PLU Students Visit FTJ Residents For Conversation and Learning

May 3, 2022 — Recently undergraduate students from the Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) Psychology Department put their academic course and listening skills to practice when they met with FTJ residents.  “This semester my students are taking an undergraduate course called Counseling Theory and Practice where students learn about the skills and strategies counselors use to help others, says Tiffany... Read More

Distinguished Army Women’s Hall of Fame Recipient on Senior Center Team

April 5, 2022 — Franke Tobey Jones is very lucky to have a distinguished Army Women’s Hall of Fame Recipient as part of the Senior Center team, and we are thrilled to welcome her to our family.  “Connie came to the Senior Center as a volunteer and very quickly had her talents recognized, says Kate Gray, Director of the... Read More

One Family’s Transition Story

March 5, 2021 — Is senior living in your loved one’s future? Many times it affects the entire family. Every day we talk with people who are making the transition from their own home to senior living Meet Jennifer and Todd Peterson. Theirs is a wonderful story!  Watch a video of one family’s transition to FTJ. If you recognize... Read More

Meet Resident Lura Murphy

January 8, 2021 — Lura was born in CA and moved to WA when she was two years old. She attended college in Ellensburg in 1946 which was a very exciting time to be a college student as many World War II  Veterans were coming home and going to  college! She met her future husband, Jim, there, and they... Read More

Meet Jett and John Brooks

August 12, 2020 — Lynn Jett Brooks was born in Oak Park, Illinois, at the end of WWII. She grew up with her parents and two brothers in and around Birmingham, Alabama, where she lived until she married in 1965. At the height of the Civil Rights movement of the early 60s, she attended her beloved Auburn University for 2 years—WAR EAGLE! As... Read More

Meet Resident John Lynn

February 10, 2020 — John and wife Sally were both born in Tacoma.  John attended Stadium High School, graduating in 1954, and Washington State University (WSU), graduating in 1959.  In 1959, John met Sally at WSU when she was in his room playing Bridge with a group of friends.  They went their separate ways and then reconnected in 1960... Read More