The benefit comes with many amenities and great perks
You can use it in different states, have access to thousands of locations, save money and most importantly, stay health. Most Medicare plans offer a benefit to help their members live healthier and better lives. Some people use the benefit to take different computer and creative courses offered; other utilize nutritional workshops , personal training, fitness training and more.; While more active seniors use the benefit to exercise regularly and utilize other amenities offered like Pool and Sauna.
The name of that program is Silver Sneakers and they have a lot to offer
Most people have Silver Sneakers through their Medicare insurance , but tend to overlook it because they were not explained all the details or provided the resources and tools available that could make the biggest difference. You have access to multiple locations at no monthly cost, and each location has something unique to offer. You just have to see which one would work for you best.
If you currently have a Medicare Plan and you want to see if it includes Silver Sneakers, the simplest thing to do is to use the following tool to see if you qualify.
Eligibility Checker: check your SilverSneakers eligibility instantly here.
Location Finder: https://tools.silversneakers.com/LocationSearch
Print Card: The same tool will allow you to print your digital card if you are eligible. If you cant print, just take a picture. All they need is to scan the barcode at the GYM: https://tools.silversneakers.com/Eligibility/CheckEligibility
• Access to Virtual Classes and Work shops
• Access hundreds of workouts and nutrition videos from home.
• SilverSneakers On-Demand features a wide variety of videos specifically designed for people ages 65 and up. Flexibility/mobility, balance, cardio, strength, and more: regardless of your abilities or interests, there’s something for you.
• From community centers to nearby parks, instructor-led SilverSneakers FLEX classes are offered at a wide variety of locations. You’ll have access to over 80 types of classes like outdoor walking groups and nutrition workshops.
The information provided above is for educational purposes, and expresses my knowledge and experience working in the New York City Metropolitan area. The intention of this post is to help equip seniors, family, and friends with resources and information that can help you live a better and healthier life.