PHOENIX & LOS ANGELES & LAS VEGAS & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana, a leading health and well-being company, will be the exclusive health plan sponsor in Arizona, California, Nevada and Washington for the 25th National Senior Health & Fitness Day® taking place Wednesday, May 30, 2018. In California and Washington, SilverSneakers, the nation’s leading community fitness program designed specifically for older Americans, will co-sponsor the event with Humana.
National Senior Health & Fitness Day aims to promote the importance of regular physical activity for older adults and to showcase what local organizations are doing in their communities to help improve the health of older adults. It is anticipated that more than 100,000 older adults across the country will participate in health and wellness events at more than 1,000 locations nationwide.
Across the country, National Senior Health & Fitness Day will be celebrated at senior centers; retirement communities; Ys and health clubs; hospitals and health systems; and local aging organizations. Events at these locations in Arizona, California, Nevada and Washington are made possible in part through the support of Humana and SilverSneakers, and will include health fairs, fitness walks, exercise demonstrations, health screenings and presentations by health and fitness experts.
“This year is the 25th anniversary of National Senior Health & Fitness Day, the nation’s largest older adult health promotion event,” said Patricia Henze, executive director of the program. “We are pleased to be working with Humana and SilverSneakers, as well as more than 1,000 local organizations nationwide to organize older adult health and wellness events on Wednesday, May 30.”
“Our sponsorship of National Senior Health & Fitness Day is an example of Humana’s deep commitment to improving the health of the communities we serve 20 percent by the year 2020,” said Dan Tufto, Western Division Medicare Senior Vice President for Humana. “We want our members and the communities we serve to achieve their best health. We do this by partnering with likeminded, health-inspired people and organizations that share our values and want to make a real difference in improving the health of our communities.”
“We are proud of our longstanding partnership with Humana to further this shared mission to support the health of our members in California and Washington through sponsorship of National Senior Health & Fitness Day,” said Steve Janicak, Chief Growth Officer, Tivity Health. “Studies show that staying active is key to health and longevity, demonstrating a long-standing commitment along with Humana to enhance the physical and social well-being of our older adult members.”
Local organizations interested in hosting an official National Senior Health & Fitness Day event can register the event by visiting www.fitnessday.com/senior.
Community members can find more information and local events happening on National Senior Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, by emailing email@example.com.
Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is committed to helping our millions of medical and specialty members achieve their best health. Our successful history in care delivery and health plan administration is helping us create a new kind of integrated care with the power to improve health and well-being and lower costs. Our efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.
To accomplish that, we support physicians and other health care professionals as they work to deliver the right care in the right place for their patients, our members. Our range of clinical capabilities, resources and tools – such as in-home care, behavioral health, pharmacy services, data analytics and wellness solutions – combine to produce a simplified experience that makes health care easier to navigate and more effective.
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SilverSneakers, by Tivity Health, is the nation’s leading community fitness program for older Americans. The program was founded in 1992 and is available to more than 15.6 million Medicare beneficiaries through many Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement carriers and group retiree plans. SilverSneakers gives members unlimited access to thousands of fitness locations across the country, from weights and machines to group classes led by certified instructors, SilverSneakers has something for everyone at all levels of ability. For more information, to check eligibility or enroll, go to SilverSneakers.com.
About National Senior Health & Fitness Day®
National Senior Health & Fitness Day is the nation’s largest older adult health and wellness event, always held the last Wednesday in May. Visit fitnessday.com for event details. The event is organized by the Mature Market Resource Center™ (MMRC), a national clearinghouse for professionals who work in senior markets. In addition to National Senior Health & Fitness Day and the Mature Fitness Awards, other well-known MMRC programs include the 26-year-old National Mature Media Awards (seniorawards.com), and the 8-year-old New Product & Technology Awards (agingawards.com), together with professional publications and research services.