Care in Crown Heights
Health care can be confusing, and at times you may need to sit and chat with a real person, ask questions and get reliable information, or solve a problem. EmblemHealth is proud to bring you Neighborhood Care — a unique approach to solving the challenges of health care.
Video: EmblemHealth Member Beats the Odds of Diabetes
EmblemHealth member and retired New York City police officer Mike Jones is one of 86 million Americans with prediabetes. Diagnosed in 2015, Mike enrolled in the Diabetes Prevention Program at his local EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care.
Diabetes Education Week: Diabetes FAQ’s
EmblemHealth’s Neighborhood Care locations don’t just offer free exercise classes, we also provide members with educational health classes and workshops.
Eat for Life!
By Chef Kenny Minor, Personal Chef and Author
Living a healthy and balanced life is all about making SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely) choices for your life.
EmblemHealth Partners with Cityblock Health to Bring New Care Model to New York
We are excited to announce our new partnership with Cityblock Health, a company that leverages technology and a high-touch, personalized approach to care to provide medical, behavioral and social services to Medicare and Medicaid patients in urban, underserved communities.
Ask of the Month: All About Tai Chi
During the past few months, we received some questions from our members about Tai Chi, an exercise class we offer at some of EmblemHealth’s Neighborhood Care locations . We brought your questions to the Tai Chi Master at our Chinatown location, Sunny Tsang, and he explained the purpose and benefits of this ancient practice.
How Gratitude Can Change Your Life
Summertime is in full swing and whether you’re enjoying spending time outside around the city or traveling abroad, there’s so much to be grateful for! Yet, how often do you stop to think about gratitude?
CDC Recognizes EmblemHealth for Diabetes Prevention Program
Today, EmblemHealth became the first U.S. health insurer to receive full recognition from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention for its Diabetes Prevention Program in New York City. The program is offered in both English and Spanish and led by trained lifestyle coaches.
Why Doing Good is Good for You: 5 Unexpected Benefits of Volunteering
Volunteering is not only a great way to give back to your community—it’s also good for your health and well-being. We recently sat down with EmblemHealth member Carolyn Ramey, who shared her thoughts on what volunteering means to her and how she got started.
Therapy Animals: Natural Healers
By Diane Petchesky-Buffolino, Senior Communications Specialist, EmblemHealth
Expanding Access to Health Care for City of New York Workers
By Karen Ignagni, President and Chief Executive Officer, EmblemHealth and Russell C. Petrella, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, AdvantageCare Physicians
How EmblemHealth Employees Give Back
Volunteering not only helps others but can be good for your own health and well-being, as well. In honor of National Volunteer Week, EmblemHealth asked employees how they give back to their community through volunteer work.
What Volunteering Means to Me
EmblemHealth team member Serena Lewis, Program Specialist in Community Care Strategy, provides personal insight on how her love of volunteering impacts both her professional and personal life.
A New Start for Red Hook Seniors
It’s been more than 5 years since the seniors of Red Hook, Brooklyn, had a place to call their own. Irrevocably damaged when superstorm Sandy hit, the RAICES Red Hook Senior Center on Wolcott Street left many seniors displaced.