SilverSneakers now available at Henry Kaufmann Family Recreation Park
Henry Kaufmann Family Recreation Park, located at 261 Rosecrest Drive in Monroeville, is recognizing the unique needs of the older adults in the community. By partnering with the nationally recognized Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness Program, the Henry Kaufmann Family Recreation Park is able to offer older adults a way to increase their levels of physical activity while motivating them to remain active. SilverSneakers is the nation’s leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults and is available at no additional cost (beyond any monthly premium) to eligible Medicare health plan and group retiree members. Eligible members must complete their initial enrollment for this site at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh in Squirrel Hill – located at 5738 Forbes Ave. or the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh in the South Hills, 345 Kane Blvd, PA 15243. Call (412) 521-8010 or (412) 278-1975 for additional information about this location.
“Research points to the significant health benefits of regular exercise for older adults,” says Lillian Tamir, Senior Account Manager. “In addition to helping our members stay physically healthy, SilverSneakers also offers a great way for them to socialize, meet new friends and have fun.”
With the SilverSneakers premier network, members have a complimentary membership with access to a variety of participating locations throughout the country. The Henry Kaufmann Family Recreation Park offers an Olympic-size pool, a baby pool, shaded poolside area, tennis, basketball and volleyball courts, as well as fitness and hiking trails. The Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill also offers other amenities such as fitness equipment, treadmills and free weights, and the signature SilverSneakers Fitness Program classes, designed specifically for older adults and taught by certified instructors. A designated staff member will assist members along the way.
To find out if you are eligible for SilverSneakers, contact your health plan provider. For more information regarding the SilverSneakers Fitness Program visit silversneakers.com silversneakers.com or call (888) 423-4632.
The SilverSneakers® Fitness Program is offered by Healthways, an industry leader providing specialized, comprehensive Health and Care SupportSM solutions to help people maintain or improve their health. SilverSneakers was founded in 1992 and is the nation’s leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults, offering an innovative blend of physical activity, healthy lifestyle and socially-oriented programming. The unique program is available at no additional cost (other than any medical plan premium) to eligible Medicare health plan members and group retirees at more than 9,000 participating fitness and wellness centers, YMCAs, and Curves® locations in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and D.C.