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.

March

T     5   11:00 Celebrating Mardi Gras!

W    6    1:45 Tommy Ray Entertains

TH   7  11:45 Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs

F     8  11:45 Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs

T    12   1:45 Norris Perry Entertains

TH  14 11:00 Texas Winds/Paul Deemer

W    20  1:45  Class Act Tap Dancers

TH   28 1:45 March Birthday Party with Tony Macaroni

 

ONGOING EVENTS

Mocktail Monday,  March 4th & 18th
Thirsty Thursday, March 14th
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, March 21st  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, March 14th  Discussion Group

March  28th 

Geriatric Social Worker Patricia Dickson, Ph.D., LCSW

                        “What to Do When You Need Help”

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        Caregiver Coffee Chat

 2nd  Monday/month March 11th  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
March 4th 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 March 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, March 5th & 19th  2:00-3:30 pm

More information? Call: Jackie Coalter @ 972.437.2940