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COVID Booster and Flu Shots

October 11, 2021 — We are thrilled that we have been able to offer the flu vaccine to botho our residents and staff. We have also secured a vendor to come to Franke Tobey Jones on October 27 to provide the COVID booster to all residents and staff that would like to receive it. . In October, in partnership... Read More

Clean and Safe at FTJ

March 5, 2021 — This past year has been challenging for everyone living inside or outside a retirement community.  We are proud to say that Franke Tobey Jones has gone above and beyond on a daily basis to help residents stay safe and healthy during the Pandemic. Listen to FTJ residents express their feelings regarding the FTJ Clean and... Read More

Thank you FTJ Team!

February 10, 2021 — This pandemic experience is new for all of us, something we likely thought we would never experience. There were no rule books, no manuals, no instructions on how to live through and care for people in a pandemic. But, each and every day we are amazed at the flexibility and caring hearts of our FTJ... Read More

We Are Vaccinated!

February 10, 2021 — We are excited to report that by February 17th the COVID-19 vaccine will have been given to all FTJ residents and team members (who consented to receive the vaccine). This is such positive news! The residents in assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing received their first dose on January 10th and their second dose... Read More

Franke Tobey Jones Takes Safety Seriously During Pandemic

January 8, 2021 — This past year has been challenging for everyone living inside or outside a retirement community.  We are proud to say that Franke Tobey Jones has gone above and beyond on a daily basis to help residents stay safe and healthy during the Pandemic. “One of the reasons our campus has remained so healthy is because... Read More

We are open for on-Site Visits!

September 4, 2020 — We are happy to announce that starting August 12th we opened our campus for visitations.  It has been WONDERFUL to see family and friends back on our campus!  If you would like to visit a loved one or friend at Franke Tobey Jones, here are the outdoor visitation guidelines. Franke Tobey Jones is following DSHS... Read More

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

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