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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Wellness Center for Older Adults Open House

wellness center for older adults

The grand reopening of the Wellness Center for Older Adults is on Monday, April 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. Tour the new offices and the renovated Sam Johnson Recreation Center (SJC) at the same time.

Activities include – proceeds help provide services t...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Plano Comes Together for National Day of Prayer

National day of prayer

Unite in prayer with your neighbors and friends on Thursday, May 2 during the National Day of Prayer. Choose from these opportunities:

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Drive By the Drug Take Back and Drop Off Unwanted Meds

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Having expired medication around the house can be a problem. Take care of the problem this weekend. A convenient solution is to bring them to a National Prescription Drug Take Back Day collection sites on Saturday, April 27. There you can drop-off unwante...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Senior Information & Wellness Fair Celebrate Older Americans Month

Senior Info and Wellness Fair

Each May we observe Older Americans Month and this year’s theme is “Connect, Create, Contribute.” Start the month off right by engaging in all three at Plano Parks and Recreation’s 19th annual Senior Information &am...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Get Discounted Beatles Night Concert Tickets

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Don’t miss a chance to rock the night away at Beatles Night 2019 on Saturday, May 11. Get your “ticket to ride” over to the Amphitheater at Oak Point Park for $5 off the regular general admission price.

The greatly anticipated...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Adventure Awaits with Plano Recreation Summer Registration

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It’s nearly time to sign up for a bit of fun through Parks and Recreation’s catalog. You may have grown up being told "go find something to do." With Plano Recreation’s summer registration starting on Saturday, May 4, you’ll discover there’s ple...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

It’s a Call You Don’t Want to Miss!

UHC Calling

“Hello, this is UnitedHealthcare calling with an important message for YOU!” It may seem unusual, but the next time your phone’s caller ID reads “UnitedHealthcare (UHC),” there’s a good chance it’s an offer to connect you with information to help manage o...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Ed Swiler Says, “Get a Recreation Membership”

Ed Swiler

Park Services Electrician Ed Swiler shares his story of wellness and why he got a recreation center membership. In a recent TeamPlano article, we announced employees and retirees are eligible for 50% discounts on Parks and Recreation Center memberships. S...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Water Slides in Your Summer Plans?

Water slide

Attend the City’s Water Safety Fair for a fun and interactive event on Thursday, April 25 to learn the answer. With summer approaching, scores of people naturally migrate to water-related outings…pools, lakes and beaches. Before heading off to your favori...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Make your way to Plano AsiaFest 2019 on May 4

AsiaFest dancers

Consider traveling to the Far East...without a passport! Experience the excitement of exploring other cultures at the Plano AsiaFest 2019 on Saturday, May 4 from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Plano. This is the 16th year Plano has been treated to this ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Take Advantage of Early Voting for the May 4 Election

Vote badges

Early voting for the May 4, 2019 Election runs from Monday, April 22 to Tuesday, April 30. Prepare to cast your vote by finding out what’s on the ballot at VOTETEXAS.GOV. This impartial website gives the names of candidates, info on finding polling places...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Libby Holtmann Accepts TMLDA Award for Plano Public Library

Library Award-2

Plano Public Library received another Texas Municipal Library Directors Association (TMLDA) honor. It takes a lot to earn the Achievement of Library Excellence Award, but we’ve done it consistently since 2005. Director Libby Holtmann accepted th...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Know More about Senior Services with SAGE

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Sign up for SAGE to receive information and advice geared toward adults 50 and over. Get a monthly dose of tips for staying healthy, keeping sharp, being safe and enjoying life in Plano.

Join the SAGE newsletter list.

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Use Technology to Get Convenient Medical Care

Village Health Partners Telehealth

Let medical professionals take care of you from home, the office or even your car – on call. Telehealth Video Conferencing is now available through Village Health Partners (VHP) and Village Health Pediatrics for employees and pre-65 retirees on our benefi...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Retirees, Are You Nearing Medicare eligibility?

Medicare-questions

The closer you get to age 65, the more questions you have about Medicare. A common concern is “How does it work with my City of Plano United Healthcare insurance?” Here are a few things to know.

When do I enroll in Medicare?You may be a...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

“Ready with Ron” Videos Could Save Your Life

Ron Moore

Ron Moore knows all about emergencies and shares that insight regularly through “Ready with Ron” videos. He’s the City’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) coordinator armed with a wealth of knowledge to help safeguard your family…your property…and ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

See Yourself in a Pair of Warby Parkers?

Warby couple WEB

There’s great news for employees and pre-65 retirees who wear eyeglasses and are on the City’s insurance. Being on the UnitedHealthcare Vision Plan makes you eligible to purchase Warby Parker designer prescription eyewear for ONLY the ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Resist Springtime Over-watering of Lawns

lawn watering

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

The Spring/Summer Waterin...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Start April Taking STRESS Seriously

Stress Awareness 1

As we wrap up National Nutrition Month and move into Stress Awareness Month (April), let’s take a breather. (Whew) Okay, its clear nutrition and stress are important topics – both affecting our lives in one way or another.Stress is a natural response and ...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Save the Date for Bruce Glasscock’s Retirement Reception

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Plano celebrates the long service history of retiring City Manager Bruce Glasscock – and YOU’RE INVITED to the party. No RSVP necessary. Schedule the date in your calendar for his farewell reception on Tuesday, April 30 at Plano Event ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Can You Benefit From the Great Update Rebate?

GUR home renovation

Is your home due for a new roof, fence or foundation repairs? Is the vinyl flooring in the kitchen begging you for an update? The Great Update Rebate program reimburses property owners for eligible home upgrades, if you qualify. Since 2014, the program ha...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Share Your Green Thumb with the Community Garden

Plano Community Garden (1)

If you’ve got extra time on your hands and a green thumb, lend them to the Plano Community Garden. Helpers of all experience levels are needed to work in this garden, as long as you’re at least 13 years old.

In 2007, this began with a p...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Scheduling Your Onsite Biometric Screening Saves Time and Money

Biometric screening checklist

If you’re a pre-65er, make your appointment today for March or April before all of the good slots are taken. Go to the Plano Biometric Screening Options webpage to select an onsite biometric screening appointment at one of several convenient locations. If...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Get Discounted and Free Rec Center Memberships in 2019

Oak Point workout room

Annual recreation center memberships are available for retirees at a huge savings. The Wellness Membership program gives employees and retirees a 50% discount on adult or senior Annual Memberships at the resident rate.

50% Wellness Membership Discount for ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Adopt this 2019 Resolution to Save Money on Rx

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The cost of prescription drugs is about 20% of our total healthcare expenses and prices continue to increase. Our health plan is self-funded, which means you have a direct impact on the premiums you pay by the medical decisions that you make as the City a...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Use Communitas to Make Hospital Stays Less Overwhelming!

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There are usually tons of questions and concerns whenever you or a loved-one is in the hospital for any length of time. The City now offers an invaluable resource to help you survive the physical, emotional and financial trauma associated with this kind o...

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