Programs and Services for Seniors

AARP Driver Safety Program
This driving refresher course is designed specifically for seniors, and offered six times a year. A certificate awarded at the end of the course may allow for lower insurance rates for the next three years. The cost of the course is $15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non-members. The one day session meets for four hours. Call the Community Center for upcoming dates and times.

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:15 - 10:00am

Stretch, strengthen and tone muscles in this no-impact exercise class.  If you have arthritis or just need to start a regular program, this free class is the place for you. Most exercises are done seated with a stretchy band. Fore some exercises, you may stand or remain seated if desired.  This is an ongoing class that may be joined at any time.

Line Dance
Mondays, 10:00 - 11:30am (basic beginner)

Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:30pm (high beginner)
Fridays, 10:00 - 12:00pm (intermediate)

Instructors Shannon Morehouse make line dancing fun as you learn new steps.  Line Dance is a great form of low impact aerobic exercise.  This is a free class.

Benefits Counseling
Every Third Tuesday of each Month, 10:00am - 12:00pm - Sign-up required.

Experienced benefits counselors from the North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging are available to help if you have a question about your benefits.  Help is available with information about Medicare prescription drug plans, Medicaid/SSI, long-term care benefits and other public benefits.  Call 972-624-2246 for an appointment. 

SPAN Services
A nutritionally balanced lunch is served at 11:30am by SPAN, Special Programs For Aging Needs, a Denton County program. The suggested donation is $2 for individuals 60 and over; the cost is $5 for individuals under 60. Pre-registration is required and orders need to be made 24 hours in advance. SPAN also delivers to home bound seniors. For more information, call (972) 624-2247.

Limited public transportation is available to various locations within the Denton County area for senior residents.  To register and get more information, call SPAN Transportation at (940) 243-8556. The SPAN program is provided by Denton County.

Phone Directory
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:  6800 Main St. The Colony, Texas 75056
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