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May 17, 2024

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…

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May 07, 2024

4 health benefits you can rake in by gardening

Spring brings birds singing, flowers blooming, and preparations for vegetable gardens. Many people may be hesitant about starting their own garden because they don’t know where to start, but you can rake in the benefits, both physically and mentally, from even the smallest garden. Boosts your mood There’s something about being outside, breathing the fresh…

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April 11, 2024

Your survival guide for springtime allergies

Like clockwork, here in upstate New York, the robins have returned, along with milder temperatures and budding trees. These are welcomed signs of longer, warmer, sunnier days ahead! But for many of my patients, it’s also the start of pollen allergies. When warmer temperatures arrive, and people get outdoors they’re faced with the spring’s biggest…

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February 14, 2024

How doulas and midwives differ

Every pregnant person’s birthing journey needs and preferences are different. That’s why it’s important to make a plan for who you want to include on your support team. As you consider your options, you may wonder about the differences between doulas and midwives. Here are some key facts about both. What is a doula? A…

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January 24, 2024

5 tips for using your prepaid Benefits Mastercard

Your prepaid Benefits Mastercard makes using your Medicare Advantage over-the-counter (OTC) and dental benefits even easier! We’ve teamed up with NationsBenefits to bring you one convenient card preloaded with both your quarterly OTC and yearly dental spending amounts. Here’s how it works… Use your card online, over the phone, or in person to buy eligible…

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January 02, 2024

A New Patient Guide for a Successful First Doctor’s Appointment

While it might seem as simple as picking up the phone, getting established at a new doctor’s office can feel overwhelming. Here are some tips for finding the right provider, getting an appointment, and making the most of your first visit. Getting established with a primary care provider is one of the most important steps…

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