UPDATED – January 22, 2021: The senior citizen wellness program, by Heathways and Tivity Health, offers health programs exclusively for Seniors. Membership is covered under most Medicare plans, including AARP Medicare & UnitedHealthCare Insurance.
The Silver Sneakers program is one of the most sought after benefits included with Medicare Advantage plans, as well as a few select Medigap plans, available in all 50 states. And, best part of it all – it’s FREE!
The program enables senior citizens to enjoy benefits such as weights, bicycles, and swimming, at a level that they are capable of enjoying.
The senior wellness program isn’t just about fitness, it offers a chance to meet people and the chance to create friendships.
Find Silver Sneakers Locations by Zip Codes
It is easy to get involved in a program in your area. The program has locations available at over 14,000 fitness centers throughout the country, making it possible to choose from several gym locations.
Locate a fitness center near you by visiting the main website and entering your zip code in the ‘Find Silver Sneakers Location’ app on the homepage.
With so many locations across the country, it’s easy to find Silver Sneakers gyms near me. There is a gym for everyone – with everything from small, privately owned local gyms to some of the major national brand name gyms.
A list of some of the bigger fitness centers includes:
|YMCA Silver Sneakers
||LA Fitness Silver Sneakers
|Planet Fitness Silver Sneakers
Are You Eligible? Check if you’re covered today!
You can see if the health program is covered by your insurance and, if not, which insurance companies provide coverage. To check whether or not your Medicare plan includes the SilverSneakers program, you will need to begin by looking at your summary of benefits.
In addition, check if you can apply for the program under your medicare coverage. Print out a membership card that makes signing up for a program easier and explore your area to find what senior friendly fitness centers are available in your area.
List of Participating Medicare Plans on getsilversneakers.com
Below is a list of some of the top Medicare Advantage plans that participate in the Silver Sneakers wellness program. Please note, this list is alphabetical and does not include all medicare health plan providers,
- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
- Blue Shield of California
- Coventry Health Care
- Essence Healthcare
- Florida Blue
- Freedom Health
- Kaiser Permanente
- Medical Mutual
- Optimum Healthcare
- Silver Sneakers AARP Plans
- Silver Sneakers Humana
- United Healthcare Silver Sneakers
- And many more. Contact your Medicare Advantage Plan provider to see if you meet Silver Sneakers Eligibility requirements.
Stay Fit with gyms that accept Silver Sneakers
Remaining active is one of the best things Seniors can do to stay healthy. It not only keeps them strong and physically healthy, but it also helps keep their minds sharper and their mood higher.
Unfortunately, most health programs are geared toward younger individuals. The senior fitness centers are taking care of that problem.
In addition, classes are offered at most senior fitness centers. These classes vary, but include Zumba, water aerobics, general exercise and more. The classes are conducted at a more relaxed level, enabling senior citizens to enjoy activities that their younger peers enjoy. This may be the time to take that yoga class you always thought about.
Best of all, the program is free as part of your health insurance coverage or covered under medicare.*
Take time today and step foot onto the path of a healthier future in your golden years. Enjoy some of your old activities or discover some new ones. Your life has always been an adventure. The adventure doesn’t have to end yet!
Login to Your Account
— Visit the main homepage
— Click ‘Login’ in the top right corner
— Enter your email address and password
— Click ‘Log In’ to begin your path to becoming a healthier you
Don’t have an account?
Visit the eligibility page to check to see if your health insurance covers the gym memberships as a benefit.
Forgot your Password or Username?
If you forgot your login information (password or username), click here to reset.
Contact the SilverHelp Desk
*Eligibility may vary. Contact your healthcare provider or local medicare office for further information.
NOTE: We are not affiliated with SilverSneakers, and you should NOT contact us with any sensitive information that is of a personal nature. We are merely a resource that provides information.