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Silver Sneakers

May 6, 2021 | Posted by Community Relations

Carrollton, Il. 05/05/2021 - Thomas H Boyd Hospital's Wellness Center is partnering to provide complementary memberships to members of the nationally recognized SliverSneakers program.  Through this collaboration, Boyd Hospital will now offer older adults a way to increase their levels of physical activity while motivating them to remain active.  SilverSneakers is the nation's leading community fitness program designed exclusively for older adults.


SilverSneakers helps older adults take greater control of their health through a variety of fitness offerings that engages participants in more frequent strength training, aerobic, and flexibility exercise by providing access to a variety of venues and programming designed specifically for older adults.  There are more than 14.5 million people eligible for the SilverSneakers benefit through the nation’s leading Medicare Advantage health plans, Medicare Supplement carriers and group retiree plans.  For those members, the benefit is offered at no additional cost.


Boyd Hospital’s Wellness Center is located at 800 School St., Carrollton, IL 62016.  To learn more about SilverSneakers offerings, call the Wellness Center at (217) 942-6946 ext. 1352, or visit


About SilverSneakers

SilverSneakers is the nation’s leading community fitness program for older Americans.  The program was founded in 1992 and is available to more than 15 million Medicare beneficiaries through many Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement carriers, and group retiree plans.