Services to Enhance Your Health and Well-Being
The Senior Advantage Program of Manatee Healthcare System offers services designed to enhance the health and well-being of individuals who are age 50 and over. Classes, support groups, events and discounts at both Manatee Memorial Hospital and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center are just some of the advantages of membership.
Joining the Senior Advantage Program is easy and affordable. Cost for a one-year membership is just $15 for individuals and $25 for couples.
Senior Advantage Application Form
To join the program, please print and complete the application form and mail it to:
Senior Advantage Program Manatee Healthcare System
206 Second Street East
Bradenton, FL 34208
Please allow 3-4 weeks for processing.
Lectures, Classes, Support Groups and Events
A number of lectures, classes, support groups and events are available to Senior Advantage members. View the Event Calendar for more information and to register. Courses and groups include:
- Weight-Loss Options seminar
- Diabetes Self-Management and Education
- Kidney Disease Education
- Tools to Quit Smoking
- ALS support group
- Bereavement support group
- Breast cancer support group
- Diabetes support group
- Stroke support group
- Weight-loss support group
Some of the advantages of membership include:
- Personal invitations to various hospital lectures, classes, support groups and events throughout the year.
- Ongoing programs from Lakewood Ranch Medical Center at the UTC Mall, including the Healthy Walkers free walking program and physician seminars. For more information, visit the LWRMC Healthy Walkers Program
- The "What's Happening" recorded announcement line. Call 941-745-7308 for up-to-date information on the various events.
- A 10 percent discount at the Manatee Memorial Foundation Auxiliary Thrift Shop, located at the corner of 46th St. West and Manatee Avenue. Just show your card.
- A 15 percent discount on meals at Manatee Memorial 2nd Street Bistro and the Café at Lakewood Ranch. Beverages and snacks excluded.
- A 10 percent discount at both hospitals' gift shops. Certain exclusions apply. Just show your card.
- Visitor parking spaces at Manatee Memorial's campus that are marked for Senior Advantage members only.
- Members who are patients at Manatee Memorial Hospital or Lakewood Ranch Medical Center may be eligible for a waiver of the Part A Medicare deductible.