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Franke Tobey Jones Wellness-Fitness Center Welcomes Back Participants

September 15, 2021 — We are excited to welcome back community members (outside FTJ) to our Fitness Program on September 21st! Everyone is anxious to get back into their daily/weekly routine at the FTJ Fitness Center! Our Fitness Program is available to community members (age 55 and better) for a nominal monthly fee. Participants in our program say how... Read More

Food For Thought from Senior University

July 2, 2020 — This week’s focus is on aging. We are all doing it after all. We are taught, starting from the time we are quite young, that being old is considered a negative. I’d like to hope that you don’t feel that way. Nonetheless, bias is strong when it’s what we see and hear from others throughout... Read More

Residents Like to Snowbird

October 31, 2019 — As we celebrate our 95th anniversary we continue to be a great place for seniors who like to snowbird.  We have several residents that like to snowbird. Because FTJ takes care of your home and yard maintenance, you can relax and enjoy your time on or off campus. The Winkles moved here in 2016 from... Read More

Enjoy Your Age Video

April 30, 2018 — What is it that you really enjoy doing? Maybe it’s gardening, cooking, reading, traveling, going out to dinner with friends, taking a walk or learning new things. At Franke Tobey Jones, we encourage you to “enjoy your age” engaging in the activities that you enjoy the most. Take Ray for example. Ray moved to Franke... Read More

Senior Programs at FTJ – For All Seniors Living On and Off Campus

July 13, 2017 — As part of the long-standing Franke Tobey Jones mission “To enrich and extend the quality of life for seniors in our community,” we provide many opportunities for seniors outside of Franke Tobey Jones to participate in our programs. Fitness Program Senior University Senior Center Summer Concerts on the Lawn senior Prom Tacoma Wellness Walk Senior... Read More

Grant Received from Rotary #8 for Point Defiance ~ Ruston Senior Center

July 13, 2017 — Within Tacoma, the Rotary Club of Tacoma (known as Rotary #8) donates grants to non-profit organizations, recommended by the Community Grants Committee, that serve low-income children and seniors. On June 22, Rotary #8 awarded FTJ’s Point Defiance ~ Ruston Senior Center a generous grant at the Club’s luncheon. Senior Center Director Kate Quebe accepted the... Read More