Navigation Links
UPMC for Life is Pennsylvania Sponsor for National Senior Health & Fitness Day
Date:5/16/2008

Event scheduled for Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium for May 28

PITTSBURGH, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC for Life, the Medicare product of UPMC Health Plan, is the Pennsylvania state sponsor for the 15th annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day, which has as its theme, "Fitness ... A Lifetime Investment."

National Senior Health & Fitness Day is scheduled for May 28, 2008. On that day, UPMC for Life will serve as host for three events in Pennsylvania. The theme of each event is "Fitness ... A Lifetime Investment."

"UPMC Health Plan is proud to serve as the Pennsylvania state sponsor for National Senior Health & Fitness Day for a second consecutive year," said Diane P. Holder, President and CEO, UPMC Health Plan. "Our sponsorship reinforces our commitment to helping our members to keep active and fit, regardless of age. We always want to do what we can to encourage our members to take advantage of the many health resources offered in their communities."

In Pittsburgh, the event will be held at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Included among the fitness activities for older adults that day will be an exercise session conducted by a team of fitness experts from "Leslie Sansone's In-Home Walking Program" at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

KDKA-TV personalities will serve as emcees for this event, which also features representatives from America On the Move in Pittsburgh, health screenings, and health information workshops.

UPMC for Life members will be admitted to the event at no charge. Members are also entitled to bring one Medicare-eligible guest. The guest must bring his or her Medicare card.

In Erie, UPMC for Life is sponsoring a free event at the Presque Isle Cookhouse Pavilion at 10 a.m. A variety of fitness-related activities will be offered, including an exercise demonstration by a representative of Silver&Fit(TM).

In Altoona, UPMC for Life is sponsoring an event in conjunction with Blair County Senior Services on the campus of Penn State Altoona, starting at 10 a.m. The event will feature an exercise demonstration by PEPPI (Peer Exercise Program Promotes Independence).

National Senior Health & Fitness Day is an annual event held on the last Wednesday in May. On that day, more than 150,000 older adults across the country are expected to participate in organized health and fitness events. UPMC Health Plan is one of over 1,000 organizations nationwide that are sponsoring fitness events for older adults that day.

UPMC for Life is available in 25 Pennsylvania counties including Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Armstrong, Westmoreland, and Washington,

About UPMC Health Plan

UPMC Health Plan, the second-largest health insurer in Western Pennsylvania, is owned by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), one of the nation's top-ranked health systems. The integrated partner companies of the UPMC Insurance Services Division -- which includes UPMC Health Plan, UPMC Work Partners, EAP Solutions, UPMC for You (Medical Assistance), and Community Care Behavioral Health -- offer a full range of group health insurance, Medicare, CHIP, Medical Assistance, behavioral health, employee assistance, and workers' compensation products and services to nearly 1.2 million members. Our local provider network includes UPMC as well as community providers, totaling more than 80 hospitals and more than 7,600 physicians in a 29-county region. For more information, visit http://www.upmchealthplan.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE UPMC Health Plan
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Governor Rendell Offers adultBasic Coverage to 35,000 Uninsured Pennsylvanians
2. Health and Business Groups Launch Ad Campaign About Need for Comprehensive Smoke-Free Law in Pennsylvania
3. NNN Healthcare/Office REIT Acquires 2750 Monroe Boulevard in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
4. Pennsylvania Department of Aging Receives Grant to Improve Alzheimers Support
5. Pennsylvania Needs More Lung Cancer Research
6. Saint Vincent Health System of Erie, Pennsylvania Named One of AARP 2007 Best Employers for Workers Over 50
7. Pennsylvania Game Commission Announces EHD Confirmed in Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties
8. Maryland, Minnesota Go Smoke-free Oct. 1 - Pennsylvania Overdue in Following Suit
9. Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation Accreditation Status for Trauma Centers
10. Health Secretary Urges Pennsylvanians to Get a Flu Shot
11. Governor Rendell Calls for Prompt Action on Prescription for Pennsylvania, Cover All Pennsylvanians Health Care Reforms
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... As health ... medicine known as “patient engagement.” The patient is doing more than filling out a ... , “There is an increasing emphasis in health care and research on the ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... The American Board of Family Medicine's (ABFM) ... and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Dr. James C. Puffer upon his retirement. Dr. Newton ... until Dr. Puffer’s retirement at the end of 2018. Upon assuming the role of ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... Nevada (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... Hemp CBD Oil utilizing Purzorb™ technology. Applying the Purzorb™process to full spectrum CBD oil ... required and providing a CBD form that can be easily incorporated into liquid products, ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... QUEENS, N.Y (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... recently became a member of ElderCounsel, a national organization of elder law and special ... constantly changing laws and rules. It also provides a forum to network with elder ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Many families have long-term ... long-term care insurance companies have a waiver for care if the client has a ... when the family pays for care, is often waived, so the benefits from their ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/11/2017)...  Caris Life Sciences ® , a leading innovator ... precision medicine, today announced that St. Jude Medical Center,s ... (POA) as its 17 th member. Through participation ... Cancer Institute will help develop standards of care and ... making cancer treatment more precise and effective. ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... 2017  Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. ("Hill-Rom") (NYSE: HRC), today ... Las Piedras, Puerto Rico , where ... Following a comprehensive ... minor structural damage, temporary loss of power and minimal ... completed, manufacturing operations have resumed, and the company expects ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... EXTON, Pa. , Oct. 10, 2017   ... leader in innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today ... of West,s ID Adapter for improving the intradermal administration ... the Fourth Skin Vaccination Summit in May 2017 by ... Team Lead, Polio Department, World Health Organization (WHO), and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: