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.

JULY ENTERTAINMENT

Thu July 6 1:45 pm Experience the Drum
Fri July 7 1:45 pm Class Act Patriotic Tap Dancers
Mon July 10 1:45 pm Toney Walsh sings your favorites
Fri July 19 11:00 am Texas Winds Swan Recital
Fri July 19 1:45 pm Performer Larry Johnson
Wed June 26 1:45 pm July Birthday Party featuring Aussie singer Brad Ackland

ONGOING EVENTS

Mocktail Monday, July 17th & 31st
Thirsty Thursday, July 13th & 27th
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 am
Midweek Devotionals
–  Thursday, July 13 11:15 pm
–  Thursday, July 20 11:15 am
–  Friday, July 28 11:15 am
Staycation Week Starts 3rd Monday monthly
Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs, 1st/3rd Thursday, 2nd/4th Friday
–  July 6, 14, 20, 28
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 3:30pm. Meetings are sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and are open to the community.

Thursday, July 13
Open Discussion

Thursday, July 27

This Month’s Feature Presentation:

John McNair
Certified National Elder Law Attorney
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
LEGAL ISSUES & AGING

 

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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 – July 5

Light supper provided

Other Support Groups

NEW! Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)
Caregivers Support Group
Usually meets 4th Monday of each month*
Monday, July 25  2:00-3:30
Please join us for this important meeting. Call Jackie Colter
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 July 6 and 20, 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 July 18,  2:15-3:45 pm

No meeting on July 4

More information? Call: Jackie Colter @ 972.437.2940