Staying active, seniors in Tamaqua take part in the weekly Silver Sneakers program held at the Tamaqua YMCA. "Silver Sneakers is an energizing program that helps older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events," said Nick Zigmant, executive director, Tamaqua YMCA. He added other benefits of the program include access to conditioning classes, exercise equipment, customized classes designed exclusively for older adults who want to improve their strength, flexibility, balance and endurance, as well offer health education seminars and other events that promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. The group meets every Tuesday and Thursday at the Tamaqua YMCA from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more information about the program call the Tamaqua YMCA at (570) 668-2903 or (888) 423-4632.