

    Interest and more information regarding this position can be sent to info@catherinefoundation.org or may call 301-932-8811 and ask Kathy Martin.

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