Inter Valley Health Plan Launches Bee Brainy Program; New Series of Classes on Brain Health for Older Adult Community

Bee Brainy Kicks Off in January with FREE Community Events in Inland

POMONA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As part of its existing For
Health and Living
’s Bee Happy Project, launched in
2015, Inter Valley Health Plan (
announces the launch of a secondary initiative: Bee Brainy, that
offers educational classes, events and resources dedicated to brain
health. Its kick-off events will take place in January at its Medicare
Information and Vitality Centers (MIC) in Claremont, Banning, Hemet,
Riverside and Victorville.

Valley Health Plan
, a not-for-profit Medicare Advantage Health Plan
based in the Inland Empire, is committed to enhancing the mind, body and
spirit of the older adult community in Southern California. Its Bee
initiative will center on all the elements that help maintain
a healthy brain including diet, exercise, socialization and activities.

“Our Bee Happy initiative was so successful and well received, we
wanted to provide community residents with additional resources just as
valuable to help them maintain overall health, and what better way to do
that than to start with the brain,” says Cyndie O’Brien, vice president
of member services, Inter Valley Health Plan and creator of the Bee
and Bee Happy program.

As part of the Bee Brainy program, Inter Valley Health Plan will
add a new series of free monthly classes at each of the MICs to its For
Health and Living event calendar. Classes will include brain games such
as Bee Brainy Bingo, ABC’s of Vitamins for the Brain, Mind Diet and
Heart Health=Brain Health.

The free Bee Brainy kick-off events will take place at five of
Inter Valley Health Plan MICs where attendees are encouraged to bring
friends and enjoy brain healthy interactive projects and refreshments.

  • Hemet: January 22 at 1pm. Stater
    Bros Plaza, 214 E. Stetson Ave. (at State Street), Village West
    Shopping Center, Hemet.
  • Claremont: January 26 at 10am.
    Pomona Valley Health Center Building, 1601 Monte Vista Avenue, Suite
    275, Claremont.
  • Banning: January 27 at 10am. Sun
    Lakes Village Shopping Center, 300 S Highland Springs Ave., Suite
    10-J, Banning.
  • Victorville: January 28 at 10am.
    12209 Hesperia Road, Suite E, Victorville. (Next to Vons).
  • Riverside: January 29 at 10am.
    Lincoln Plaza, 2995 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside (Lincoln & Van Buren,
    by Albertsons)
  • RSVP required for all locations. To register, call 800-251-8191 ext.
    625 or visit:

For more information on Bee Brainy and Bee Happy classes
and other events hosted by Inter Valley Health Plan, visit:
and for more information regarding Inter Valley Health Plan’s Medicare
Advantage Plans, please visit

About Inter Valley Health Plan

Inter Valley Health Plan is a not-for-profit, federally qualified, HMO
contracted with Medicare and dedicated to providing the best value in
senior health care coverage. Headquartered in Pomona, Calif., Inter
Valley Health Plan strives to improve the quality of life for seniors
throughout its service area and is one of the oldest managed health care
plans in Southern California with 35+ years in business. Entrusted by
20,881 individuals stretching from Los Angeles to Orange County to Palm
Springs, Riverside, Hemet, Victorville, Temecula, and virtually every
city and town in between, Inter Valley Health Plan is dedicated to
keeping its members healthy and strong, while maintaining non-profit and
real service values. For more information, please visit
or call Inter Valley Health Plan’s Communication department: (909)
623-6333. Also, please become a fan on Facebook at


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