Many Social Security recipients who qualify for Medicare do not realize that they are eligible for Silver Sneakers.  The Silver Sneakers plan offers free membership at your local health club.  This is a great way for the disabled and seniors to stay fit and healthy. 

Silver Sneakers plans are usually offered with the Medicare Advantage Plans.  In Maine, the following insurance companies participate in the plan:

AARP MedicareComplete® by UnitedHealthcare
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Bowdoin residents with Silver Sneaker plans in effect can obtain their free gym membership at the following location:

Cathance Fitness Center

Address:  1201 Main Street, Bowdoin, ME 04287

Phone:  (207) 666-3463

Lynette Henk is a XO Healthy Chocolate member.  Her goal is to educate the public about the health benefits of changing your chocolate.  Lynette is available at 941-216-5727, at [email protected] and at her site