Brand New Engaging Programing at Franke Tobey Jones Memory Care

April 6, 2023 — Starting in late 2022, Franke Tobey Jones embarked on a brand new way of engaging with residents in our memory care community. While Montessori is most often connected to learning for children, Montessori for dementia has been shown to be extremely effective in allowing the person with dementia to reconnect to a world they are... Read More

What Is The Difference Between Assisted Living and Memory Care?

January 5, 2023 — You might be noticing that your loved one has some memory loss and/or might need help in some activities of daily living like medication management or dressing.  But, does your loved one need memory care or assisted living? Memory care and assisted living are both forms of long-term care that can be provided to seniors... Read More

FTJ Offering More Memory Care Suites

December 9, 2022 — We have exciting news!  FTJ has started the process of converting 21 skilled nursing suites into memory care suites.  These will be available starting early 2023.  “With the demand for memory care increasing every year, we are thrilled to be able to offer more beautiful memory care suites starting early 2023,” says Michelle Olafson, FTJ... Read More

What’s the Difference Between a Companion and a Caregiver?

March 31, 2021 — Although people often use the terms interchangeably, there is a difference between a senior companion and a caregiver in terms of both responsibilities and training. What is a Companion? A companion has less or no training than a personal aide/caregiver and are best for people that need “non-medical” help with some or many aspects of... Read More