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.


October Events

Musical Magic

Thu Oct 4 Jim Gatlin
Wed Oct 17 Cowboy Bob
Mon Oct 22 Kimberly Nicole-Birthday Celebration

Tue Oct 30 Mike Frankel-Oktoberfest

Wed Oct 31 Halloween Costume Contest

Health Happenings

Every Wed Chair Yoga/Chair Chi
M, T, Th, F Exercise

Special Events

Sat Oct 13 Alzheimer’s Walk-Downtown Dallas
Mon Oct 15 Art Lessons with June
Oct 15-19 State Fair Week
Tue Oct 16 Midway Day

Thu Oct 18 Zeta Sorority

Thu Oct 25 Texas Winds-Sentimental Journey

Fri Oct 26 DeSoto Line Dancers

Support Group Information

Upcoming Caregiver Support Group Meetings

Date: Tuesday, October 9

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Open Discussion


Date: Tuesday, October 23

Time: 2:00 pm

Topic:  Journey with Alzheimer’s:

A Caregiver’s Perspective

Speaker:  Don Deffebach, Caregiver


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 Holiday

Friends Place will be closed for the holidays as follows:

Thanksgiving –  Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23, 2018

Christmas and New Years –  Monday, December 24 through Tuesday January 1

We will reopen on Wednesday, January 2, 2019