Get moving with Mercy Health for Life and SilverSneakers

February 1, 2013

Fort Scott, Ks. – Behind the bills there may be something valuable in your mailbox.  If you are Medicare-eligible and have supplemental insurance, depending on your health insurance provider, you may have received a SilverSneakers card in the mail during the month of January. If so, you are eligible for SilverSneakers membership. As a SilverSneakers member, you will receive free basic membership to Mercy Health for Life which not only is a cost-savings to you, but may reap years of health benefits too.

As a member of Mercy Health for Life, you are entitled to receive a free fitness assessment with our nationally certified personal trainer along with other basic privileges. You may be eligible to pay no additional cost or co-payments to Mercy Health for Life for the basic membership. Health for Life members also receive discounts for all fitness classes.

The SilverSneakers Fitness Program has been proven to reduce health care costs by improving the health and well-being of members, helping them become active and motivating them to stay that way. With the SilverSneakers premier network, members have access to a variety of participating locations throughout the country not only Mercy Health for Life. Mercy Health for Life offers fitness classes such as Yoga, Arthritics in Action, Zumba, Dance Cardio Fitness, Spin bike and Cardio Circuit. Our state-of-the-art equipment also includes individual TV monitors on all of our cardio equipment.

Make Mercy Health for Life your headquarters for fitness this year and let SilverSneakers help you take charge of your health!

To find out if you are eligible for SilverSneakers, please contact your health plan or visit Mercy Health for Life at 405 Woodland Hills Blvd in Fort Scott. For more information on the program, call toll-free 1-888-423-4632 or visit


Mercy is the sixth largest Catholic health care system in the U.S. and serves more than 3 million people annually. Mercy includes 31 hospitals, more than 300 outpatient facilities, 38,000 co-workers and over 1,700 integrated physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. For more about Mercy, visit

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