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Fitness & Wellness

Get Fit Your Way


With Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness program one of your benefits from ConnectiCare VIP Medicare, you can get fit when, where, and how you want.

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  • At a fitness location
    SilverSneakers gives you a fitness membership with access to more than 11,000 fitness locations across the country, with all basic amenities and SilverSneakers fitness classes designed specifically for active older adults.

  • In your favorite neighborhood locations
    SilverSneakers FLEX brings classes such as tai chi, yoga, dance and walking groups to parks, recreation centers, and other local places where you already go. You can take FLEX classes and still participate in SilverSneakers at fitness locations.

  • At home or on the go
    If you can’t get to a fitness location, sign up for SilverSneakers Steps®, a personalized fitness program that lets you choose one of four kits that best fits your lifestyle and fitness level – general fitness, strength, walking or yoga.

  • Online
    At the SilverSneakers website you can use tools to assess your health and track your activity, find fitness advice, download healthy recipes and interact with the SilverSneakers community.

For details, visit silversneakers.com or call SilverSneakers customer service at 1-888-423-4632 (TTY: 711) Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST.



Health & Wellness Support Services

As a ConnectiCare member, you’ll have access to many health and wellness resources and services. These are offered at no additional cost beyond the monthly Plan premium.

Important Health Reminders
Staying on top of your health is important. That’s why ConnectiCare provides information mailings, phone calls and postcards to encourage the use of needed preventive health services, screenings and immunizations. These may include:

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colorectal Screening
  • Mammogram
  • Osteoporosis Screening

Care Programs
Medication Therapy Management Program – This program will help you understand and manage your medications. A pharmacist or health care provider will review your prescription medicines, over-the-counter medicine and any herbal supplements you may take. The goal is to make sure they are safe and working to improve your health.

Diabetic Eye Exam Reminder – An annual eye exam is very important for members who have diabetes. That’s why we may send a friendly reminder when an eye exam is due or overdue.

Medicare Care Management Program
Complex health care needs require special attention. This program focuses on supporting our members with chronic or complex medical needs.

We identify members for this program through a Health Assessment, a post-discharge follow-up call, or based on a review of claims information. Once identified, a Registered Nurse Care Manager will work with you to:

  • Identify any gaps or concerns you may have
  • Help understand your goals of care
  • Connect you with community resources to help support your needs
  • Assist to coordinate your care with your doctors

Online Tools and Resources
Need more support? Visit our Health Management Center find tools and resources to help you better manage your health, including:

  • Health Assessment
  • Flu Clinic Information
  • Physcian Profiles
  • Connecticut Hospital Quality Ratings & Safety Comparisons
  • Preventive Health Guidelines
  • A to Z Health Topics

ConnectiCare also created Great to know, just for you. Now you can find helpful how-to videos, easy-to-understand reference downloads and info on all the valuable benefits and extras that are great to know about.


H3528_15_4006_01r1 CMS Approved 11/26/2014
Last Update 10/15/2014