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Nashville Zoo Senior Day to be held Wednesday, October 7th


Enjoy Free Admission to the Zoo Courtesy of Cigna-HealthSpring

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Older adults are invited to enjoy free admission at Nashville Zoo courtesy of Cigna-HealthSpring, Wednesday, October 7th. Adults ages 65 and older will receive a complimentary Zoo admission, parking validation and a $5.00 concessions voucher.

Senior Day activities will take place throughout the Zoo from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The young and young-at-heart can enjoy special keeper talks, rides on the Wild Animal Carousel and interactive encounters with outreach animals along the Zoo paths. Additionally, Cigna-HealthSpring and several of its local partners will be on hand at the centrally-located Jungle Terrace area to provide educational materials, offer wellness information and answer questions.

Nashville Zoo Senior Day. (Amiee Stubbs)

Nashville Zoo Senior Day. (Amiee Stubbs)

Activities there will include:

  • Cigna-HealthSpring will conduct an informational session on the basics of Medicare at 11:00am. Based in Nashville, Cigna-HealthSpring is a leading health service company serving Medicare and Medicaid customers predominantly through Medicare Advantage and other Medicare and Medicaid products.
  • Nashville Public Television (NPT) will offer DVDs of its informative NPT Reports: Aging Matters documentary, which is co-sponsored by Cigna-HealthSpring. NPT will also screen one of the installments from the documentary, and seating will be provided for attendees. A guest moderator from FiftyForward, a Middle Tennessee agency serving people 50 and older, will highlight key points from the screening and lead a discussion with the audience.

Cigna-HealthSpring also invited the following organizations to participate and provide informational materials:

  • Bethlehem Centers of Nashville
  • Tennessee’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program (TN SHIP)
  • FiftyForward
  • YMCA

Senior Day at the Zoo is the result of a partnership between the Nashville Zoo and Cigna-HealthSpring. For more information, please visit

About Cigna-Healthspring

Cigna-HealthSpring, a Cigna company (NYSE:CI), is a leading health service company serving Medicare and Medicaid customers predominantly through Medicare Advantage and other Medicare and Medicaid products. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Cigna-HealthSpring offers a national stand-alone prescription drug plan and operates health plans in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Washington, D.C.

For more information, visit

About Nashville Zoo

Nashville Zoo is accredited by the prestigious Association of Zoos and Aquariums, assuring the highest standards of animal care and husbandry. Attracting more than 830,000 visitors annually, the Zoo is considered one of the top ­­­things to do in Nashville. The Zoo is a non-profit organization located at 3777 Nolensville Pike and is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. The mission of Nashville Zoo is to inspire a culture of understanding and discovery of our natural world through conservation, innovation and leadership.

For more information about Nashville Zoo, call 615.833.1534 or visit




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