CentreTown Fitness Now Offering SilverSneakers to Members

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

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WHEELING, W.Va. – CentreTown Fitness, a health service of Ohio Valley Medical Center and East Ohio Regional Hospital, recently announced its partnership with the Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness Program to begin offering the nationally recognized fitness program to qualifying members. SilverSneakers is the nation’s leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults at no additional cost through many Medicare health plans, Medicare Supplement carriers, and group retiree plans.

“We are thrilled to begin offering this fitness program to help older adults increase their levels of physical activity while motivating them to remain active,” said George Frazier, general manager of CentreTown Fitness. “Research points to the significant health benefits of regular exercise for older adults. In addition to helping our members stay physically healthy, Silver Sneakers offers a great way for our members to socialize, meet new friends, and have fun.”

With the SilverSneakers premier network, members receive access to a variety of participating locations throughout the country, including CentreTown Fitness. This location offers amenities such as fitness equipment, treadmills and free weights. Designated staff members are there to help members along the way.

To learn more about the SilverSneakers program offered by CentreTown Fitness, please call 304-234-6540.

Ohio Valley Medical Center, located in Wheeling West Virginia, and East Ohio Regional Hospital, located in Martins Ferry Ohio, are a 340 bed combined organization with over 1,600 employees providing the area’s only comprehensive behavioral and mental health services and board certified emergency services on both sides of the Ohio River.

CentreTown Fitness is the newest fitness center now offering the SilverSneakers fitness program in the Ohio Valley. Pictured are David Goodwin, SilverSneaker program participant, and Andrew Yahn, certified personal trainer, participating in SilverSneaker warm up activities. For more information, contact CentreTown Fitness at 304-234-6540.