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.

May Events

Th 4 11:45    Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs
Th 4 1:45     Sorta Sisters Sing
Th 11 11:00  Midweek Devotionals
W 17 1:45    “Big Daddy” Larry Johnson Performs your favorites
Th 18 11:45  Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs
F 19 11:00    Texas Wind Trinity River Dixie Kings
W 24 1:45     Experience the Drum Mexican style
TH 25 1:45    Entertainer Norris Perry
F 26 11:00    Midweek Devotionals
F 26 11:45    Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs
T 30 1:45      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, May 11
Open Discussion

Thursday, May 25

This Month’s Feature Presentation:

Gene Ragsdale, R.N.
Community Liaison with HomeWell Senior Care

TOPIC:   Addressing Nursing Issues & Concerns
In Any Care Setting

 

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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 – May 3

Light supper provided

Other Support Groups

NEW! Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)
Caregivers Support Group
Usually meets 4th Monday of each month*
Monday, May 22 2:00-3:30
Please join us for this important 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 May 4th and 18th, 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 May 2nd and 16th,  2:15-3:45 pm

More information? Call: Pam Johnson @ 972.437.2940