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.

December

 

M    3     11:00 Celebrating Hanukkah with Paul Markowitz

T     4       2:00 Plano High School Chamber Choir

TH   6    11:45 Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs

TH    6   1:45 Marty Ruiz Entertains

M    10    1:45  Norris Perry Entertains

F     14  11:45 Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs

F     14    1:45 Berkner High School Choir

T     18    1:45 Class Act Tap Dancers Christmas Program

W    19    1:45  Birthday Party with Toney Walsh

F      21   11:00 Texas Winds Vocal Pops Performance

 

ONGOING EVENTS

Mocktail Monday,  December 3 &17
Thirsty Thursday,  December 13
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 Devotionals
–  Thursday, December  6    11:15 am
–  Thursday, December  20 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.

One Meeting this month

Thursday, December 13 Holiday Open House

 

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                       Starting in January we will combine FTD/Lewy Body

Other Support Groups

NEW! Frontotemporal/Lewy Body Dementia Combination 
Caregivers Support Group
Meets 1st Monday of each month/starting in January
January 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 December  6 & 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 December 4 & 17  2:00-330 pm

More information? Call: Jackie Coalter @ 972.437.2940