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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

Meet Team Member Esther Norton – Medical Records Coordinator

March 10, 2020 — Passionate. Loving. Caring. Those are just a few words to describe Esther.  As Franke Tobey Jones’ Medical Records Coordinator, Esther’s position is very important. Even in her position, she still says that, “the job is second to everything else. It’s really about being with the residents.” Esther’s passion and love for her residents is bursting... Read More

Meet New Board Member Greg Unruh

October 31, 2019 — Since October 2019 Greg has served as CEO of Trouvés Health Care, a provider of residential and treatment services for vulnerable populations in our region. A graduate of the University of Puget Sound, Unruh had a 30+ year career in corporate banking, having held leadership positions with Bank of America, Wells Fargo and Timberland Bank.... 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