Welcome to Friends Place DeSoto

Friends Place in DeSoto offers the premier Friends Place Adult Day Services in Southwest Dallas County.   By offering both a social and medical model of care, people with memory impairment can remain at home, maintain an optimal level of functioning plus delay the need and/or avoid placement in a long term care facility.  To read more about how Friends Place is different, click here.

Friends Place in DeSoto began offering services to the Southwest Dallas County area is 2012. Since inception, we have offered services to more than 130 families. We are the only free-standing, dedicated adult day center in the area that specializes in Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

We are proud to be able to provide services to our veterans through our contract with the Veterans Administration of North Texas. Read more about our VA contract here.

Transportation now available!  Call for more information. 

Friends Place in DeSoto was honored to be featured in the Dallas Morning News Best Southwest magazine. Please read our story here.


February Happenings!

Music Series

Fri Feb 3      Texas Winds, Sentimental Journey
Thurs Feb 9 Marty Allen Nelson Entertains
Mon Feb 20  February Birthday Celebration with James Gaitlanl

Health Happenings

Daily Exercise @ 11:30
Mon Feb 27 – Yoga with Charla

Special Events

Mon Feb 6   Cockrell Hill Elementary Students Visit
Tue Feb 14  Painting Lessons with Burl
Tue Feb 14   Valentine Sweetheart Social
Thur Feb 16  Carol Lee Storyteller
Thur Feb 23  Zeta Sorority
Fri Feb 24     DeSoto Line Dancers
Tue Feb 28    Fat Tuesday – Beignets and Jazz

Support Group Information

This Month Caregiver Support Group Meetings

Date:  Tuesday, February 14

Time:  2:00 p.m. General Discussion

Date: Tuesday, February 28

Time: 2:00 p.m. Speaker: Cathy Judd, PA-C,
DFAAPA, UTSW Dept. of Psychiatry,
Psychneuroendocrinology Research Unit
and Parkland Health & UTSW Hospital

Topic:  Drugs and Pain in Elderly

Meetings are sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and are open to the community. Care for your loved one available at no charge during the meeting.

Inclement Weather Policy

Friends Place adheres to the same Closure Schedule as Desoto I.S.D. Find out by:
– TV local Channels 4,5,8,11
– Radio 1080
– Call 972.274.2484 and listen to welcome message
– Check this website