Community Resources for Seniors in Plano
Helpful Links & Resources
The Senior Advisory Board created a resource guide for seniors and their caregivers. This information may be helpful to you and your family as you navigate the many options available to our senior community. Download the Community and Wellness Resource Guide for Seniors Living in Plano.
Plano’s CARE (Call Reassurance) program helps ensure the well being of homebound and/or elderly Plano residents through a daily phone call. Read more about the program and sign up for a daily CARE call.
The Plano Independent School District (PISD)’s RSVP program is for seniors 65+. The program provides seniors access to PISD functions, tours of PISD facilities, culinary events, senior high plays, sporting events, etc. all for free. View more information and sign up online.
There are many organizations focused on helping seniors in the City of Plano. A few of these organizations are listed below. Click on an organization’s name to visit its website. Please note, when you click to visit each website you will leave the City of Plano website. The City of Plano has no responsibility for the content on these websites.
- Assistance Center of Collin County; Brings short-term assistance to qualifying individuals and families in financial crisis to help them regain self-sufficiency.
- AARP; A 501c4 non-profit membership-based organization for those 50+ with a mission to enhance the quality of life for all as they age. Provides a variety of member benefits.
- Meals on Wheels - home delivered breakfast, lunch, and weekend meals available at four senior centers county-wide
- Senior Safety Net Program - provides assistance and resources for walkers, wheelchairs, ramps, and emergency expenses when funds permit.
- Pet Meals - assists seniors in obtaining food for their pet
- Wellness Center For Older Adults; Assists older adults in achieving their highest levels of physical, mental, and spiritual well-being by providing referrals, health services, durable medical equipment, counseling, and social services.
- U.S. Social Security Administration; Provides information regarding retirement, social security benefits, Medicare benefits and much more.
- Texas Health and Human Services: Works with clients, families, and communities to protect children, the elderly and people with disabilities from abuse, neglect and exploitation.
- Plain-O Helpers: A faith-based handyman program of seniors helping seniors, as well as individuals with disabilities, free home maintenance and repair services, with a key focus on safety issues.
- Meals on Wheels of Collin County: Assists area adults 60 and up in remaining independent in their homes, to promote socialization, and to prevent premature institutionalization. Home delivered meals and other services are provided to qualifying individuals in Collin County.
Are you looking for a way to help others? Check out all the great volunteer opportunities available for you through the City of Plano's volunteer program.
If you need to reach out to the City to pay for water bill, get a garage sale permit or complete a wide array of other activities the City of Plano's "I WANT TO" page on the website is the best place to start.
Plano Prime, a community awareness program from the Plano Chamber of Commerce, will prepare Plano residents 55+ for service in non-profit and community organizations. Apply at the Plano Chamber of Commerce website.
Sage – News and Information for Plano’s Senior Community
Sign up to receive Sage, the City of Plano’s monthly e-newsletter for our senior community. The newsletter features information on living healthy, accessing affordable healthcare and embracing lifelong learning and technology. Get "sage" advice on staying in your home and personal safety while becoming familiar with Plano's history.