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Congratulations To Two Outstanding FTJ Care Givers

October 11, 2021 — The Allstar Caregiver Award ceremony, sponsored by Health Care Providers Council of Pierce County, and hosted at the Weatherly Inn, was held in September.  There were nearly 100 nominations from Retirement Communities, Adult Family Homes and Care agencies.  Franke Tobey Jones is proud to announce that the winner was from Franke Tobey Jones!  Congratulations to... Read More

Franke Tobey Jones Recognized by LeadingAge Washington

September 15, 2021 — Front row left to right:  Elizabeth Alvarez, Executive Assistant; Shirley Robbins, Resident Accommodations and Garden Apartment Concierge; Peggy Michel, Therapeutic Activity Assistant; Christine Hall, Sr. Director of Marketing and PR; Michelle Olafson, Director of Admissions and Resident Relations; Terri Ross, Accounts Payable Back row left to right:  Shelley Harris, Director of Philanthropy; Carole Velez, Community... Read More

Concierge Team Members Go Above and Beyond

May 6, 2021 — Last March before lockdowns and self-quarantines became the normal for everyone, Franke Tobey Jones proactively closed its senior community to all visitors. First and foremost, our precious residents had to be protected, but at the same time, questions arose of how do we prevent feelings of isolation, missing family connections, while reassuring residents and families... 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

Personal Concierge Connection

June 16, 2020 — Before lockdowns and self-quarantines became the normal for everyone, Franke Tobey Jones proactively closed its senior community to all visitors. First and foremost, our precious residents had to be protected, but at the same time, questions arose of how do we prevent feelings of isolation and missing family connections, while reassuring residents and families that... Read More

Celebrating our FJT Dining Team

June 16, 2020 — We know that meal time is very important to our residents.  It’s a time of delicious food and conversation as well as connecting with our dining team members and chefs.  As you can well imagine, meal time has not been “normal” for the past couple of months, and both our residents and dining team members... Read More

Clinical Team Super Heroes

May 6, 2020 — During Nurses Week we want to take this opportunity to celebrate our super hero Clinical Teams.  What is a super hero?  Super heroes come in all shapes and sizes, with many personality traits and characteristics, but what makes them special?  Super heroes are the people who take an otherwise impossible situation and find the best... Read More

Welcome Shelley Harris, Director of Philanthropy

October 2, 2019 — Shelley was born in Tacoma, WA and has over eighteen years of experience in fundraising. She was the Director of Special Events and Major Gifts at CHI Franciscan, and prior to that raised money for several performing arts and music organizations in the community. Shelley spent 2017 and 2018 in London, working for the UK’s... Read More