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National Senior Health & Fitness Day


Join UPMC for Life on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 as we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of National Senior Health & Fitness Day!

UPMC for Life is excited to be the Pennsylvania state sponsor of National Senior Health & Fitness Day for the 11th year in a row. This is the largest annual health event for older adults in the U.S. Here’s what you need to know about this important celebration:

  • The goal of National Senior Health & Fitness Day is to help older Americans stay healthy and fit.
  • More than 100,000 older adults will attend events at more than 1,000 locations across the United States.
  • UPMC for Life is sponsoring events that allow our members to take part in fun and healthy activities such as fitness walks, low-impact exercise classes, and much more — keep reading to find an event near you!

Can’t make it to an event? You can still join in at home by exercising or getting involved in a healthy activity. Here are some fun ideas to get you started: walk with a friend, take a fitness class, or participate in an outdoor activity such as gardening or biking.

Event Locations

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
This event is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Here are some of the activities we have planned:
  • Get moving with line dancing, Zumba, and belly dancing.
  • Receive preventive screenings*, including a bone density screening, a blood pressure reading, and height, weight, and BMI measurements.
  • Sing your favorite karaoke songs with friends and enjoy live music from a local DJ.
  • Join-in on a game of Pickleball.
  • Play the drums and relieve stress at the same time.
  • Get your picture drawn by our caricature artist.
  • Talk to one of our Health Care Concierges about your plan benefits.
  • Ask the pharmacist about your prescription drugs.
  • Enjoy light refreshments and fun giveaways.

Click here for directions to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.
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*Preventive screenings are available for UPMC for Life members only. Make sure you bring your member ID card with you to receive preventive screenings. Non-members will not be able to receive preventive screenings.



Penn State Altoona Slep Student Center
This event is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Here are some of the activities we have planned:
  • Get moving with Healthy Steps in Motion and Zumba Gold demonstrations.
  • Take a walk around the campus pond.
  • Receive preventive screenings*, including a bone density screening, a blood pressure reading, and more.
  • Participate in balance assessments.
  • Participate in line dancing.
  • Enjoy live music with a local DJ.
  • Talk to one of our Health Care Concierges about your plan benefits.
  • Enjoy light refreshments and fun giveaways.

Click here for directions to the Penn State Altoona Slep Student Center.
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*Preventive screenings are available for UPMC for Life members only. Make sure you bring your member ID card with you to receive preventive screenings. Non-members will not be able to receive preventive screenings.



UPMC Horizon Wellness Center
This event is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Here are some of the activities we have planned:
  • Get moving with a Silver&Fit® class and Zumba Gold.
  • Receive preventive screenings*, including a blood pressure screening, speed/gait assessments, and senior fitness assessments.
  • Participate in stress reduction meditation.
  • Enjoy a health seminar from Centers for Rehab Services.
  • Talk to one of our Health Care Concierges about your plan benefits.
  • Enjoy light refreshments and fun giveaways.

Click here for directions to the UPMC Horizon Wellness Center (Greenville).
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*Preventive screenings are available for UPMC for Life members only. Make sure you bring your member ID card with you to receive preventive screenings. Non-members will not be able to receive preventive screenings.



Wild Things Park
This event is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Here are some of the activities we have planned:
  • Get moving with line dancing, ballroom dancing, and Zumba.
  • Take a fitness walk around the ball park.
  • Receive preventive screenings*, including a bone density screening, a blood pressure reading, and height, weight, and BMI measurements.
  • Sing your favorite karaoke songs with friends.
  • Talk to one of our Health Care Concierges about your plan benefits.
  • Speak to a pharmacist about prescription drugs.
  • Enjoy light refreshments and fun giveaways.

Click here for directions to Wild Things Park.
By clicking the link to view this list, you will be leaving the UPMC Health Plan website.

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



FirstEnergy Stadium
This event is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Here are some of the activities we have planned:
  • Get moving with a Zumba Gold demonstration and line dancing.
  • Take a fitness walk around the ball park.
  • Receive preventive screenings*, including a blood pressure reading and more.
  • Listen to live music from a local DJ.
  • Enjoy light refreshments and fun giveaways.

Click here for directions to FirstEnergy Stadium.
By clicking the link to view this list, you will be leaving the UPMC Health Plan website.

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

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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