For many ‘exercise’ is a dirty word. It is difficult to get motivated and easy to let chores and daily life get in the way of exercise. Hanging out with friends is a powerful motivator to exercise and be healthy. SilverSneakers is a free program for boomers and older adults; about one in five older adults qualify because their health plan covers the gym membership. There are many gyms that offer the SilverSneakers program. Some have classes, like yoga, strength training, and fitness.
You can check out your eligibility here. You can also find participating gyms and check out the programs they offer. It is a great way to make new friends and be healthy.