Switching Gears – Bike Share in Albany

I had this notion for a long time that using a bike to get around Albany was not the best idea. I live within walking distance from a lot of areas in the city and enjoy bringing my dog to as many places as I can. After spending some time using CDPHP® Cycle!SM, I realize how silly that notion was.

I planned to use the bike-share program for a weekend, jumping around to events, restaurants, museums, and to explore. Spoiler alert – we are now avid users of shared bikes and instead of just a weekend, we constantly use them to get around town.

Here are some thoughts after using CDPHP Cycle!:

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What Does Taylor Swift Have in Common with Health Insurance?

Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter, and undoubtedly, one of the most popular artists of the decade. She’s won 10 Grammys, a record 23 Billboard Music Awards, and is one of the best-selling musicians in history. More than just a pop sensation who came along with the right look at the right time, her talents have landed her in the Songwriters Hall of Fame and on Rolling Stone’s list of 100 Greatest Songwriters. Oh, and she’s a decorated philanthropist who routinely donates hundreds of thousands of dollars to worthwhile causes.

Yet, despite all of the accolades and good deeds, Swift can’t escape her “Reputation” for boyfriend hopping or getting mired in “Bad Blood” with music icons like Kanye West and Katy Perry.

When it comes to negative press overshadowing good intentions, health plans can relate.

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Schedule Those Summer Checkups for Your Kids!

Summer can be a great time to relax, enjoy the sun, and unwind a bit. You might be planning a vacation, or something as simple as a picnic with friends or family.

For kids, the most important part of the summer is…NO SCHOOL!

Since it’s a time without classes, homework, and after-school activities on the schedule, summer is the perfect opportunity to take your kids to the doctor for their annual checkup. This is also known as a well visit.

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“I Know Good Service When I See It!”

At 68 years old, Corinne Kennedy recently made the decision to move back to her hometown of Troy, NY. Once settled into her new place, the retired health care worker knew she had to make a decision about her health insurance.

“I started asking around. Everyone I spoke to said, ‘CDPHP is the absolute best.’”

Living on a fixed income, Corinne needed a plan that was both affordable and high-quality. She was pleasantly surprised when she started shopping around on the CDPHP website.

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Get Out There: Where to Take Your Wheels

If you’re looking to swap your hiking boots for a bike helmet, New York state has a web of bike trails ranging from perfectly paved to ruggedly wild.

Whether you’re looking to just bike in for a pleasant picnic or spend a day traversing hills and valleys, there’s plenty to choose from in the Capital Region and beyond. Spend an hour or a whole day exploring the area on two wheels. It’s healthy, fun, and there’s no telling what you may discover.

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CDPHP Summer of Savings!

Warm weather, sunshine, trips to the beach, more time outside, pools, ice cream – can summer get any better?!

Yes, in fact – if you’re a CDPHP member!

This summer, CDPHP members can receive exclusive discounts to a variety of Capital Region events, hot-spots, and more.

We’re more than just great benefits and award-winning customer service. Value-added extras like these are just one of the reasons CDPHP is different.

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