Care N’ Care (HMO/PPO) Health Plan to Offer
SilverSneakers Fitness Program to All HMO and PPO Members in 2019
(FORT WORTH, Texas – Feb. 19, 2019) — Care N’ Care Health Plan has partnered with Tivity Health® to offer the popular SilverSneakers® program to all Care N’ Care members as of Jan. 1, 2019. With 15,000 participating locations nationwide, SilverSneakers is the nation’s leading fitness program designed exclusively for older adults.
“Exercise is important for everyone and is key to staying healthy and active as you age,” said Wendy Karsten, CEO of Care N’ Care. “This new relationship with SilverSneakers is just another piece of our commitment to empowering our members to live life to its fullest.”
With SilverSneakers, Care N’ Care members have access to free memberships at fitness and community locations, fitness classes for all levels, support from trained instructors, on-demand video workouts and much more—all at no cost. In addition to the physical health benefits, group exercise programs provide an opportunity for camaraderie and meeting new people.
“Social isolation and depression are serious issues for aging adults,” added Karsten. “We are thrilled to offer SilverSneakers and provide this opportunity for our members to take care of themselves both physically and mentally.”
“Our new partnership with Care N’ Care affords its members an opportunity to take control over their health,” said Steve Janicak, president, fitness division, Tivity Health. “Together we are providing a complete program that offers seniors the opportunities and best-in-class resources they need to maintain an active lifestyle and support vital social connections.”
In addition to SilverSneakers, Care N’ Care already offers members an entire inventory of value-added benefits and resources—from healthy living guides to health-related events in the community to the peace of mind of having nationwide coverage while traveling. Its 2019 benefit plans include $0 premiums, $0 co-pays and $0 deductibles on medical and drug coverage for Medicare-eligible recipients.
Care N’ Care is a Medicare Advantage health plan providing North Texas Medicare beneficiaries in Tarrant, Johnson, Dallas, Collin, Denton, Rockwall, Hood, Wise and Parker counties affordable alternatives that improve and simplify Medicare coverage. With both PPO and HMO health plans, Care N’ Care offers all of the traditional benefits included in original Medicare plus additional benefits and services, including a personal Healthcare Concierge to serve as the single point of contact and trusted partner throughout the member’s healthcare experience. For more information about Care N’ Care and its Medicare Advantage health plans, visit cnchealthplan.com.
Tivity Health Inc. is a leading provider of fitness and health improvement programs, with strong capabilities in developing and managing network solutions. Through its existing three networks, SilverSneakers®—the nation’s leading fitness program for older adults, Prime® Fitness, and WholeHealth Living™, Tivity Health is focused on targeted population health for those 50 and over. With more than 15 million Americans eligible for SilverSneakers, over 10,000 fitness centers in the Prime Fitness Network, and more than 25 years of clinical and operational expertise in managing specialty health benefits and networks, including chiropractic services, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, acupuncture, massage and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) services, the company touches millions of consumers across the country and works directly with hundreds of healthcare practitioners and many of the nation’s largest payers and employers. To learn more visit tivityhealth.com or SilverSneakers.com.
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