2013 Health Survey

INFOGRAPHIC: Older adults more dedicated to fitness than ever before

Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness, the nation’s leading exercise program exclusively designed for older adults, has announced the results of its 2013 Annual Participation Survey.

In its 15th year, the Annual Member Survey provides deep insights into the health and well-being of today’s active older adults.

The 2013 Annual Member Survey revealed a surge in fitness-conscious active adults, which has resulted in positive health outcomes, higher quality of life and fulfillment at every age. Additionally, the Annual Member Survey revealed the significant link between fitness and socialization, with nearly 41 percent of members attending class to socialize.

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About the Annual Participant Survey:
The Annual Participation Survey is a statistically significant, randomized survey of SilverSneakers Fitness members in all 50 states.

About SilverSneakers® Fitness:
SilverSneakers Fitness was founded in 1992 and is the nation’s leading exercise program exclusively designed for older adults. The innovative program guides members through their fitness journey, helping them to improve their physical, mental and emotional well-being and reach their fitness goals. Today, the program serves more than 12 million eligible members in more than 13,000 participating fitness and wellness facilities nationwide. Members receive access to facility amenities, to specialized group exercise classes taught by instructors trained specifically in senior fitness, and to FLEX™ programs, which includes classes and activities at parks, recreation centers and other local venues.