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, June 27 No special activity.
Wednesday, July 11 Meet the Polar Bear Keeper
Wednesday, July 25 Silver&Fit Fitness Activity
Wednesday, August 8 Meet the Sea Lion Keeper
Wednesday, August 22 No special 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, June 27 Free carousel ride
Wednesday, July 11 Meet an alligator keeper
Wednesday, July 25 Senior Citizens Day
Wednesday, August 8 Meet a giraffe keeper
Wednesday, August 22 Organized walk

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 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, July 11 Let's talk: Ways to prevent back injury and reduce low back pain
Wednesday, August 8 Pharmacy adherence

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, June 27
1 p.m.
Navigating Community Resources
Get information about the community resources that are available for seniors and caregivers.
Wednesday, July 25
1 p.m.
UPMC Centers for Rehab Services
Learn more about the services UPMC Centers for Rehab Services offers to the community and seniors.
Wednesday, August 29
1 p.m.
Fraud
Learn how to identify fraud and scams and what to do if you or a loved one is ever targeted.

Mobile Screening Events

Don’t miss your chance to join us on any of the following dates for a FREE member event! Members can take advantage of preventive screenings* and enjoy light refreshments. Make sure to bring your member ID card to receive preventive screenings.

Date Activities
Friday, June 29
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Confluence Community Center
711 Logan Place
Confluence, PA 15424
Tuesday, July 10
10 a.m. to noon
Bentleyville Senior Center
931 Main St.
Bentleyville, PA 15314
Friday, July 13
9 to 11 a.m.
Blair Senior Services
1320 12th Ave.
Altoona, PA 16601
Monday, July 16
10 a.m. to noon
LifeSpan Mon-Valley at Olympia
4313 Walnut St.
McKeesport, PA 15132
Tuesday, July 17
9 to 11 a.m.
Connellsville Area Senior Citizen Center
100 E. Fayette St.
Connellsville, PA 15425
Friday, July 20
10 a.m. to noon
LifeSpan Knoxville Resource Center
320 Brownsville Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15210

*Preventive screenings are available for UPMC for Life members only. Make sure you bring your member ID card with you to receive preventive screenings. Nonmembers will not be able to receive preventive screenings.

Health Fair at Kingsley Association

Join us at the Kingsley Association on Saturday, July 21. Enjoy a free health fair and concert event featuring The Marcels, and connect with local community resources. Members can also take advantage of preventive screenings.*

Location/Time Activities
Kingsley Association
6435 Frankstown Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Meet state Rep. Ed Gainey.
  • Sing along with The Marcels from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Take advantage of preventive health screenings from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 2 p.m.*
  • Talk to a UPMC Health Plan health coach about your personal health goals.
  • Get answers to plan benefit questions from a Community Benefits Advisor.
  • Connect with local community resources.
  • Enjoy light refreshments and giveaways.

*Preventive screenings are available for UPMC for Life members only. Make sure you bring your member ID card with you to receive preventive screenings. Nonmembers will not be able to receive preventive screenings.

Special Needs Plans Member Events

Produce to People

Having healthy food is important. That’s why UPMC for Life and Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank are working together to feed our communities. Join us at any of the events below to get healthy recipes, fresh produce, and preventive screenings.

Date/Time Location
Tuesday,
September 25
4 to 6 p.m.
Butler City Farmers' Market
205 S. Chestnut St.
Butler, PA 16001
Thursday,
October 11
5 to 7 p.m.
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
1 N. Linden St.
Duquesne, PA 15110
Saturday,
October 20
10 a.m. to noon
Founders' Hall Middle School
1960 Eden Park Blvd.
McKeesport, PA 15132

To register for an event and schedule preventive screenings, call us toll-free at 1-800-606-8648. TTY users should call 1-866-407-8762. UPMC for Life members should bring their member ID card to the event.

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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