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Staying in Touch

Staying in Touch events are now in person, in your community! Get information on your plan benefits, learn about health and wellness tips from health experts, receive free preventive screenings, and enjoy light refreshments and coffee. Join us to connect, chat, and get your questions answered. Learn more about this month’s event topic below.

Staying in Touch in-person events schedule

April Events

Learn more about your dental, vision, and hearing benefits!

April Events Schedule

Location

Date/Time

Logan Valley Mall
5580 Goods Lane
Altoona, PA 15502

Wednesday, April 6
10 a.m. to noon

Monroeville Mall
252 Mall Circle Drive
Monroeville, PA 15146

Wednesday, April 13
10 a.m. to noon

Capital City Mall
3506 Capital City Mall Drive
Camp Hill, PA 17011

Wednesday, April 20
10 a.m. to noon


Walk the mall for some light exercise before the event!

Loyal Plaza
1875 E. 3rd St., #10
Williamsport, PA 17701

Wednesday, April 20
10 a.m. to noon

Millcreek Mall
654 Millcreek Mall
Erie, PA 16565

Wednesday, April 27
10 a.m. to noon

May Events

Your SilverSneakers® fitness benefits make it easy to stay active! Join us to learn more about free gym memberships, live online, classes, and more.

May Events Schedule

Location

Date/Time

Logan Valley Mall
5580 Goods Lane
Altoona, PA 15502

Wednesday, May 4
10 a.m. to noon

Monroeville Mall
252 Mall Circle Drive
Monroeville, PA 15146

Wednesday, May 11
10 a.m. to noon

Capital City Mall
3506 Capital City Mall Drive
Camp Hill, PA 17011

Wednesday, May 18
10 a.m. to noon


Walk the mall for some light exercise before the event!

Loyal Plaza
1875 E. 3rd St., #10
Williamsport, PA 17701

Wednesday, May 18
10 a.m. to noon

June Events

Learn more about the free digital health care tools available to you and how to get hands-on training through our Digital Connections program.

June Events Schedule

Location

Date/Time

Logan Valley Mall
5580 Goods Lane
Altoona, PA 15502

Wednesday, June 1
10 a.m. to noon

Monroeville Mall
252 Mall Circle Drive
Monroeville, PA 15146

Wednesday, June 8
10 a.m. to noon

Capital City Mall
3506 Capital City Mall Drive
Camp Hill, PA 17011

Wednesday, June 15
10 a.m. to noon


Walk the mall for some light exercise before the event!

Loyal Plaza
1875 E. 3rd St., #10
Williamsport, PA 17701

Wednesday, June 15
10 a.m. to noon

Millcreek Mall
654 Millcreek Mall
Erie, PA 16565

Wednesday, June 22
10 a.m. to noon

The Mall at Robinson
100 Robinson Centre Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Wednesday, June 29
10 a.m. to noon

Virtual Staying in Touch Events

Can’t make it to an in-person event? Join one of our monthly virtual events online or by phone!

  • Thursday, April 7
  • Thursday, May 5
  • Thursday, June 2

All events start at noon. To learn more about our virtual events go to upmchealthplan.com/intouch.

Williamsport Wellness Events

Join us at Loyal Plaza (Giant) shopping center on the dates below from 10 a.m. to noon. We want to help you stay healthy and active! We’ll be offering wellness tips, light exercise, activities to keep you moving, and information about the health care resources available in UPMC’s North Central PA region.

  • April 13­
  • April 20­
  • April 27 (Strength and Cardio Class)
  • May 11­
  • May 18
  • June 8
  • June 15
  • June 22 (Chair Yoga)
  • June 29

National Senior Health & Fitness Day

Celebrate your health and wellness with us on Wednesday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

UPMC for Life is proud to be the Pennsylvania state sponsor of National Senior Health & Fitness Day for the 15th year in a row! This is the largest annual health event for older adults in the U.S. All events will offer:

  • Preventive health and blood pressure screenings
  • A DJ and music
  • Light refreshments
  • A Health Care Concierge available to answer your questions
  • Small giveaways including a t-shirt and hand sanitizer
  • And more!

Find an event near you:

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
7370 Baker St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Enjoy a Zoo walk, SilverSneakers fitness demo, caricatures, and line dancing with Roland Ford! Free admission for all UPMC for Life members and anyone aged 60 and older. Bring your member ID card.

Erie Zoo
423 W 38th St.
Erie, PA 16508

Enjoy a zoo walk, animal meet and greets, SilverSneakers fitness demo and presentation, and caricatures! Free admission for all UPMC for Life members anyone aged 60 and older. Bring your member ID card.

Lakemont Park
700 Park Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602

Enjoy a self-guided walk on the park trails, Thai Chi for arthritis, and Zumba Gold by Groove Fitness!

Messiah Lifeways
100 Mt. Allen Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

The event at this location has been canceled.

River Valley Regional – Williamsport Branch YMCA
641 Walnut St.
Williamsport, PA 17701

This event is in partnership with UPMC’s Age Well program in North Central PA. Enjoy fitness classes, a SilverSneakers fitness demo, and tour the YMCA facilities!

Zoo Walks

Zoo Walks at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Join us for Zoo Walks at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium on the dates listed below. UPMC for Life members and one guest can receive FREE admission on the following dates.

