SilverSneakers is a fitness program for older adults that is offered in conjunction with gyms and fitness centers all over the U.S.
One of the additional benefits that may be offered by some Medicare Advantage plans is a membership to the SilverSneakers program.
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If you are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan that doesn’t include a SilverSneakers membership (or if you’d like to find a plan that does include one), you can contact a licensed agent at TTY Users: 711 to find out if any Medicare Advantage plans in your area offer a SilverSneakers membership. Read more to learn whether you are eligible for SilverSneakers.
Once you obtain a SilverSneakers membership, you will have over 14,000 fitness locations to choose from all over the U.S. To find a participating location near you, simply enter your city or zip code here.
A SilverSneakers membership includes free access to any participating fitness center, meaning you can stop in at any of the thousands of SilverSneakers-participating locations for a workout.
In addition to the exercise equipment and other amenities that may be available at these locations, SilverSneakers members also gain access to some fitness classes and instruction.
Some of the fitness classes that are offered as part of the SilverSneakers program include:
SilverSneakers can help you stay healthy and fit as you age while boosting your happiness and self-confidence. Plus, the program provides an opportunity to meet and socialize with other like-minded seniors.
Contact a licensed insurance agent today and shop for Medicare Advantage plans in your area. You can find out more about becoming a member of SilverSneakers, especially if membership is offered as a benefit of Medicare Advantage plans in your area.
To speak with an agent, call TTY Users: 711 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Christian Worstell is a licensed insurance agent and a Senior Staff Writer for MedicareAdvantage.com. He is passionate about helping people navigate the complexities of Medicare and understand their coverage options.
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