Seniors Kickin' It with SilverSneakers


Gym memberships can be expensive, but now with SilverSneakers. It’s a fitness program that over 14 million people are eligible to participate in at absolutely no cost.

The company works with more than 60 health plan partners nationwide that offer the workout program to their Medicare beneficiaries. SilverSneakers has a network of over 13,000 participating fitness centers across the country. This allows members to take their workout routine anywhere, at any time and even attend multiple times a day.

The program has fitness classes taught by certified SilverSneakers instructors to target the specific needs of their members. A variety of classes are offered including aquafitness, yoga, strength training, chair assisted workouts and high energy aerobics. Outside of the classes, participants have full access to all of the amenities offered at the gyms.

The comradery shared with other SilverSneakers members moves beyond just the workout. Many participants develop friendships sharing in other activities and life events.

You can find out if you are eligible to join the SilverSneakers program by logging onto their website at

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