SilverSneakers & Prime

HealthQuest Fitness and Wellness Center is proud to be part of the SilverSneakers and Prime fitness center networks!

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SilverSneakers is the nation’s leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults and is available at no additional cost (beyond any monthly premium) to eligible Medicare health plan and group retiree members.

The SilverSneakers program is an innovative health, exercise and wellness program helping older adults live healthy, active lifestyles. Your SilverSneakers fitness membership includes:

  • Access to our basic amenities such as (our heated pool with adult-only hours, locker rooms, showers, indoor walking, state-of-the-art fitness equipment, racquetball courts).
  • SilverSneakers classes and other classes we offer such as (yoga, pilates, dance, etc.).
  • Most important, your membership is available to you at no cost through your health plan.

Research points to the significant health benefits of regular exercise for older adults. In addition to helping our members stay physically healthy, Silver Sneakers also offers a great way for them to socialize, meet new friends and have fun.Regular participation in SilverSneakers can help you build muscular strength, improve joint mobility and increase cardiovascular endurance, leading to improved health and greater independence.

More than 1 million members nationwide already enjoy SilverSneakers. Join them today and bring your SilverSneakers card and/or health plan ID to the front desk, and our friendly staff will help you enroll! To verify your eligibility and register for SilverSneakers go to www.silversneakers.com. If you are a member or want to see if you are eligible please call toll free (888) 423-4632, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

 

The Healthways Prime membership program is designed specifically as an employer-based benefit given to employees as part of of their benefits packages. It may be referred to by various names (such as Fitness Your Way) by the different employers.

Prime was created to improve your well-being and lifestyle while helping you look and fee great. Prime’s $25 monthly fee includes a basic gym membership, rewards and incentives through the Prime program, and one free session with a certified Personal Trainer. This program will inspire you to take charge of your own health and fitness by providing you the tools, resources and incentives you need to stay motivated and active.

If you know you are eligible for Prime, register at www.primemember.com or enroll by phone by calling (888) 242-2060, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.

For more information about Healthways programs, stop by HealthQuest or contact Taylor Lee at 919-938-7139 or taylor.lee@unchealth.unc.edu