Welcome to Friends Place Richardson

This year Friends Place Richardson is proudly celebrating 10 years of providing quality services and offering exemplary programs for people affected by dementia as well as their families, in Dallas and Collin county.

Friends Place continues to be  recognized in the community as a leader in dementia care due to innovative approaches and serves as a clinical practicum site for students from Baylor School of Nursing; UT Dallas-School of Behavior and Brain Sciences, Speech and Language Pathology program;  and, Texas Women’s University, College of Nursing and School of Occupational Therapy.

Friends Place Richardson is now contracted with the Dallas Veterans Affairs Community Adult Day Services Program.  Please call for more information.

SEPTEMBER  ENTERTAINMENT

Tue Sept. 5 1:45 pm Big Daddy Larry Johnson
Fri Sept. 15 1:45 pm Entertainer Norris Perry sings
Wed Sept. 20 1:45 pm Toney Walsh sings your favorites
Wed Sept. 27 1:45 pm Birthday Celebration Singalong Dance Party with Tara

ONGOING EVENTS

Mocktail Monday,  Sept 11th & 25th
Thirsty Thursday,  Sept 7th & 21st
Spanish Made Simple Mondays at 11:15 am
Book Club Tuesdays at 11:15 am
SingFit –  Music, Trivia, Movement M, W, Th at 11:15
Midweek Devotionals
–  Thursday, Sept 7 11:15 am
–  Thursday, Sept 21 11:15 am
–  Friday, Sept 28 11:15 am
Staycation Week Starts 3rd Monday monthly
Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs, 1st/3rd Thursday, 2nd/4th Friday –  September 7, 15, 21, 29
Art Appreciation on W/Th
Hospital Pillows Service Project

CLOSED:  Monday Sept 4 for Labor Day

Caregiver’s Support Group Information

Alzheimer’s Caregiver’s Support Group Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month from 2 to 3:30pm. Meetings are sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and are open to the community.

Thursday, September 14
Open Discussion

Thursday, September 28

This Month’s Feature Presentation:

Dentist Dr. Jack Bodie

IMPORTANCE OF ORAL CARE FOR PERSONS WITH DEMENTIA

 

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Lewy Body Dementia Caregiver’s Support Group Meetings

are held on the 1st Wednesday of each month from 5 to 7:00 pm.

This Month’s Meeting – Wednesday September 6

Light supper provided

Other Support Groups

NEW! Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)
Caregivers Support Group
Usually meets 4th Tuesday of each month
Tuesday September 26 2:00-3:30
Please join us for this important meeting. Call Jackie Coalter
for more information @972-437-2940

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Men-Only Support Group
For you fellows who are full-time caregivers for your wife or mother,
a group to help you with those concerns unique to husbands & sons.

Held the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month
Friends Place Resource Room
Thursday September 7th & 21st, 2:00-3:30 pm

More information? Call: George Davis @ 972-900-9774

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Wives-Only Support Group
Addressing the issues that arise within the ever-evolving
role of being your husband’s full-time caregiver.

Held the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month
Friends Place Resource Room
Tuesday September 5th & 19th  2:15-3:45 pm

More information? Call: Jackie Coalter @ 972.437.2940