Healthy Living

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.

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Plan Your Summer Staycation at a State Park

One need not travel far this summer to find budget-friendly activities the whole family will enjoy. Those who live in and around the Capital Region are fortunate to have access to several state parks that feature museums, walking and running trails, art exhibits, and much more. Here are a few ideas to get you started. continue reading →

Emotional benefits of gardening

A Return to Nature and Sanity

What is it about a garden that works so well to improve one’s mood? Well, first there is the warmth of the sunshine. Mmmm…already you are relaxing! Add the music of birdsong, fragrant flowers, a cooling breeze—paradise. continue reading →

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Protecting Yourself from Lyme Disease

It’s that time of year again when everyone is itching to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. Summer activities like hiking and gardening are beneficial for your health, but also come with the potential for contact with ticks, which can transmit Lyme disease. continue reading →