UPMC Health Plan
Pittsburgh (May 19, 2021) – UPMC for Life members and anyone aged 60 and older are invited to the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium to participate in the 28th annual National Senior Health & Fitness day on Wednesday, May 26.
In Pennsylvania, UPMC for Life, the Medicare Advantage plan of UPMC Health Plan, is the state sponsor for National Senior Health & Fitness Day for the 14th consecutive year.
“For the past 14 years, we have been honored to be the state sponsor of National Senior Health & Fitness Day in Pennsylvania. UPMC for Life is excited to coordinate events across the state and we encourage seniors to get involved so they can lead an active and healthy lifestyle,” said Diane Holder, President and CEO of UPMC Health Plan.
Event Participation Throughout Pennsylvania
UPMC for Life will host four events around the state on May 26—including this event at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium. UPMC for Life members and anyone aged 60 and older can receive free admission to the Zoo all day. Members can enjoy self-guided walkalongs, where they can receive a free t-shirt. The UPMC for Life Health Care Concierge team will also be on hand to help schedule COVID-19 vaccine and mammogram appointments.
UPMC for Life is also hosting National Senior Health & Fitness Day events at the Riverside Park in Greenville, Lakemont Park in Altoona, and the Berks Encore Strausstown Center in Strausstown.
All events start at 10 a.m. and are free to UPMC for Life members and anyone 60 or older. The following COVID-19 safety measures will be in place during each event:
And if participants can’t join in-person, they are encouraged to engage in activities that get them moving like walking, biking, or gardening.
UPMC for Life members can also take advantage of the Tuition Rewards® program offered by SilverSneakers, which gives members the ability to earn tuition reward points for a family member. UPMC for Life members can earn up to 250 Tuition Rewards Points each month by taking online fitness classes through SilverSneakers. One reward point equals one dollar toward a tuition discount at more than 400 private colleges and universities. Members receive 1,000 points just for signing up. Members can learn more about earning Tuition Rewards points and view the program’s terms and conditions at https://silversneakers.tuitionrewards.com.
About UPMC Insurance Services
Serving 4 million members, UPMC Insurance Services is owned and operated by UPMC, a world-renowned health care provider and insurer based in Pittsburgh, Pa. UPMC Insurance Services includes commercial products from UPMC Health Plan for groups as well as individuals. Commercial products also include workers' compensation and employee assistance from nationally known Workpartners®. Government products include Medicare Advantage (UPMC for Life); special needs plans for those eligible for Medicare and Medical Assistance (UPMC for Life Complete Care and UPMC Community HealthChoices); Medical Assistance (UPMC for You); and Children's Health Insurance Program (UPMC for Kids). Community Care Behavioral Health, one of the nation's largest nonprofit managed care behavioral health organizations, offers a full range of services to Commercial and Medical Assistance members. For more information, visit upmchealthplan.com.