What is Silver Sneakers?
The Greater Lowell YMCA is proud to support Silver Sneakers.
Silver Sneakers is a fun, energizing program that helps older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity. Health plans around the country offer the Silver Sneakers program to people who are eligible for Medicare or to group retirees. Silver Sneakers provides a fitness center membership to any participating location across the country.
Do I have Silver Sneakers?
The Silver Sneakers Fitness Program is a benefit offered to members of many Medicare health plans and Medicare Supplement carriers. If you are part of a Medicare health plan or if you are a group retiree, you may already have the Silver Sneakers benefit.
Silver Sneakers I
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 a ball are offered for resistance, and a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.
Silver Sneakers Yoga Stretch
Simple and safe Yoga poses that you do at your own pace using a chair for support.