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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Take Care of Medicare Open Enrollment Before December 7

2023 Medicare OE graphic

The Medicare Open Enrollment period ends on Wednesday, December 7 for everyone 65 and older.  During this period, you can sign up or make changes to various aspects of your Medicare coverage.

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Get Served and Be of Service at the 2022 Holiday Luncheon

Retirees at Holiday Luncheon

The City of Plano’s leaders are looking forward to serving you a delicious meal at our Team Plano Holiday Luncheon. Join City Manager Mark Israelson and the Executive Team on Thursday, December 1 at the Plano Event Center, 2000 E. Spring Creek P...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Interested in Working at Local Arts Venues and Events?

Courtyard Theater interior

Plano Parks & Recreation wants to hire around 40 patron services attendants right now. Plano is home to several successful special event facilities like the Courtyard Theater, the Cox Building Playhouse, the Red Tail Pavilion (formerly the Amphitheate...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Stay Alert: Lane Closures for K and Municipal Ave. Railroad Crossings

DART Silver Line train

Beginning Monday, November 28, traffic will be reduced to one lane in both directions at the K Avenue and Municipal Avenue railroad crossings. The crossings between 15th Street and Plano Parkway are being changed for the DART Silver Line Rail project. All...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Tell the Plano Senior Advisory Board What You Think

Parks 55 plus survey

If you live in Plano and are 55 or older, share your thoughts on city services with the Plano Senior Advisory Board. Provide details about your experiences with activities, services and communications. Also, express any concerns you may have related to ou...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

What Holiday Happenings to Attend

Dickens Downtown Christmas tree

Allow your GPS to guide you to some of the most festive displays of the holiday season. No doubt, Plano is the place to be for experiencing true merriment with music, lights, food, art and crafts, a parade and more! 

Plano Holiday MarketSaturday, ...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Water Lawns Once-a-Week During Winter in Plano

Winter watering frosty grass

Lower temperatures in North Texas generally mean most grasses go dormant and lawns require far less watering. As of November 1, Plano’s 2022-23 Winter Watering Guidelines go into effect. Once-a-week watering is a proactive way to “conserve and protect” th...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

See Why November is Busy at the Sam Johnson Recreation Center

New Senior center rendering

Don’t miss out on two very popular events planned to celebrate veterans and Thanksgiving!

Lowdown on Low Vision and Low-Vision DevicesClass will offer a comprehensive overview of what it means to have low vision and available options for individu...

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Posted on: August 25, 2022

Aetna Medicare Plan Billing Changes from HealthScope to UMR

UMR Health billing statement

Retirees on the City’s Aetna Medicare Advantage or Rx Plan, should know your billing administrator is changing their name. Previously, HealthScope collected premium payments for the Aetna Medicare plans. However, they were recently purchased. UM...

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Posted on: August 25, 2022

Build Support at the Caregiver Circle

PPL Caregiver Circle image

Providing care for an aging loved-one takes energy and thought. Find support and resources from the Caregiver Circle, a program presented by the Wellness Center for Older Adults and Plano Public Library. This new program offers information, guidance and s...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Some Dogs are Welcome at Sam Johnson Recreation Center

Service dog on leash

Dogs make for wonderful companions and are welcome almost everywhere; including the Sam Johnson Recreation Center (SJRC). However, your furry friend must be a registered service animal to enter the Center.

A service animal is any dog that is individually t...

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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: 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 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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