Senior Resources

Plano Senior Recreation Center

The Plano Senior Recreation Center offers programs, activities, events and fitness specifically designed to meet the needs of our senior community. Click here to visit the Senior Recreation Center page for more information. Visit the tabs below to access additional resources to help make living senior in Plano excellent!


Senior Advisory Board

The Senior Advisory Board was created to generate broad-based public support for senior citizens. The primary goal of the board is to evaluate current issues affecting senior citizens and bring those issues to the attention of the City Council as well as other boards and agencies.

The board welcomes those with concerns regarding senior issues to attend Senior Advisory Board meetings. The Board will hear comments of public interest, but any discussion shall be limited to placing the item on a future agenda, if appropriate. Remarks are limited to five minutes per speaker. The board meets the first Thursday of January, March, May, July, September and November.

The 2016-17 Board Members are:

Karen Bellessa, Chair                          Sneh Goyal

Paul Gerber, Vice Chair                       Kimberly Miller

Donna Bening                                     Ronald Silvis

Sonja Baumgarten                               Ralph Steckel

Peter Chen

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Wellness Center for Older Adults

The Wellness Center for Older Adults addresses the needs and concerns for our senior population in Collin County. Located at the Plano Senior Recreation Center, the Wellness Center is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Wellness Center focuses on senior needs in the areas of health, counseling and social services. A variety of health services are offered, including health examinations and screenings. Durable medical equipment is also available. Many of these services are free or a low cost to help cover medical supplies. Free counseling services are also available for seniors and caregivers.

Do you want to learn more about the Wellness Center for Older Adults? Click here to visit the Center’s website or watch the following video for more information.