The Wellness Center at Pinckneyville Community Hospital partnered with Tivity Health to provide Silver Sneakers fitness memberships to eligible seniors.
Silver Sneakers is a fitness membership benefit for seniors who are enrolled in participating Medicare Advantage programs. Understanding that fitness, wellness, and prevention go a long way towards reducing medical claims, many insurance companies offering Medicare supplements and Advantage offer Silver Sneakers benefits.
Participants can expect to receive help with completing the physical activity needed to stay healthy and independent. As with any age group, regular physical activity combined with good nutrition has many positive health benefits, including:
Increase muscle strength, maintain bone integrity, and improve balance, coordination, and mobility.
Improve arthritis, osteoporosis, and back pain.
Improve your mental and emotional health.
Improve your overall health and looks by building muscle, which burns more calories and makes your look leaner!
Seniors interested in checking eligibility are asked to call the Wellness Center at Pinckneyville Community Hospital at 618-357-5935 to learn more.