It has been well documented that seniors can benefit from regular physical activity. As home-based care providers look to expand their services and differentiate their brands, fitness and wellness offerings likely offer a strong return on investment.
SilverSneakers has seen how fitness can improve health outcomes in seniors firsthand.
Nashville, Tennessee-based SilverSneakers is a community-based fitness and social engagement program that works primarily with seniors. The program has a robust gym network, as well community partners, in 30 states across the U.S.
Seniors who participate in the SilverSneakers program experience 42% fewer hospital stays and 18% fewer ER visits compared