Dallas Seniors Scope Out City Services at Special Senior Day Event

Dallas Seniors Scope Out City Services at Special Senior Day EventSource: Google Street View
Sofia Vasquez
Published on November 29, 2023

Dallas District 11 is putting its seniors in the spotlight with an exclusive Senior Day event designed to connect the elder community with vital city resources. The event, curated by Council Member Jaynie Schultz, will open its doors tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Prism Center, inviting seniors to dive into a wealth of information provided by various city departments and service providers, per the City of Dallas.

An impressive line-up of participants, including 311, Dallas Water Utilities, and the Dallas Police and Fire departments, are set to attend, ready to lend expertise and answer questions that could immensely benefit attendees. The Fretz Library, Department of Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization, and Park and Recreation are also on the roster, ensuring comprehensive coverage of services. To certainly keep in touch with community needs, D11 Park & Recreation Board Member Jeff Kitner and D11 Citizen of Homelessness Commission Member Angela Klattenhoff, as well as Senior Affairs Commission Member Renee Karp, will also be in attendance, as reported by the City of Dallas.

Moreover, organizations ranging from Atmos and DART to the Jewish Community Center and Senior Source are rallying to support the event by contributing their specialized knowledge in energy, transport, community welfare, and senior care. Advancing the frontiers of support, Texas Health and Allie Beth Allman, a local realty company, are joining hands to provide healthcare guidance and housing assistance tailored for the golden years.

Set in the accessible Prism Center at 5580 Peterson Ln., the event is designed to forge stronger connections between seniors and the myriad of city services at their disposal.