Kristin came to CDPHP in 2018 and is a communications specialist. She writes and edits content for use in internal and external communications. She has a background in journalism, and most recently worked for a local daily newspaper. Kristin has also been a staff writer for a monthly food and beverage magazine in the Midwest. She loves learning new things and trying new food. She will never turn down a bowl of noodles or falafel. Kristin likes to travel and explore with her husband and two children.
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A simple phone call might have saved Shari’s life. A CDPHP community health specialist called Shari and offered to help her set up an appointment for a cervical cancer screening, commonly known as a Pap test. Shari decided that there was no time like the present and picked a day and time to see her OB/GYN.
Your bones – all 206 of them – are living, growing tissues that form a head-to-toe supportive framework for your body. They also protect vital organs, anchor your muscles, and store calcium. Given their important role in your body, it is critical that you understand how to promote and preserve bone health throughout your life.
You’ve probably made plans for your financial future by having a 401k or a life insurance policy. You’ve taken steps now to make sure you’re prepared for whatever tomorrow might bring.
You can prepare for your health care future with advance care planning. What is advance care planning? If you are ever unable to speak for yourself, advance care planning lets doctors and hospitals know what kind of care you want and don’t want. Planning ahead and having the proper documents in place removes the burden from your family and loved ones of making your medical decisions.
Summers don’t last long in the Capital Region and the North Country. Don’t waste a moment of sunshine; get outside and go on a picnic. Whether you want to tailgate at an Albany Empire game or reward yourself after a long hike, dining al fresco is one of the season’s great joys.
Mother’s Day is just around the corner—are you ready? If not, don’t panic. There are plenty of ways to celebrate Mom. Brunch is nice and flowers are sweet, but why not shake it up this year? This Mother’s Day, give her an experience she’ll remember. Whether she loves to pamper herself at the spa or would rather lace up her hiking boots and get outside, the Capital Region, Hudson Valley, and North Country offer exactly what Mom wants.