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Great News! July 2, 2020

We are happy to report that we have tested all our staff, assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care residents for COVID and all have tested negative.  We have also worked with an independent contractor to test nearly 75 percent of our independent residents that volunteered to be tested, and those tests were all negative... Read More

Featured Apartment of the Month – Bristol View #14 July 2, 2020

This is a beautiful, spacious 1,473 square foot, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment with an open floor plan, gourmet kitchen, fireplace and campus view.  The monthly rent of $4,990 ($195K buy-in) also includes: Spacious, open living room with private balcony Private master suites with dual sinks and walk-in closet; some with balcony access Full size... Read More

Pick Now…Move Later Program July 2, 2020

You may be ready to move into Franke Tobey Jones now or simply thinking about moving in the near future, but the COVID restrictions and touring restrictions have made it a bit more difficult.  To help ease the process, we have put together a Pick Now …Move Later Program.  It’s very easy! Go to our... Read More

FTJ Away From the Chaos July 2, 2020

If you’re like most of us, you’re thinking the world seems a little (or a lot) crazy right now.  It certainly has been an interesting year to say the least. In these crazy times, Franke Tobey Jones is offering our residents a lot of peace of mind, serenity, a beautiful atmosphere, care if needed, and... Read More

Grads, Dads, Summer Fun Family Drive Through Parade Lifted Spirits July 2, 2020

Watch the Video With horns blaring, balloons flying, streamers waving and enthusiastic cheering, Franke Tobey Jones hosted an amazing Grads, Dads, Summer Fun Family Drive Through Parade on June 18th with well over 100 cars, fire engine and police cars.  The line of cars waiting to participate started behind the new Bristol View Apartment building... Read More

Music Wafting Through Campus July 2, 2020

On sunny afternoons as I sit at my desk I can hear lovely music wafting through our campus.  That’s when I know residents Jane and Eric are outside in the sunshine playing their violin and recorder!  Jane began playing the violin at the age of five which started a great journey with music in her... Read More

Meet Resident Paul Carbaugh July 2, 2020

Paul was born in Indiana.  Two years later his family moved to a nearby farm where they lived until Paul was a junior in high school.  After  graduating from the University of   Michigan with a degree in Forest Management, he served during the Korean War for two years before beginning his career in forestry working... Read More

July Zoom Lectures With Senior University July 2, 2020

Here are the Zoom lectures confirmed for July so far. If I am able to organize any additional lectures, I will send out those details as soon as possible. You do not need to register for any of the classes below; however, be sure to add the Zoom app to whatever device you plan to... Read More

Food For Thought from Senior University July 2, 2020

This week’s focus is on aging. We are all doing it after all. We are taught, starting from the time we are quite young, that being old is considered a negative. I’d like to hope that you don’t feel that way. Nonetheless, bias is strong when it’s what we see and hear from others throughout... Read More

Availability – New Campus Tour Video June 16, 2020

We have availability in all areas of our campus.  Although we are not touring, if you need to move in immediately to skilled nursing, memory care, assisted living or independent living, please let us know and we can accommodate you on a case by case basis.  Also, check out our new Campus Tour Video at... Read More

Apartment of the Month – Assisted Living #217 June 16, 2020

This one-bedroom apartment is located on the main floor and is close to activities, dining room, Parlor and front desk concierge (however, common spaces, activities and the dining room are all closed during the COVID restrictions).  The monthly rent of $4,975 includes the following: 3 meals daily, served restaurant style Weekly housekeeping, changing bed linens... Read More

Grads, Dads, Summertime Parade June 16, 2020

We are excited to announce that we are hosting a Grads, Dads, Summer Family Drive By Parade will be held June 18th (weather dependent) at 2:00 p.m.  The last FTJ parade in April was so much fun, we are looking forward to hosting another one!  We will be honoring FTJ team member and resident family... Read More