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Senior University August Class Sneak Preview July 3, 2019

Thursday, August 1 Master Gardener Series: Container Gardening Growing in raised beds, square foot, containers or mini gardening, NO space is too small.  Add fruit and vegetables, trees and vines to your yard. Grow salad in a pot. Grow pears, plums and apples in a tub. Think of the possibilities. 3:00 pm, Wellness Center Friday,... Read More

Senior University July Class Highlights July 3, 2019

Tuesday, July 2 Brain Training with Linda Terry Cognitive trainer Linda Terry helps people of all ages fine tune their thinking skills. Her work features fun, interactive brain exercises and practical lifestyle options to raise brain awareness. 11:00 am (Level 1), Lillian Pratt Parlor 2:00 pm (Level 2), Wellness Center Wednesday, July 3 Tahoma Audubon... Read More

Happenings at our Point Defiance ~ Ruston Senior Center July 3, 2019

If you want to stay cool in the Dog Days of Summer…consider attending a class (or more) at our Senior Center.  As a note, the Senior Center will be closed on the 4th of July, but reopen on Friday at its usual time (9:00 a.m.).  July is full of new classes and events, so come... Read More

Terri Ross – Accounts Payable July 3, 2019

If Terri could use two words to describe herself it would be honest and organized. After seeing her office, it is clear that Terri is one busy lady with multiple stacks of papers on her desk, and she is indeed very organized. After working at several different accounting jobs, this year will be Terri’s second... Read More

Care Center Open House July 27th! July 3, 2019

When our new building opens, Franke Tobey Jones will set a new standard for long-term skilled nursing and memory care in this region. As our population ages, and the demand for long-term senior care and memory care rises, we are prepared to meet these needs. But, when you’ve been leading the way in senior care... Read More

Bristol View Apartments Open House July 27th July 3, 2019

Are you looking for luxury senior independent living? Views of the bay? Views of Mount Rainier? Close to nature and walking trails? Close to a myriad of shops, restaurants, theaters, museums and galleries? Our brand-new Bristol View Apartments offer modern floor plans while living in the beautiful and desirable North Tacoma neighborhood with views, shops,... Read More

All-Star Caregiver Recognition July 3, 2019

Congratulations to FTJ care givers Amanda Wilson and Allisha Navarro who were recognized at the annual Outstanding Caregiver Recognition Dinner on June 11th. Both Amanda and Allisha were nominated directly by our residents for the outstanding care they provide. This event was hosted by Health Care Providers Council of Pierce County to pay tribute to... Read More

What are Residents Saying about FTJ? July 3, 2019

As we celebrate our 95th anniversary this year and look toward opening two new buildings on our campus, we continue to live Mrs. Jones’ vision and embrace her mission and philosophy: To enrich and extend the quality of life for seniors in our community. For 95 years Franke Tobey Jones has made meaningful lives possible.... Read More

Featured Apartment of the Month July 3, 2019

Independent Living Garden Apartment #206 Rarely does a two-bedroom apartment come available in the Garden Apartments. Apartment #206 is 1,271 square feet with a fireplace, deck and extra storage. Really, a must see! The monthly rent of $5,235 includes: Continental breakfast three days a week Happy Hour every Friday Housekeeping twice monthly Maintenance of building... Read More

Understanding Dementia Presentations July 3, 2019

Caring for a loved one with dementia poses many challenges for families and caregivers. Please join us for one of our presentations about Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia. Our guest speaker is Jake Gamble, and all of the presentations will be held in the Franke Tobey Jones M. J. Wick’s Wellness Center from 2:00 – 3:30p.m.... Read More

Featured Apartment of the Month June 11, 2019

Lillian Pratt Assisted Living Apartment #334 This sunny one-bedroom apartment has a very nice kitchenette. There is no buy in and the monthly rent of $4,420 includes: three meals daily in a well-appointed dining room, all utilities, cheerful weekly housekeeping, transportation to doctor appointments and shopping, emergency alert features, FTJ Senior University, fitness classes, activities,... Read More

New FTJ Care Center Nearly Complete June 11, 2019

Our new 65,000 square foot Care Center with both long-term skilled nursing and memory care is nearly complete and is absolutely beautiful. When complete, this building will be home to 43 skilled nursing residents located on the top floor, and 28 memory care residents located on the lower portion of the building with lovely secure,... Read More

Bristol View Luxury Apartments Open Soon June 11, 2019

We are just weeks away from opening our beautiful new 47,000 square foot luxury apartment building – Bristol View. From expansive views of the Puget Sound and high-end finishes, to access to all the amenities of living at Franke Tobey Jones, it’s senior living at its best! Bristol View Apartments also includes an outdoor patio... Read More