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.


August Events

Musical Magic

Mon Aug 12 Texas Winds Melodic Memories
Wed Aug 14 Kimberly Nicole Sings Jazz
Mon Aug 26 Golden Voices Praise & Worship
Tue Aug 27 Mike Frankel and His Accordion

Health Happenings

Every Wed Chair Tai Chi
M, T, Th, Fr Chair Exercise

Special Events

Thu Aug 8 and Aug 22 Community Service – Pillow Project
Mon Aug 19
Art Lessons with June
Thu Aug 22
August Birthday Celebration with Gary Freeman

Support Group Information

Upcoming Caregiver Support Group Meetings

Date: Tuesday, August 13

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Open Discussion



Date: August 27

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Topic: Brain Tour – How Does Alzheimer’s Affect the Brain

Speaker: Marylynne Henry,  Owner/Director Friends Place DeSoto

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 with advanced reservation.

Upcoming Closure Dates:

Friends Place will be CLOSED on the following days:

Labor Day:  September 2, 2019

Looking ahead to the holidays

Closed for Thanksgiving – Thursday and Friday, Nov 28 and 29, 2019

Closed for Christmas –  Monday – Friday,  Dec 23 through Dec 27, 2019

Early Closure for New Years Eve – Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019 – Close at 4 pm

Closed for New Years Day – Wednesday, Jan 1, 2020