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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Improve Your Financial Fitness with Money Smart for Older Adults

Money Smart seniors class

Take charge of your financial affairs and be better prepared for the unpredictable challenges of life. Plano Public Library presents a four-session money literacy class designed to help you protect your funds. 

This workshop is presented in partne...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Don’t Miss the Sunset Memorial Day Ceremony

Memorial Day 2

On this special day, spend just a bit of time at the 45-minute service in memory of all Americans lost fighting in military conflicts. Be part of the local observance of Memorial Day during the Sunset at Memorial Park Ceremony on Monday, May 30.  ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Ride Along to Fine Dining with the Sam Johnson Rec Center

Fine dining table

Take a short trip south for a fun Sam Johnson Recreation Center (SJRC) outing in Dallas for shopping and fine dining. Enjoy spending the day at NorthPark Mall coupled with a visit to the Seasons 52 restaurant for an exquisite meal on Wednesday, August 17....

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Parks & Recreation Celebrates National Trails Day

Natl Trails Day WEB

Trails bring people of all ages and backgrounds together, connecting communities to nature and fostering health and wellness. Here in Plano, we are fortunate to have an extensive network of recreational trails throughout the city to enjoy. This award-winn...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Get Rolling with a Belly Dance Fitness Class

Seniors Belly dancing class

Here’s a chance to shake and shimmy your way to stronger core muscles, better coordination and balance in a fun new class. The Sam Johnson Recreation Center (SJRC) brings you Belly Dance Fitness for Beginners starting Friday, June 6.

Eac...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Plano Police Seeks Community Help with Survey

Plano police entrance with statue

The Plano Police Department is seeking community input through a survey designed to assess how the department is doing.

Through the survey, residents can offer their views on safety, quality of life and quality of police services.

“Community feedb...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Plano Parks & Recreation Ranks No. 1 in Texas per ParkScore

Park trail with fact marker

The Trust for Public Land has named Plano Parks & Recreation first in Texas and 15th in the United States, per their annual ParkScore rankings! This year’s report examined equity gaps in America and our evolving relationship to parks and public land, ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Cast Your Vote for Plano Places in Plano Magazine 2022 “Best Of”

McCall Plaza event

Plano Magazine’s Best of 2022 campaign is looking to find THE BEST the City has to offer. The public is invited to vote online for their favorite businesses, venues and events. Several City establishments have been nominated in a few of the categories.

In ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Plan Around Upcoming Pool Closures at Recreation Centers

Plano Aquatic Center pool

Parks & Recreation will begin work on two centers this month that affect regular operation hours. 

Plano Aquatic Center’s pool is being replastered and the facility will be closed through Friday, May 27. During this time, please visit our othe...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Test Your Understanding of Property Standards and City Events

Inside Plano May 2022 screen shot2

May brings more than summer showers as you’ll learn from the latest episode of the City’s Inside Plano podcast. Hosts Shannah Hayley and Steve Stoler share event news and answer the question “What are property standards and why should residents care?”&...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Retirees, Are You Nearing Medicare Eligibility?

Medicare-questions

There are a few things you need to know before turning 65. If you are a retiree on the City of Plano’s medical, dental or vision plan, your coverage ends on the last day of the month before you turn 65. At 65, you must transition to Med...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Changes for Medicare Part B Members

COVID 19 at home test

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released information on ramped-up access to home COVID tests. As of April 4, seniors who have Medicare Part B, including those enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan, are now eligible to get up to ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Cyber Security for Older Adults is a Big Deal – Learn More!

Senior cyber security class

The world around us changes daily and our digital safety needs constant attention. A beneficial FREE workshop, Cyber Generations, is planned at the Sam Johnson Recreation Center for June 15 and June 16. Bryan Chew and members of his CyberPatriots...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Link to the “Little Blue Man” with Stoler on the Street

Stoler on the Street Little Blue Man2

Visits to the City of Plano’s official website, plano.gov, yield a bountiful resource of beneficial information. But accessing all of this info isn’t so easy for everyone. Individuals with disabilities may experience difficulty navigat...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Are Your Beneficiaries Up to Date?

