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Top-Rated Medicare Plan Now Offers Silver Life Fitness Program Free to its Members
Date:1/11/2010

Free fitness classes geared specifically to older adults in the Rio Grande Valley, Corpus Christi and Austin, Texas areas.

San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) January 11, 2010 -- Physicians Health Choice -- a Medicare Advantage organization that emphasizes pro-active, preventative care by providing more choices and benefits than original Medicare -- is pleased to announce it is partnering with Silver Life Fitness to offer free fitness classes geared specifically to older adults in the Rio Grande Valley, Corpus Christi and Austin, Texas. (The Rio Grande Valley area includes the major cities of McAllen, Brownsville and Harlingen.)

Members of Physicians Health Choice can now enjoy several fitness classes at multiple senior centers in the Austin, Corpus Christi and Rio Grande Valley areas as a free benefit. The program is designed to make fitness fun and build friendships while developing cardiovascular/muscular strength, endurance and flexibility. Participants can enjoy:
•   low impact exercise classes
•   Zumba Gold classes: a fusion of hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves that equal a fun, dynamic fitness program that has become one of the nation's most popular fitness endeavors
•   use of exercise equipment with certified instructors that specialize in fitness programs for older adults
•   periodic social events

Getting out, getting some exercise and socializing is as important for your health as seeing the doctor," states Dr. George M. Rapier III, founder and CEO of Physicians Health Choice. We know many seniors are reluctant to go to a gym; so we ensure a welcoming environment and encourage any level of participation."

We all know the benefits to exercising regularly; what these people are surprised to learn is their newfound friendships through this program. For some, this is their only social outlet with other like-minded adults," states Letty Vazquez, director of Fitness Programs for WellMed Medical Management, the parent company of Physicians Health Choice.

Silver Life Fitness is a progressive fitness and educational program tailored to active older adults. Offered free of charge to Physicians Health Choice members, this program is dedicated to improving the quality of life by providing a total wellness approach geared to healthy living. The program includes aerobic, strength, coordination, endurance and flexibility classes led by trained instructors. In addition, certain locations may offer exercise equipment and other group activities.

Physicians Health Choice is a Medicare Advantage Organization that is contracted with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide health plans to Medicare-eligible individuals. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, Physicians Health Choice began operations in 2005 as a subsidiary of WellMed Medical Management, Inc.- a medical management company with more than 18 years of experience providing quality medical care to older adults in San Antonio and Austin, Texas and along Floridas Treasure Coast.

Based in San Antonio, Physicians Health Choice offers more than 30 Medicare Advantage health plans to more than 19,000 members across the southern United States including Austin, Corpus Christi, El Paso and the Rio Grande Valley in Texas; Las Cruces and Alamogordo, New Mexico; Little Rock, Arkansas; and Ft. Lauderdale and Palm Beach County, Florida. The companys mission is to change the face of health care delivery for seniors. More information can be found at www.PHCcares.com and www.SaludPHC.com.

For more information about Silver Life Fitness, please contact the Physicians Health Choice Customer Service office at 1-866-550-4736 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Monday -- Friday.

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