And only 8 days a month. Woo Hoo.
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This does not provide incentive for an active lifestyle at all. One can achieve 500 steps by minimal walking around the house during the day. Once the 8 day total awardable maximum is achieved (easily by the 8th day of the month), there is no additional reward for workouts, attending Silver Sneakers classes, or any real exercise.
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Just to emphasize the difference between 2018 and 2019 programs:
500 steps = 1 point
1 point = $1.
The maximum earning for 2018 was 15 points for each of 30 days either by recording 7500 steps or a Silver Sneakers check-in, so a person could earn a total of 450 points or $45.
The maximum earning for 2019, by either 500 steps or a Silver Sneakers check-in has no incentive to be active at all. 500 steps per day for 8 days/month is NOT active. I could understand making the program less generous with the monetary reward, but do not understand removing all encouragement for developing a healthy, active lifestyle.