Fitness centers located throughout Kentucky
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 21, 2016) — Effective Jan. 1, 2017, existing and new members of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s currently sold Medicare Supplement Plans in Kentucky will be able to exercise at participating SilverSneakers Fitness locations at no additional cost.
Through a variety of fitness offerings that accommodate all fitness levels and preferences, as well as invaluable social interactions, SilverSneakers helps older adults maximize their health, maintain their lifestyle and improve overall well-being. Members in Anthem’s currently marketed Medicare Supplement Plans A, F, N, Select F and Select N in Kentucky will have full access to these programs at no extra cost.
“SilverSneakers Fitness is a great program for members to either get started, or to continue with, a physical activity regimen. The value-added program provides a variety of fitness options and social activities for developing new peer groups and friends,” said David McNichols, president of Anthem Medicare’s central region. “We are pleased to be able to offer it to Medicare Supplement members in our currently marketed plans in Kentucky and we encourage them to take advantage of it.”
Members can take advantage of a host of comprehensive program features including facility amenities and a variety of specialized group exercise classes all taught by instructors trained specifically in senior fitness. The program offers access to more than 13,000 fitness and wellness facilities nationwide, as well as the SilverSneakers FLEX network, which includes classes and activities at community-based locations.