May 17, 2024 Healthy Living

Tips to stay active, strong, and healthy as you age

Staying active is an important part of being healthy at any age. But it can become especially important as you get older. That’s why CDPHP® Senior Fit offers access to gyms, fitness classes, and wellness programs at no additional cost.

Are you a CDPHP Medicare Advantage member? Check out these resources to help keep you moving.

And if you see a fitness program you like, don’t forget to talk to your doctor before you start an exercise routine!


Enjoy no-cost access to SilverSneakers locations in your neighborhood and across the country. SilverSneakers also offers online, at-home workout options so you can stay fit even when the gyms are closed. Just present the SilverSneakers card you received in the mail or show your CDPHP Medicare Advantage ID card.

For more information, call 1-866-584-7389 or visit

CDPHP® Fitness ConnectSM at the Ciccotti Center

Members have access to a fitness center with cardio and resistance equipment, a 25-yard lap pool, massage therapy, and more. The state-of-the-art Ciccotti Center also offers:

  • Group exercise classes. From yoga to Zumba, group exercise classes at the Ciccotti Center are taught by certified instructors who want to motivate you toward achieving your fitness goals.
  • MyFitRxTM. This eight-week individualized medical fitness program gives you an exercise plan, two 60-minute group workout sessions a week, health assessments at the start and end of the program, unlimited access to the Ciccotti Center, and a program summary report for you and your doctor. All at no additional cost!*
  • CDPHP Customer ConnectSM. Stop by to speak with a CDPHP member relations specialist to get answers to your questions, request a new ID card, and more.

Call (518) 867-8920 or visit for more information.

Other Senior Fit wellness options

Looking for even more? Medicare Advantage members have access to additional no-cost programs through CDPHP Senior Fit including:

  • Wellness and fitness classes. CDPHP offers classes year-round throughout our service area and online. Try tai chi, yoga, body sculpting, healthy cooking, and more. Visit to view the latest offerings.
  • The CDPHP Health Hub. Get easy access to programs designed to help you achieve your unique health and wellness goals.
    • Learn how to eat well, move more, sleep better, manage stress, and more.
    • Personalize your experience and build points for healthy choices you make every day.
    • Earn up to $175 in CDPHP Life Points® Rewards, redeemable for gift cards.
  • Personalized health support programs. A team of registered nurses, educators, and pharmacists can find answers and help you manage and monitor your health. Call 1-888-94-CDPHP (942-3747) to get started.

More ways to stay active, CDPHP member or not

Looking for strength exercises? Try 8 strength exercises to help prevent falls.

Like playing sports with friends? Join the pickleball craze!

Enjoy hiking with your furry friend? Read 10 tips and 5 locations to hike with your dog in the Capital Region.

And there’s CDPHP Cycle! in the warmer months so you can get where you need to go while getting some exercise.

*Medicare Advantage plan members only. Other CDPHP plan members may have a cost associated with this program. Please check your plan documents for details.

Sarah Bowman
About the Author

Sarah Bowman is a communications supervisor who joined CDPHP in November 2020. A life-long lover of words, Sarah brings the team 20 years of editing and writing experience gained through her positions at a digital media company, public relations agency, and book publishing house. She attended The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY where she received her BA in Public Communications. Sarah currently resides in the Capital Region with her husband and son where she enjoys long family walks, Broadway shows, and finding the next great streaming series to binge.

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