Health & Fitness Expo

CapitalCare / CDPHP Health & Fitness Expo

Are your running shoes ready? Whether you’re gearing up for a fast run or are more comfortable with a brisk walk, the Freihofer’s® 36th Run for Women is coming soon! The event will take place Saturday, May 31 at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. Also scheduled for that weekend is the CapitalCare/CDPHP® Health & Fitness Expo. Head to the plaza anytime Friday, May 30 from noon to 7 p.m. or Saturday, May 31 between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. to partake in a variety of family-friendly health and fitness activities. continue reading →

Decoding Rx Benefits

Decoding your Rx Benefits

Prescription medications can have a big impact on your health – and on your wallet. That’s why it’s so important to understand how your prescription drug coverage works – which drugs are covered, how much they cost, and how it all works. We can guide you through it. continue reading →

Managing Diabetes

Tips for Managing Your Diabetes

Whether you’re newly diagnosed with diabetes or have been dealing with the disease for many years, it’s an ever-present part of your life. For a person with diabetes, staying healthy means keeping blood sugar level within target range. That’s why what you eat and when you eat it is the key to keeping your diabetes in check. continue reading →

It's Not About Being Fit, It's About Being Thin

Your Body: It’s Not about Being Thin, It’s about Being Fit

We hear all the time in the media about how to be “fit,” and society leads us to believe that people, especially women, are more attractive if they are thin. For lots of people, the motivation to become or remain thin is to be attractive, but thin and fit are not the same thing. That’s why a weight-loss program that’s geared toward shedding pounds and not increasing exercise or eating healthy food might help you lose weight, but it may not improve your overall health. continue reading →

Great Fitness Routine Apps

Great Apps for Quick Fitness Routines

We all know how important exercise is. For some of us, the biggest stumbling block in our quest for fitness is not motivation, but time. Carving out time to go to the gym can be a challenge, especially when you’re juggling jobs, kids, and everything else that life throws your way. Lucky for you, if you have a smartphone, there’s nothing standing between you and a fabulous fitness app that you can easily add to your daily routine. Here are a few of my favorites: continue reading →