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Featured Apartment of the Month – Garden Apartment #206, Independent Living October 31, 2019

This is a 1,271 square foot apartment 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 exterior, all grounds and common spaces Activities and fitness including personal trainers FTJ Senior University... Read More

Legacy Circle Luncheon Planned October 31, 2019

November is an especially thankful month!  Friday, November 15, 2019, is officially recognized as Philanthropy Day which gives us an opportunity to reflect on the meaning of giving, the wonderful impact it has on our community, and how dreams can be turned into reality, making our world a better place. In keeping with the theme... Read More

Residents Like to Snowbird October 31, 2019

As we celebrate our 95th anniversary we continue to be a great place for seniors who like to snowbird.  We have several residents that like to snowbird. Because FTJ takes care of your home and yard maintenance, you can relax and enjoy your time on or off campus. The Winkles moved here in 2016 from... Read More

TCC Foundation Scholarship Recipients October 31, 2019

Each year Tacoma Community College Foundation holds its annual Donor & Recipient Scholarship Luncheon which connects students with their scholarship sponsors.  Students can put aside their studies for a few hours to meet and thank the donors who are investing in their careers and futures.  It is also a great experience for the donors, reaffirming... Read More

Senior Center Fund Raiser October 31, 2019

The Senior Center is taking over Joeseppis’ Italian Ristorante on November 14 of this year.  See attached flyer for time and information.  This is a fundraiser that benefits the Senior Center.  We will receive 5-10% of the proceeds as indicated on the flyer, depending on the attendance.  Many of you know that Joeseppis’ is a... 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

Happenings at our Senior Center October 31, 2019

As we march closer and closer to the holidays, it becomes important to save dates and make plans.  Because of this, I wanted to get the November calendar and menu out to you as soon as possible.  We have a lot going on and I hope you find some things of interest and time to... Read More

November 2019 Blurbs October 31, 2019

Tuesday, November 5 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, November 6 Tacoma Art... Read More

December 2019 Blurbs October 31, 2019

Tuesday, December 3 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 Thursday, December 5 Downsizing Decathlon... Read More

Managing Diabetes During the Holidays October 21, 2019

The American Diabetes Association offers the following suggestions for managing a diabetic diet during the holidays. Think About the Timing of Your Meal Plan in advance for how you will handle making medication changes if your meal does not line up with your regular meal schedule. Be Physically Active The best way to compensate for... Read More

Featured Apartment of the Month – Lillian Pratt Assisted Living #320 October 2, 2019

This is a very nice one-bedroom apartment with a view of the fountain, lots of closet space and an upgraded kitchenette. The monthly rent is $4,915,* there is no buy-in and includes the following amenities: Three meals daily with waited dining service, a selective menu, flexible eating times and dietician planned meals; All utilities including... Read More

Open House – October 25 October 2, 2019

This will be our last Open House of the year, so if you haven’t been to Franke Tobey Jones for a while, come to check out our new and refreshed buildings! Also, rooms in our assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care and filling up. Come and chose your beautiful room! Please join us to... Read More