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Community Events

Upcoming Events

Come meet our licensed representatives at events in your area. Take advantage of health walks, community health fairs, flu shot clinics, and other special events.

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Zoo Walks

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Join us at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium for Zoo Walks and special member-only activities! UPMC for Life members and one guest receive complimentary admission on these dates. Show your UPMC for Life member ID card at the zoo admission gates.

Date Special Activity
Wednesday, April 4 Silver&Fit Fitness Activity
Wednesday, April 18 Meet the Monarch Butterfly Expert
Wednesday, May 2 No special activity.
Wednesday, May 16 Meet the Cheetah Keeper
Wednesday, May 30 National Senior Health & Fitness Day
Wednesday, June 13 Meet the Komodo Dragon Keeper
Wednesday, June 27 No special activity.
Wednesday, July 11 Meet the Polar Bear Keeper
Wednesday, July 25 Silver&Fit Fitness Activity

You must meet us at the front gates between 8 and 10 a.m. to walk at the zoo. Feel free to walk at your own pace. UPMC for Life will provide water to all those who participate. After the walk, members and their guests can stay at the zoo and enjoy the exhibits. Special activities start at 9:15 a.m. Meet us at the special activity exhibit at 9 a.m.

Please note: Free admission only applies to UPMC for Life Medicare and Special Needs Plans members. Other UPMC Health Plan members will not receive free admission. If the UPMC for Life member brings more than one guest, the additional guests will be charged the applicable admission fee at the gate.

Erie Zoo

Join us at the Erie Zoo on any of the dates below for Safari Walks and special member-only activities! UPMC for Life members receive complimentary admission on these dates. Show your UPMC for Life member ID card at the zoo admission gates.

Date Special Activity
Wednesday, April 11 No special activity.
Wednesday, April 25 Intro to the lion exhibit
Wednesday, May 9 Meet the orangutan keeper
Wednesday, May 23 No special activity.
Wednesday, June 13 Free train ride
Wednesday, June 27 Free carousel ride
Wednesday, July 11 Meet an alligator keeper
Wednesday, July 25 Senior Citizens Day

To receive complimentary Zoo admission, meet us at the front gate of the Zoo between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. UPMC for Life will provide water to all participants. After the walk, members can stay at the Zoo to enjoy the exhibits. Special activities start at 10:15 a.m. Meet us at the special activity exhibit at 10:15 a.m.

Medicare Member Events

Coffee Connections

Enjoy light refreshments, get personal assistance with your Medicare questions, and learn more about the extra benefits and services your plan offers. Join us at the UPMC Health Plan Connect Service and Sales Center at Monroeville Mall on any of the following dates from 10 a.m. to noon:

Date Event Description
Wednesday, April 11 Ask the allergist — learn how to manage asthma and allergies and get free health screenings.
Wednesday, May 9 Let’s talk resources, presented by the UPMC Aging Institute

Silver&Fit Open Houses

Southeastern PA Events

Join us for a FREE open house at a local participating fitness facility. Tour the facility, participate in a fun activity, and learn how you can join at no additional cost through the Silver&Fit® Exercise and Healthy Aging program.

Date Event Location
Wednesday, April 11
8:30 to 11 a.m.
Lansdowne YMCA
2110 Garrett Road
Lansdowne, PA 19050

Activity:
Zumba Gold at 9:05 a.m.
Wednesday, April 11
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Roxborough YMCA
7201 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19128

Activity:
Silver&Fit class at 11 a.m.
Friday, April 13
10 a.m. to noon
Columbia North YMCA
1400 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19121

Activity:
Stretch & Balance at 11:15 a.m.
Silver&Fit at 12:15 a.m.
Wednesday, April 18
10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Christian Street YMCA
1724 Christian Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146

Activity:
Silver Conditioning at 11 a.m.
Thursday, April 19
9 to 11:30 a.m.
Spring Mill Athletic Club
173 Jacksonville Road
Ivyland, PA 18974

Activity:
Zumba Gold at 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, April 24
8 to 11 a.m.
West Short YMCA
410 Fallowfield Road
Camp Hill, PA 17011

Activity:
Zumba Gold at 8:15 a.m.
Wednesday, April 25
9 to 11 a.m.
KlineLife Center (JCC)
10100 Jamison Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19116

Activity:
Silver&Fit Signature at 9:15 a.m.

Resource Center Events

Take advantage of the upcoming FREE events available at the Resource Center. The Aging Institute at UPMC McKeesport Resource Center is here to provide you with the information and resources you need to overcome challenges and understand important topics that affect you and your loved ones every day. Everyone is welcome, so bring your family, friends, and caregivers.

