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Great News!

July 2, 2020 — We are happy to report that we have tested all our staff, assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care residents for COVID and all have tested negative.  We have also worked with an independent contractor to test nearly 75 percent of our independent residents that volunteered to be tested, and those tests were all negative... Read More

FTJ Away From the Chaos

July 2, 2020 — If you’re like most of us, you’re thinking the world seems a little (or a lot) crazy right now.  It certainly has been an interesting year to say the least. In these crazy times, Franke Tobey Jones is offering our residents a lot of peace of mind, serenity, a beautiful atmosphere, care if needed, and... Read More

Caregivers Self Care – Especially In The Time of COVID

June 16, 2020 — During the last two years many of you may have attended our excellent Understanding Dementia classes presented by Jake Gamble, owner of Generations Home Care.  He has recently recorded a video to discuss Caregivers Self Care during this difficult time that we are going through.  The seven pieces of advice in this video may or... Read More

COVID-19 Update

May 6, 2020 — As we continue with our COVID restrictions, we find our residents coping as well as can be expected.  Some are out riding their bicycles around our beautiful campus blooming with springtime flowers or flying kites on our expansive front lawn or playing musical instruments out in the sunshine all while wearing masks and social distancing. ... Read More

COVID-19 Update from Judy Dunn, President and CEO

April 3, 2020 — Franke Tobey Jones continues to monitor new developments daily as it relates to COVID-19.  We are fully committed to maintaining the well-being and safety of our residents and team members.  We have all current protocols in place, are spending extra efforts on infection control measures and are happy to report that we are still COVID-19... Read More

Personal Concierge Program During COVID-19

April 3, 2020 — FTJ team members make an extraordinary difference in the lives of our residents and their family members during this challenging time. In Mid March, as soon as we found out that visitors were not going to be allowed on campus and all activities needed to be stopped, we put together a Temporary Personal Concierge Service... Read More

Beware of COVID-19 Scams

April 3, 2020 — From Aging and Disability Resources (ADRC) Not surprisingly, scammers are wasting no time in taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Medicare beneficiaries are receiving robocalls about “special virus kits.”  The scammer asks the person for their Medicare number so they can send them a “free” test.  If you receive this type of call, hang up... Read More