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.

Our Marvelous March Events

Th 2 Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs
W 8 Dance Party with Marty Ruiz
Th 9   Midweek Devotionals
F 10   Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs
M 13   ‘Big Daddy’ Larry Johnson performs
Th 16  Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs
F 17  ‘Class Act’ Tap Dancers
W 22   Ladies’ Green Tea Party
Th 23  Midweek Devotionals
Th 23  Norris Perry sings your favorites
F 24 Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs
F 24 Texas Winds Benefit Supper
W 29 Birthday Party with Toney Walsh

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, March 9
Open Discussion

Thursday, March 23

This Month’s Feature Presentation:

Angela Thomas
MSN, RN, CMC
A Care Manager and Consultant for Caring With Grace

Understanding and Responding to
Dementia-Related Behaviors

 

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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 – March 1

Light supper provided

Other Support Groups

NEW! Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)
Caregivers Support Group
Usually meets 4th Monday of each month*
Monday, March 28, 2:00-3:30
Please join us for this important first meeting. Call Pam
Johnson 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 March 2nd and 16th, 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 March 7th and 21st  2:15-3:45 pm

More information? Call: Pam Johnson @ 972.437.2940