Date Event Description
Wednesday, March 28
1 p.m.
Caregiver First Initiative
Join us for this FREE workshop presented by FamilyLinks. Get access to support and resources available for caregivers in Allegheny County, plus learn stress management techniques and exercises.
Wednesday, April 25
1 p.m.
Help with Medicare Costs
Join us to learn about the financial assistance that is available for prescription drug coverage and Medicare premiums, find out if you are eligible, and get your questions answered.
Wednesday, May 30
1 p.m.
Elder Law
This presentation will discuss important legal matters such as wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and medical directives. Join us to get the information you need.

Wellness Events

Join us at the locations below to participate in FREE health and wellness activities during your next shopping trip. Take advantage of special activities and health screenings at no additional cost.*

Bucks County

Date Location
Tuesday, April 3
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Giant Food Store
168 N. Flowers Mill Road
Langhorne, PA 19047

Activity: Wise Balance Testing
Wednesday, April 4
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Giant Food Store
2721 Street Road
Bensalem, PA 19020

Activity: Salus Speech Language Clinic
Wednesday, April 4
10 a.m.
Giant Food Store
471 S. Oxford Valley Road
Fairless Hills, PA 19030

Activity: Diabetes Care Class
Thursday, April 5
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Giant Food Store
4001 New Falls Road
Levittown, PA 19056

Activity: Wise Balance Testing
Thursday, April 5
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Giant Food Store
2721 Street Road
Bensalem, PA 19020

Activity: Salus Speech Language Clinic
Friday, April 6
1 p.m.
Giant Food Store
168 N. Flowers Mill Road
Langhorne, PA 19047

Activity: Heart Health Class
Saturday, April 7
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Giant Food Store
4001 New Falls Road
Levittown, PA 19056

Activity: Health Screenings (Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, Triglycerides, Glucose, Blood Pressure)

*Giant Pharmacy will be performing all health and wellness activities and will not share participant names or screening results with UPMC for Life.

Montgomery County

Date Location
Sunday, April 29
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Giant Food Store
315 York Road
Philadelphia, PA 19090

Activity: Health Screenings (Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, Triglycerides, Glucose, and Blood Pressure)
Monday, April 30
10 a.m. to noon
Giant Food Store
2350 Susquehanna Road
Roslyn, PA 19001

Activity: Abington Jefferson Blood Pressure Screenings
Monday, April 30
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Giant Food Store
2350 Susquehanna Road
Roslyn, PA 19001

Activity: Diabetes Care Class
To register, call 215-881-9508** (TTY: 711)
Tuesday, May 1
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Giant Food Store
2550 Grant Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114

Activity: UPMC for Life Informational Table
Tuesday, May 1
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Giant Food Store
2350 Susquehanna Road
Roslyn, PA 19001

Activity: Salus University Audiology Clinic
Wednesday, May 2
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Giant Food Store
737 Huntingdon Pike
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006

Activity: Salus University Speech Language Clinic
Wednesday, May 2
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Giant Food Store
2350 Susquehanna Road
Roslyn, PA 19001

Activity: Salus University Speech Language Clinic
Wednesday, May 2
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Giant Food Store
2550 Grant Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114

Activity: Wise Balance Testing
Thursday, May 3
10 a.m. to noon
Giant Food Store
315 York Road
Philadelphia, PA 19090

Activity: Abington Jefferson Blood Pressure Screenings
Thursday, May 3
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Giant Food Store
737 Huntingdon Pike
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006

Activity: Salus University Audiology Clinic
Thursday, May 3
11 a.m. to noon
Giant Food Store
315 York Road
Philadelphia, PA 19090

Activity: Senior Cooking: Health on a Budget
To register, call 215-784-1960** (TTY:711)
Friday, May 4
10 a.m. to noon
Giant Food Store
737 Huntingdon Pike
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006

Activity: Abington Jefferson Blood Pressure Screenings
Friday, May 4
1 p.m.
Giant Food Store
737 Huntingdon Pike
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006

Activity: Heart Health Class
To register, call 215-379-3257** (TTY: 711)
Saturday, May 5
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Giant Food Store
2550 Grant Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114

Activity: Health Screenings (Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, Triglycerides, Glucose, Blood Pressure)

*Giant Pharmacy will be performing all health and wellness activities and will not share participant names or screening results with UPMC for Life.

