7 resources for seniors in Frisco

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNT is a program for those age 50 and older, featuring courses, events and trips. (Courtesy Michael Clements/University of North Texas)
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNT is a program for those age 50 and older, featuring courses, events and trips. (Courtesy Michael Clements/University of North Texas)

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNT is a program for those age 50 and older, featuring courses, events and trips. (Courtesy Michael Clements/University of North Texas)

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Recreation


1. Frisco ISD Gold Card

The Gold Card enables senior citizens to attend Frisco ISD activities, such as athletic games and fine arts events, free of charge. Seniors can pick up a card at the FISD Administration Building or the athletic office.

A. FISD administration building, 5515 Ohio Drive, Frisco

B. FISD athletics office, 6950 Stadium Lane, Frisco

469-633-6050


Education


2. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNT

OLLI at UNT is a program for those age 50 and older, featuring courses, events and trips. Classes take place in the multipurpose room at the Senior Center in Frisco Square on Fridays from 10-11:30 a.m. and noon-1:30 p.m.

6670 Moore St., Frisco

940-369-7293

https://olli.unt.edu

3. Seniors Active in Learning

Through Collin College, seniors age 55 and older can participate in organized study, discussion and social events during the fall, spring and summer terms. Registration for the spring 2020 term begins Jan. 6.

Preston Ridge Campus, 9700 Wade Blvd., Frisco

972-985-3789


Support


4. Frisco Family Services

This nonprofit hosts a Silver Bells Holiday Social & Celebration event for its senior citizen clients during the holiday season. Seniors can enjoy breakfast, play games, socialize and receive gifts.

8780 Third St., Frisco

972-335-9495

https://friscofamilyservices.org

5. The Grove at Frisco Commons

Coming in January 2020, this new active adult center for those age 50 and older is projected to offer 30,000 square feet of programming and class space, a courtyard and a surrounding park with trails.

8300 McKinney Road, Frisco

6. Senior Center at Frisco Square

Until The Grove at Frisco Commons opens in 2020, this facility offers a library; a game room; a fitness center; a computer room; an aerobics and dance studio; a craft room; and a billiards and table tennis game room, all for adults age 50 and older.

6670 Moore St., Frisco

972-292-6550

www.friscofun.org/seniors

Transportation


7. Denton County Transportation Authority

The Denton County Transportation Authority offers an on-demand service throughout Frisco for seniors age 65 and older as well as for those with disabilities and for Medicare cardholders. Seniors get reduced fares for one-way local trips for $1 and out-way regional trips for $1.50. Seniors need to apply for reduced fares.

1955 Lakeway Drive, Ste. 260, Lewisville

940-243-0077

www.dcta.net
By Elizabeth Ucles
Elizabeth is the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Frisco edition. She graduated from St. Edward's University with a degree in Writing and Rhetoric with a journalism concentration and a minor in Spanish in May 2019. Elizabeth covers public and higher education, development and transportation.


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