BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina

Silver Sneakers®1 Fitness Program

SilverSneakers

SilverSneakers is an exciting fitness program that combines physical activity and social events to help you take better control of your health.

What Does SilverSneakers Include?

SilverSneakers offers:

  • Access to fitness classes, exercise equipment, pool, sauna and other available amenities
  • Customized SilverSneakers classes designed to improve strength, flexibility, balance and endurance
  • Health education seminars and events that promote healthier living
  • Specially trained advisors at participating fitness centers who can help with fitness, exercise and nutrition
  • Member-only access to online support for weight loss, quitting tobacco or stress relief

How Do I Get Started?

If you'd like to participate in SilverSneakers, call 1-800-665-8037 (TDD/TTY: 1-800-922-3140), Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., to enroll in one of our Blue Medicare HMOSM or Blue Medicare PPOSM plans.

If you'd like to particiapte in SilverSneakers, and you want to enroll in a Blue Medicare SupplementSM plan, call 1-800-478-0583 (TDD/TTY: 1-800-922-3140), seven days a week, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

To Learn More About SilverSneakers

Visit the SilverSneakers website for more program information and fitness center locations.

The SilverSneakers program is provided by Healthways, Inc., a third-party vendor independent of BCBSNC. The program is available only to members covered under Blue Medicare HMO or Blue Medicare PPO plans. BCBSNC is not liable in any way for the services received; results are not guaranteed. Decisions regarding medical care should be made with the advice of a doctor.

The program is available to members covered under Blue Medicare Supplement plans. The SilverSneakers program is a value-added program and may change or be discontinued at any time. BCBSNC does not profit from this program. BCBSNC provides these programs for member convenience and is not liable in any way for the goods or services received. These programs are not part of a member's policy or benefits, but are value-added discounts available for their use. Results are not guaranteed. Decisions regarding medical care should be made with the advice of a doctor. Not connected with or endorsed by the U.S. government or the federal Medicare program.

®, SM Marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans. SM1 Mark of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. ®1 Mark of Healthways, Inc.

Neither Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina nor its agents are endorsed by or affiliated with the United States government or the federal Medicare program.

Important Legal Information and Disclaimers

The information on this page is current as of 10/01/2014.

U9392, 10/14

Y0079_6741 CMS Approved 10022014