Starting Thursday, SilverSneakers Fitness Program members will be eligible to join Curves of Independence at no cost. SilverSneakers is an exercise program designed for older adults.

Curves has two Independence locations at 17201 E. U.S. 40 in the Country Meadows Shopping Center and at 17911 E. U.S. 24 in the Arrowhead Shopping Center. There are 6,500 Curves locations and more than 2.5 million women in the United States who are eligible for the SilverSneakers program. For more information about Curves of Independence, contact Julie Gates at 816-478-3302.