**For registration, you can call Giant Food Stores Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Blair County

Date Location
Monday, May 7
11 a.m. to noon
Martin’s Food Market
200 E. Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

Activity: Heart Health class
To register, call 814-940-2554** (TTY: 711)
Tuesday, May 8
10 a.m. to noon
Martin’s Food Market
1000 Logan Boulevard
Altoona, PA 16602

Activities: Nutrition Services & Bone Density Screenings
Wednesday, May 9
10 a.m. to noon
Martin’s Food Market
1000 Logan Boulevard
Altoona, PA 16602

Activity: CRS Balance Assessments “Prescription for Exercise”
Thursday, May 10
10 a.m. to noon
Martin’s Food Store
200 E. Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

Activities: Healthy Steps in Motion & Blood Pressure Screenings
Friday, May 11
6 to 7 p.m.
Martin’s Food Market
1000 Logan Boulevard
Altoona, PA 16602

Activities: Diabetes Care class
To register, call 814-949-3735** (TTY: 711)
Saturday, May 12
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Martin’s Food Market
2032 E. Pleasant Valley Road
Altoona, PA 16602

Activity: Health Screenings (Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, Triglycerides, Glucose, Blood Pressure)

*UPMC for Life members can participate in health screenings at no additional cost. Make sure to bring your member ID card.

**For registration, you can call Martin Food Markets Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

National Senior Health & Fitness Day

Join us on Wednesday, May 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day. This is the largest annual health event for older adults in the U.S. Members will be able to participate in fun and healthy activities such as fitness walks, low-impact exercise classes, preventive care, and so much more! Here are just a few of the activities we have planned.

Location Activities
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Activities include line dancing, Zumba demonstrations, preventive screenings, Drumming for Stress Relief, and more.
Penn State Altoona Slep Student Center Activities include a Healthy Steps in Motion demonstration, line dancing and Zumba Gold.
UPMC Horizon Wellness Center Activities include Silver&Fit classes, a Seminar by Centers for Rehab Services, Zumba Gold, and Reiki Therapy.
Consol Energy Park Activities include ballroom dancing, Zumba, karaoke with friends, and fitness walks around the ballpark.
FirstEnergy Stadium Activities include Zumba Gold demonstrations, line dancing, live music, and fitness walks.

Wellapalooza

Join us on Tuesday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Heinz Field for this exciting event that’s focused on wellness, fun, and healthy living for older adults. Members can take advantage of important health screenings, participate in fun activities, and so much more. Call your Health Care Concierge team at the toll-free number on the back of your member ID card to register.

Location Activities
Heinz Field
UPMC Club Room
(enter through Gate B)
100 Art Rooney Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
  • UPMC for Life members can get health screenings such as body mass index (BMI), bone density, blood pressure, and balance assessments. Mammogram scheduling will also be available.
  • Participate in tours of the Heinz Field FedEx Great Hall.
  • Participate in interactive wellness activities for the brain and body.
  • Enjoy music and line dancing with DJ Little Larry Joe.
  • Get your picture drawn by our caricature artist or take a picture in our photo booth with some added local surprises!
This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply. Benefits, premium, and/or copayments/coinsurance may change on January 1 of each year. The formulary, pharmacy network, and/or provider network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary. Out-of-network/non-contracted providers are under no obligation to treat UPMC for Life members, except in emergency situations. For a decision about whether we will cover an out-of-network service, we encourage you or your provider to ask us for a pre-service organization determination before you receive the service. Please call our customer service number or see your Evidence of Coverage for more information, including the cost-sharing that applies to out-of-network services. Other physicians/providers are available in the UPMC for Life network.

The UPMC for Life Medicare Advantage HMO and PPO plans are available to persons entitled to Medicare Part A and enrolled in Part B. You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium, reside in the service area, and not have end-stage renal disease (ESRD).

This information is available for free in other languages. Please call our customer service number at 1-877-539-3080 (TTY: 1-800-361-2629). We are available October 1 through February 14, seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. From February 15 through September 30, we are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

UPMC for Life has a contract with Medicare to provide HMO and PPO plans. Enrollment in UPMC for Life depends on contract renewal. UPMC for Life is a product of and operated by UPMC Health Plan Inc., UPMC Health Network Inc., and UPMC Health Benefits Inc.

The Silver&Fit program is a product of American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc., (ASH Fitness), a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH). All programs and services are not available in all areas. Silver&Fit® is a federally registered trademark of ASH and used with permission herein.

*Our hours of operation change twice a year.

You can call us:

October 1 through February 14:
seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

February 15 through September 30:
Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Last Updated: 10/01/2017
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