SilverSneakers® is a fun, energizing program that helps older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events. X Shadyside offers this award-winning program to people who are eligible for Medicare or to group retirees.
What benefits do SilverSneakers® receive?
SilverSneakers® offers many benefits including:
- a gym membership that includes access to conditioning classes, exercise equipment and other available amenities.
- customized SilverSneakers® classes designed exclusively for older adults who want to improve their strength, flexibility, balance and endurance.
- health education seminars and other events that promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.
- a specially trained Senior Adviser at the fitness center to introduce you to SilverSneakers® and help you get started.
- member-only access to online support that can help you lose weight, quit smoking or reduce your stress.
What SilverSneakers® classes do you offer?SilverSneakers® Classic
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of
movement and activity for daily living skills. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and ball are offered for
resistance. A chair is used for seated and/or standing support.
How can I become a SilverSneaker?®
To find out if you are eligible to become a SilverSneaker® or to learn more about the SilverSneaker® program visit their website at silversneakers.com.