CDPHP is so much more than a health insurance company. We’re on the ground in the community where you live, and we’re working to improve the lives and health of those in your neighborhoods, schools, and workplaces. Through our Charity of Choice program, employees can volunteer their time, talents, and resources to support one worthwhile charity each year. In addition, we sponsor the Workforce Team Challenge, health and fitness expos, health forums, and other community events that promote a healthy lifestyle.
We’re everywhere you are, in the Capital District and beyond. Won’t you join us?
Each August for the last three years, I have looked forward to “Cornival,” a chefs’ challenge and charity fundraiser co-hosted by CDPHP® and SEFCU. Not only have I been impressed with the delicious and inventive corn-themed dishes created by some very talented local chefs, but I also appreciate the fact that the event is designed to shine a light on the potentially devastating impact of food insecurity on the health and well-being of our community. continue reading →
“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.
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.
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.
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.