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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You made the CDPHP Summer of Saving such a success, we are adding a whole new list of ways to save in the coming months!
As a CDPHP member, you can take advantage of deep discounts on attractions and events in the Capital Region and beyond. Whether you’re looking for a fun way to see the changing leaves or already planning for ski season, our Member Deals have you covered.
The year you turn 65 is an exciting time of life! It’s also the year you get to enroll in Medicare. Maybe you’re newly retired and making plans for travel, volunteering, or babysitting the grandkids. Maybe you’re postponing retirement because you’re still full of enthusiasm for your job. Maybe you’re not sure what lies ahead, but you’re determined to make these years your best yet!
As a New Yorker, there is almost no better feeling than to stuff the snow boots in the closet, slide in to a pair of flip-flops and head outside to enjoy a few months of warm sunshine. Whether you’re hitting the trails, the beach, the park, or just throwing some burgers on the grill, be sure to take precautions to avoid one of summer’s worst spoilers: ticks.
“One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.” – William Feather, publisher and author
Becoming eligible for Medicare often marks the beginning of a new season in life. Perhaps you’re getting ready to retire. Maybe you’re newly retired and filling your calendar with volunteerism, babysitting grandchildren, or midday tee times. Perhaps you’re strategizing how to spend your last few years on the job.
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.
Running and walking are effective ways to get and stay healthy. In addition to burning calories, spending time outside reduces stress and inflammation, combats fatigue, and may lower your risk for depression and hypertension.
This summer, there is another reason to lace up your running shoes and hit the pavement: helping others. Throughout the summer, various charities and organizations will host 5k road races, fun runs, and walks to benefit everything from heart health to food pantries. Just pick your weekend, pick your passion, and pick up your pace – all for a good cause.
Ready to race? Check out just some of this summer’s charitable events.