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.

October

T       1     1:45 Not Your Mama’s Quilt Store

W      2     1:45 Good Time Trio Performs

TH    3    Fair Day All Day      

TH    3   11:45 Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs

TH    3   10:30 Miniture Horses

F      4   11:00 Bender the Clown

M     7    1:45 Tony Mararoni Performs

F     11  11:30 Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs

W   16   11:00 Class Act Tap Dancers

TH  17    1:45  Toney Walsh Entertains

W   30     1:45 October Birthday Party w/Marty Ruiz

TH  31     1:45 Halloween Party w/Anne Hinson

ONGOING EVENTS

Mocktail Monday,  October 7th & 21
Thirsty Thursday, October 17th
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 Devotional
Thursday, October 10th & 24th  11:15 am

Art Appreciation on W/TH
Hospital Pillows Service Project

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 3:30 pm. Meetings are sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and are open to the community.

Thursday, October 10th  Discussion Group

Educational Program

Thursday, October 24th

“Ask the Expert” series continues with

Cheron Taylor, BSW

Faith Presbyterian Hospice Community Liaison

“How Hospice Support Can Help”

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        Caregiver Coffee Chat

 2nd  Monday/month October 14th  9:30-10:30 a.m.

Drop off your loved one & join us at Love U A-Latte, 541 W. Campbell Ste 125

Other Support Groups

NEW! Frontotemporal/Lewy Body Dementia Combination 
Caregivers Support Group
Meets 1st Monday of each month/starting in January
October 7th 4:00-5:30

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 October 3rd & 16th 2:00-3:30 pm

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

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Ladies-Only Support Group

NEW DAY
Addressing the issues that arise within the ever-evolving
role of being your husband’s full-time caregiver.

Held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month
Friends Place Resource Room
Wednesday, October 2th & 16th  2:00-3:30 pm

 

More information? Call: Jackie Coalter @ 972.437.2940