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.


What’s Happening in September

Musical Magic

Tue Sep 3 Sherry Hamilton
Mon Sep 9 and 23 Golden Voices Praise & Worship
Fri Sep 20 Texas Winds – Hootenanny
Tue Sep 24 Norris Perry

Health Happenings

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

Special Events

Wed Sep 4 and 18 Community Service – Pillow Project
Wed Sep 11 Grandparents’ Day Ice Cream Social
Thu Sep 12 September Birthday Celebration with Jim Gatlin
Mon Sep 16 Art Lessons with June
Tue Sep 17 Zeta Sorority
Thu Sep 26 Homecoming Dance with Ben Myers

Support Group Information

Upcoming Caregiver Support Group Meetings

Date: Tuesday, September 10

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Open Discussion



Date: September 24

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Topic: Current Research in Alzheimer’s Disease
Speaker: Kerwin Research Center & Memory Care Team

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