Housing Vouchers Most Effective Way to Reduce Homelessness for Families in Shelters
A chart from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Aging experts suggest you discuss these 10 senior care issues with your family
Aging experts share what we need to discuss in senior care. See the 10 topics in aging-related issues that need our attention now.
How to Help Children Cope with a Crisis
Save the Children has provided ten tips to help children cope with tragedies like the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT and the Boston Marathon bombing. Learn more
Just how dangerous is meat and poultry packing?
While some statistics show a decline in worker injuries, it may not necessarily mean those jobs are getting safer
How to Vet a Charity
Giving is a form of investment. Online resources such as GuideStar, Charity Navigator and CharityWatch can help donors scrutinize a nonprofit.
10 Tips for Better Sleep After Brain Injury
Does it really matter if you get enough sleep? Yes! It may matter even more if you’re recovering from a brain injury as sleep disturbances are common. This makes it harder for those with a TBI to get the quantity and quality of sleep they need.Any brain injury — mild to severe — can lead to changes in sleep. These changes can affect you physically, mentally and emotionally. Deepening depression and anxiety, increased irritability, lack of energy, problems remembering things and a drop in one’s sense of well-being are some effects of troubled sleep.Making simple changes to your behavior and environment — sleep schedule, bedtime habits, daily lifestyle choices — can resolve some sleep problems. Defense…
find the top non-profit organizations
Philanthropedia is the best online source of information about the top non profit organizations in numerous social causes. It allows you to donate money to the best charities in an entire social cause with one click.
Tips for Choosing a Dialysis Clinic
Print this handout Choosing a dialysis clinic is an important decision. If you are a new patient, traveling, or simply looking to transfer to new facility, this decision can seem overwhelming. You will need to consider many factors, including the location, distance from your home, schedule, quality-of-care, and much more. Here are some tips to help you choose a facility that is right for you.
Art that Slows Down How We Assess Gender
At the center of Smack Mellon’s Dumbo gallery, Gil Yefman’s knitted wrecking ball of genitalia and bodily fluids hangs from the ceiling.
How Can I Diminish A Mountain of Anxiety after TBI?
The huge task of bringing yourself down from the "mountain" of anxiety after TBI is a unchartered trek, since every brain injury is different. This blog post points to some ways to make the journey easier, with some considerable suggestions to help find your way.