Vitality 65+

Vitality members 65 years or older can now enjoy exclusive enhancements to the Vitality programme to help them get healthier with age-appropriate activities such as enhanced screening assessments, relevant exercise goals and healthy eating.

Vitality Active Rewards

Adopting a healthy lifestyle allows you to live a longer, healthier life.

With Vitality Active Rewards you can earn Discovery Miles and get 25% off all Vitality Active Rewards redemptions of 350 Discovery Miles or more for completing your Vitality Health Check for 65+ or a Virtual Vitality Health Check-in. You can redeem your rewards in the Discovery app, allowing you to enjoy more rewards with your Discovery Miles.

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HealthMonitor Device benefit

Vitality 65+ members can save up to 75% on selected health monitoring devices with the HealthMonitor Device benefit at Dis-Chem.

Simply activate your HealthyCare benefit to get up to 25% back. To qualify for a further upfront 25% discount at Dis-Chem, you must complete a Vitality Health Check for 65+ or a Virtual Vitality Health Check-in.

If you are a Discovery Bank client, you can get up to 75% back on any of these devices with the Vitality Money programme.

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The Apple Watch benefit

Get a fully funded Apple Watch that you do not have to pay the R999 activation fee on. 

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Gym discounts

Gym with tailored offerings at Virgin Active or Planet Fitness. You can work out at our friendly gym partners with specialised classes and complementary offerings without having to pay an activation fee.

Enhanced screenings and assessments

Vitality 65+ members can now enjoy an enhanced screening experience to identify their unique health risks and stay fit with exclusive assessments while earning Vitality points. 

 

The Vitality Health Check
for 65+

Vitality members 65 years and older have access to the Vitality Health Check for 65+. This enhanced health check is offered within the Vitality Wellness Network for 65+ and helps you understand your health with additional screenings and access to preventive vaccines.

These include blood pressure measurements, blood glucose levels, cholesterol readings and weight assessment, that are adjusted for each age. As a Vitality 65+ member you can also carry out vaccines during your consult, including the flu vaccine, pneumococcal vaccine and the shingles vaccine with the necessary script. Vitality 65+ members can earn up to 22 500 points for screening and prevention during a Vitality Health Check for 65+. 

Vitality 65+ members can earn an additional 500 points for completing three new clinically verified screening tests which include hearing, visual acuity and a falls risk assessment.

 

Virtual Vitality Health Check-in

Until the end of 2020, you can also choose to do a Virtual Vitality Health Check-in. The Virtual Vitality Health Check-in is a telephonic or online consultation with a wellness specialist that covers the same information as an in-person Vitality Health Check, but in a conversational format. You can earn 2 500 Vitality points for completion of this consultation and those points add up to your maximum 22 500 Vitality points you can earn for doing a Vitality Health Check.

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The Vitality Functional Assessment

The Vitality Functional Assessment is exclusive to members who are 65 or older. This assessment is designed to give members a personalized understanding of their physical function and falls risk.

The Vitality Functional Assessment is a clinically validated assessment for mobility, flexibility and falls risk to identify and improve the risk of early frailty and disability and recommend exercises to support healthy ageing. This 8-part physical assessment that evaluates certain risks associated with older age.

You can earn 2 500 Vitality points for doing the Vitality Functional Assessment at an accredited biokineticist listed under the Vitality Wellness Network. You can choose to do both the Vitality Fitness Assessment and Vitality Functional Assessment. However, you will only be awarded the base points for one assessment per year, which will be supplemented only by the Vitality Fitness Assessment outcomes-based points. The maximum number of points a member stands to earn in a year from both the Vitality Fitness Assessment and Vitality Functional Assessment remains at 7 500 points.

Not a Vitality member? Join today and get rewarded for staying healthy.

Call us on 0860 000 628 or leave your details and we will call you back. You can also log in to activate Vitality yourself.

 
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