FTJ Senior University January Class Sneak Preview December 1, 2023

Tuesday, January 9 Memory Wellness* This presentation provides practical tips to improve your brain health and to understand when memory loss might be a sign of something more serious. You will also learn about the necessary legal documents that you should have in place as an older adult should you need to assign a trusted... Read More

FTJ Senior University December Class Highlights December 1, 2023

Monday, December 4 By a Lady: A Look at Jane Austen’s World* Tames gives an engaging description of what it was like to be alive during the time Jane Austen wrote her books. In the first half of this program, Tames Alan appears in an authentic Regency dress that any of Jane Austen’s characters would... Read More

Ruston, Lighthouse and Beacon Senior Center – December Highlights December 1, 2023

POINT DEFIANCE ~ RUSTON SENIOR CENTER 4716 N. Baltimore Street, Tacoma, 253-756-0601 Presentation on DNA – December 11, 1:00pm The Washington State Patrol Forensic Service Bureau will be hosting a presentation about DNA.  Some items to be covered are:  What is DNA, DNA matching, Privacy Concerns, and how DNA is used to solve cold cases. ... Read More

FTJ Holistic Wellness Classes – December Highlights December 1, 2023

Fireside Chats on Dementia Health (Made possible by a generous donation to the Holistic Wellness Program) Wednesday, December 6, 2023 1pm Bristol View 1st Floor Bowditch Room Educational, informative and explorative time to increase your awareness on dementia health, risk factors and lifestyle modifications you can make to ensure you are flourishing and thriving. Bring... Read More

Tobey Jones Building #352 – Independent Living with Services November 1, 2023

One of the nice features of the historic Tobey Jones building is that every apartment is different, and apartment #352 is the ONLY studio apartment in the Tobey Jones Building. It has a nice campus view, has been completely renovated and is the best value in the building! The monthly rent is $4,050, has no... Read More

Memory Care – Specials Through the End of the Year November 1, 2023

We are excited to announce that if you or your loved one moves into our beautiful Memory Care by the end of the year, you will receive:  50% off your first two month’s rent. Why FTJ Is Exceptional Our Memory Care specializes in seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease and dementias. We have higher staff to resident... Read More

Memory Care – Couples Special November 1, 2023

If you’re living with a spouse or partner who has cognitive decline, you have most likely taken on the role of caregiver. We know that caring for a spouse can be stressful on your relationship as well as your physical and emotional health.  Many couples are experiencing this situation, and because of this we allow... Read More

Is It Dementia? November 1, 2023

How do you know if you or your loved one is experiencing dementia? It’s important to see a doctor to get a diagnosis because there are a number of other conditions that can cause memory loss and cognitive decline, such as depression, anxiety, and vitamin deficiencies. Dementia is a general term for a decline in... Read More

Do You Need Some Free Assistance For A Loved One Who Feels Isloated? November 1, 2023

As people age, there are many reasons they may become isolated and withdraw from social interaction.  Many older adults become isolated due to declining health or giving up driving.  We know that isolation impacts our mood, diet, and overall health.  At MultiCare Celebrate Seniority we have a focus on addressing social isolation through two of... Read More

Employee Scholarship News! November 1, 2023

The Employee Scholarship Committee unanimously voted to approve the application of three outstanding Franke Tobey Jones employees. With the help of these funds Heidi White, Patricia Moore, and Vivienne Campbell will be able to enroll in a Coach Training course that will not only benefit our beloved memory care residents but will allow them to... Read More

FTJ – New Therapy Provider and Program November 1, 2023

Franke Tobey Jones is pleased to announce our new rehabilitation and wellness program called AgeSTRONG by Consonus Rehab.  We are committed to ensuring residents have access to the best services to achieve and maintain their highest levels of health, wellness, and fitness. AgeSTRONG is taking the place of Infinity Rehab as our therapy provider. This... Read More

Senior Center Upcoming Classes: Ruston, Beacon and Lighthouse November 1, 2023

Point Defiance ~ Ruston Senior Center Senior Foot Care November 6 from 9:00 to noon.  It is a recurring event and will always be the first Monday every other month.    Because January 1st is a holiday the next event will be March 4th.  Participants need to call Senior Foot Care to make an appointment at... Read More