Beneficiary forms

Do you know who's listed on the beneficiary form for your TMRS, MissionSquare Retirement (formerly ICMA-RC), life insurance? It’s possibly not who you think or want it to be. We have heard numerous horror stories about retirement benefi...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Get Home Repair Help with a Great Update Rebate

Great Update Rebate

Is your home 35 years old or older? Is your property value at or less than $383,180? Home improvements you may want to make could happen if you qualify for the Great Update Rebate! 

This City program helps Plano homeowners finance the costs of car...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Resist Springtime Overwatering of Lawns

Water sprinklers in yard with flowers

More sunshine, longer and warmer days signal green things to bud and grow, but watch your water usage. Beginning Friday, April 1, you are encouraged to water lawns and landscapes only two times a week if needed through October 31

The Spring/Summ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Doo the Right Thing—it’s Everyone’s Responsibility!

Dog Park Rules at Jack Carter

Dog Park trips offer dog-parents and their pets a chance to bond, socialize and run off some pent-up energy. It is important to remember that with all that fun comes responsibility. Dog park rules and regulations are in place to ensure safety for all visi...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Don’t Put Your Health on Hold: Value Preventive Care

Preventive care

Imagine we took care of our bodies like we take care of our car – checking them regularly to ensure optimal performance. Regular medical check-ups confirm you’re healthy and detect early signs of illness. Getting medical treatment early increases our chan...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Stay on Track with Airrosti!

Airrosti muscular conditions

If you’re struggling with chronic pain or a nagging injury, don’t wait any longer when help is a call away. Airrosti providers are dedicated to fixing pain fast and helping you return to the activities you love!

Schedule your in-office or virtual appointme...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Retirement Security Plan (RSP) Recipients Get Cost-of-Living Increase

Retirement Security Plan RSP COLA increase

According to Retirement Security Plan provisions, retirees receiving an RSP pension may be eligible for an annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA). This increase is for retirees who have received benefits for 12 months as of March 31, 2022. 

In ac...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Are You Working Part-time in Retirement….or Plan to?

Senior working PT in retirement

Did you know that working after retirement can boost your mental, physical and social fitness? Exercise, reading and crossword puzzles may provide the stimulus to help stay fit mentally and physically, but working is also an excellent way to stay engaged....

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Use PlanoCRX. Don’t Pay More for Maintenance Meds.

PlanoCRX

Did you know that you could be eligible to participate in the PlanoCRX program, which offers certain brand name medications at zero cost?  

PlanoCRX is a voluntary prescription drug mail order option offered through CRX International to eligible e...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Assist the Plano Senior Advisory Board with Local Issues

Seniors at a Advisory Board meeting

Are you interested in tackling senior issues? The Plano Senior Advisory Board welcomes your input. This group works with City Council and City staff to raise public awareness and make recommendations that improve the quality of life for our senior populat...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Use Your Nurse Care Manager Resources through Communitas

Nurse care manager

Should you or an insured family member experience a major illness or injury, the last thing you need is the stress of dealing with doctors and many bills. Pre-65ers should consider using one of your benefits, Communitas.  

The services of highly-t...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Register for New Virtual Classes from Connect4Health

Yoga meditation group at work

Achieve harmony of mind and body by taking advantage of two FREE classes that only require 30 minutes of your day. Consider these options for wellness:

Yoga for Every Body – Skill in Self-CareTraditional Yoga meets Western Culture in this total body and mi...

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

Pre-65ers Get Help Finding an In-Network Physician

In network doctors

When it comes to locating in-network providers, pre-65 year old retiree benefit plan members have several options to help with this task.

The first option is to contact WebTPA Customer Service at 844-380-4552 or email helpme@webtpa.com. WebTPA checks to se...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Access a Storehouse of Yard Tools for Free

Lawn care tools

The City’s Tool Lending Program is the neighbor you can borrow from anytime to handle your yard work. This service is for Plano residents who need equipment to trim trees and hedges, cut grass or a number of other lawn chores. 

Through t...

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