We hear so much every day about healthy living, but how many of us are actually making consistent choices that will benefit our health? Maintaining a healthy weight, being fit, and making wise nutrition choices all go a long way in living longer and improving your quality of life. It seems like every day, however, the experts change their minds about which foods are best for you, how much exercise is enough and which are the most effective ways to exercise. The good news is, we can help. Did you know that CDPHP offers wellness workshops, online health assessment tools, videos and animations on specific health-topics, a symptom checker and more?
Visit here often for more suggestions how to practice healthy habits in your already hectic life. We know that sometimes life can get in the way of your commitment to healthy eating and exercising, and we’re here to give you some easy life hacks that you can use to get on track and stay there, even if you occasionally fall off course.
A few years ago, I was invited to take a tour of a homeless shelter in one of the most impoverished neighborhoods in Albany. Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless is located in the heart of Sheridan Hollow, a community I normally drive over – not through – to get to work. Curious as to what I might see, I graciously accepted the offer. continue reading →
The Capital Region has an underrated reputation as a fishing destination. That’s what happens when the Adirondacks and its 3,000 waterways reside to your north, and the Catskills, the birthplace of fly fishing in America, are located at your doorstep. continue reading →
It’s no secret that exercise can be difficult. Maintaining a routine, settling on something that interests you, and finding the time, the money, the gear – whatever the obstacle, there always seems to be a reason to skip it or start again tomorrow. continue reading →