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Featured Apartment of the Month – GA #201 PREMIER APARTMENT October 8, 2020

Watch Video This is a beautiful, spacious 1,269 square foot, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, plus den corner apartment.  It has an open floor plan, fireplace and two decks.  It would be an ideal apartment for a couple.  The monthly rent of $5,420 includes:: Continental breakfast three days a week Happy Hour every Friday Housekeeping twice... Read More

FTJ CNAs Recognized by Health Care Providers Council of Pierce County October 8, 2020

Health Care Providers Council of Pierce Council recently hosted its 10th Annual All-Star Caregiver Awards. Nominations for this award are submitted by family members and residents of skilled nursing, memory care and assisted living communities throughout Pierce County, and this year approximately 100 caregivers were nominated with 10 winners. Typically there is a large dinner... Read More

We Are Open for Window Visits! October 8, 2020

We’re so excited that on October 1st we opened our campus to window visits for Skilled Nursing, Memory Care and Assisted Living residents/family members.  If you are interested in visiting a loved one at Franke Tobey Jones, here’s what you need to know… Window Visitation Guidelines for Residents/Families for Assisted Living (LP), Memory care (MC)... Read More

Annual Fund Drive October 8, 2020

October is the kick-off to support our new and exciting Annual Fund Drive campaign! Our Tangible Goal:  $100,000 The Tangible Difference: Through Where Need Is Greatest,  FTJ will update and upgrade the current transportation fleet, purchase a new resident van with custom wheelchair ramp, and have increased flexibility to fund programs and services that have... Read More

Point Defiance ~ Ruston Senior Center Update October 8, 2020

The Pt. Defiance~Ruston Senior Center is moving ahead, in spite of COVID-19.  Seniors drive through for lunches, which, to date, we have served 2,252 since we have been closed.  Thanks to the generosity of Franke Tobey Jones staff and residents, we have been able to provide our participants Safeway gift cards as they have driven... Read More

Poets of the Pacific Northwest, Session 1 October 8, 2020

If you’re interested in learning about the Poets of the Pacific Northwest, please join us for these classes. Wednesday, October 14 Poets of the Pacific Northwest, Session 1 In this 2-class series (October 14 & 28) presented by Tacoma’s Poet Laurette Abby E. Murray, we’ll explore the Puget Sound’s resident poet population, beginning with a... Read More

Senior University Visits University of California, Berkeley October 8, 2020

It’s time to go back to school and this week we are checking out the offerings at Berkeley. As in previous weeks, this is just a smattering of options that are available to you online for FREE! Be sure to explore all of UC, Berkeley’s online classes. The Science of Happiness Students will engage with... Read More

Senior University Goes to Georgetown October 8, 2020

Join Senior University at Georgetown University this week and take a look at the free online classes they offer. Here are just a few. The Business of Aging in the Longevity Economy The Business of Aging in the Longevity Economy will introduce you to the interdisciplinary field of aging, important concepts of senior living administration,... Read More

Senior University October ZOOM Classes October 8, 2020

Wednesdays, October 7 & October 21 Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction* Join Jesi Vega for this 6-week course from September 9 – November 18. In this class, you’ll work on one or more pieces of creative nonfiction, combining your own subject matter expertise with personal reflections and learned experience. Class time will consist of reading and... Read More

Senior University November ZOOM Class Sneak Preview October 8, 2020

Tuesdays, November 3, November 10, November 17, & November 24 Medicare Basics Presented by Laurie Casas, Only Senior Options, laurie@Onlysenioroptions.com Whether you are new to Medicare, getting ready to turn 65, or already enrolled in a Medicare health plan, you’ll need to make important decisions at enrollment time and then during AEP (Annual Enrollment period)... Read More

Our Featured Apartment of the Month is Assisted Living #338 September 4, 2020

This large one bedroom apartment is on the third floor and has a nice size living room,1.5 bathrooms, a large kitchenette and a washer/dryer. The monthly rent of $6,085* includes: Three meals daily with waited dining service, a selective menu, flexible eating times and dietitian planned meals; All utilities including local phone and basic cable;... Read More

We are open for on-Site Visits! September 4, 2020

We are happy to announce that starting August 12th we opened our campus for visitations.  It has been WONDERFUL to see family and friends back on our campus!  If you would like to visit a loved one or friend at Franke Tobey Jones, here are the outdoor visitation guidelines. Franke Tobey Jones is following DSHS... Read More

New Hospice Room September 4, 2020

With a generous FTJ resident donation, the beautiful Bruda Family Suite in our Care Center has been furnished for any resident or community member in need of end-of-life Hospice care.   This two-room living area includes new sleeping recliners, a coffee maker, games, cards and other cozy amenities that provide a tranquil and comfortable environment for... Read More