Walk Dates

  • April 6
  • April 20
  • May 4
  • May 18
  • June 1
  • June 15
  • June 29
  • July 13
  • July 27
  • Aug. 10
  • Aug. 24
  • Sept. 7
  • Sept. 21
  • Oct. 5
  • Oct. 19

Here are just some of the health and safety measures the Pittsburgh Zoo will have in place:

  • Guests who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are not required to wear masks, but it is recommended in crowded areas and indoor settings. Guests who have not yet been vaccinated or are partially vaccinated are required to wear a mask.
  • Mobile food ordering is available. To place a food order in advance, visit jambogrill.myncrsilver.com.

Safari Walks at Erie Zoo

Enjoy Safari Walks and special activities at the Erie Zoo on the dates listed below. UPMC for Life members and one guest can receive free admission on the dates listed below. Arrive between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. and show your member ID Card at the admission gates.

Walk Dates

  • April 13
  • April 27
  • May 11
  • June 8
  • June 22
  • July 6
  • July 20
  • Aug. 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Aug. 17
  • Aug. 31
  • Sept. 14
  • Sept. 28
  • Oct. 12
  • Oct. 26

Here are just some of the health and safety measures the Erie Zoo will have in place:

  • The zoo recommends all guests to wear a face mask, but it is not required.
  • Physical distancing markers will be in place around the zoo anywhere people gather. Keep a distance of 6 feet away from others. Some indoor exhibits may be modified or closed.
  • UPMC for Life will give out FREE contactless bottled water to all participants.

Digital Connections

Get hands-on training for how to use the free digital health care tools available to you.

Here’s what we’ll offer at each event:

  • An overview of the UPMC Health Plan mobile app, MyHealth OnLine, UPMC AnywhereCare, MyUPMC, and RxWell
  • Personal assistance with setting up a customized digital experience on your device based on your needs
  • Instructions for accessing test results, scheduling appointments, messaging your providers or Health Care Concierge team, finding plan benefit information, and keeping your health on track
  • A quick guide to help you use these tools anytime after the event

To RSVP for an upcoming event, call us at 1-833-475-8221 (TTY: 711) 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 7 days a week.

Digital Connections upcoming events schedule

Location

Date/Time

Lititz Public Library
651 Kissel Hill Rd.
Lititz, PA 17543

April 5
1:30–3:30 p.m.

RSVP by March 22

Erie Operations Center
380 E Bayfront Pkwy.
Erie, PA 16507

April 12
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

RSVP by March 29

Logan Valley Mall
5580 Goods Lane
Altoona, PA 15502

April 1
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

RSVP by April 5

Check Fit First Fridays

Join us for our Check Your Fit First Fridays events taking place on the first Friday of each month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at a Connect Center near you. Health educators will be on-site to address health-related questions and distribute literature. Plus, free preventive screenings will be available for members.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers online classes

Are you caring for a family member or loved one? Join our online series of Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes from the safety of your home. Two experienced class leaders will walk you through interactive lessons, discussions, and brainstorming sessions that will equip you with the skills you need to thrive as a caregiver. Classes are held once a week for six weeks. All you need is a valid email address and a computer with a camera and microphone.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class Schedule

Series dates

Day of week/time

June 9 – July 14
RSVP by: May 26

RSVP online

Thursdays
1 to 2:30 p.m.

To sign up for an upcoming online caregiver class series, click the RSVP link above or call the phone number on the back of your member ID card. UPMC for Life members can enroll at no cost.

Space for each class is limited! Please make sure you can commit to attending all six sessions of the series you choose.

SilverSneakers® Fitness Events

Join us at a participating fitness facility for an upcoming SilverSneakers® event! We'll go over your SilverSneakers® fitness benefits and you can take a tour of the facility.

SilverSneakers® Fitness Events Class Schedule

Location

Date/Time

Jewish Community Center South Hills
345 Kane Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15243

Friday, April 8
10 a.m. to noon

Williamsport YMCA – River Valley Regional
641 Walnut St.
Williamsport, PA 17701

Friday, April 8
9 to 11 a.m.

The Aerobic Center
526 New Alexandria Rd.
Greensburg, PA 15601

Thursday, April 21
10 a.m. to noon




UPMC for Life is not responsible for in-person event locations’ policies and procedures regarding COVID-19. By attending, you agree to follow the safety measures in place, acknowledge the risks of COVID-19, and release UPMC Health Plan and its affiliates from liabilities of any kind related to COVID-19 at these events.

Event details are subject to change. For accommodations of persons with special needs at meetings, call 1-877-539-3080 (TTY: 711) seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Event details are subject to change. For accommodations of persons with special needs at meetings, call 1-800-606-8648 (TTY: 711) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

SilverSneakers is a registered trademark of Tivity Health, Inc. © 2022 Tivity Health, Inc. All rights reserved.

This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call 1-866-400-5077 (TTY: 711) for more information. Out-of-network/Noncontracted providers are under no obligation to treat UPMC for Life members, except in emergency situations. 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.

This information is available for free in other languages. Please call our customer service number at 1-877-539-3080 (TTY: 711).

UPMC for Life has a contract with Medicare to provide HMO, HMO SNP, and PPO plans. The HMO SNP plans have a contract with the PA State Medical Assistance program. Enrollment in UPMC for Life depends on contract renewal.

SilverSneakers is a registered trademark of Tivity Health Inc. SilverSneakers GO is a trademark of Tivity Health Inc. © 2021 Tivity Health Inc. All rights reserved.
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Last Updated: 10/01/2021