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Looking For A Retirement Community? May 3, 2022

If yes, we are open and giving tours!  This is a lovely time of year to visit Franke Tobey Jones with the spring flowers in bloom.  Of course, any time is a beautiful time to visit Franke Tobey Jones!  Our 20-acre campus is a delightful place to stroll, walk, meet for coffee in our Bistro... Read More

Retirement Living in Tacoma May 3, 2022

Our Featured Apartment of the Month is Garden Apartment #104 – Independent Living Watch Garden Apartment #104 Video Watch Garden Apartment Common Area Video Garden Apartment #104 is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom 916 square feet apartment home with a wonderful walk-out patio and upgraded kitchen.  The monthly rent of $4,715 ($90K buy-in) includes: Continental breakfast three... Read More

55+ Housing Information and Expo May 3, 2022

Are you considering retirement, downsizing or rightsizing?  Then the second annual 55+ Housing Expo might be just for you.  It will be held on May 18th from 10:00am to 2:00 p.m. at the Pioneer Park Pavilion in Puyallup.  (330 S Meridian Puyallup, WA).  This informational event is a one-stop-shop for those considering the next step... Read More

Girl Scout “Tough Cookies” Troop Deliver More Than Just Smiles May 3, 2022

On April 6, 2022, Girl Scout Troop 43129 visited the Pt. Defiance~Ruston Senior Center.  They brought with them smiles, laughter, Easter eggs and Girl Scout cookies to share.  The Troop members range in age from four to ten and they call themselves the “Tough Cookies.”  More than the eggs and cookies, they brought so much... Read More

Holistic Wellness Program May 3, 2022

“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease.”  World Health Organization FTJ has introduced a new and exciting opportunity to bring awareness to Holistic Wellbeing! This new class is open to FTJ residents and the great community.  Holistic Wellness addresses our body as a whole.... Read More

PLU Students Visit FTJ Residents For Conversation and Learning May 3, 2022

Recently undergraduate students from the Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) Psychology Department put their academic course and listening skills to practice when they met with FTJ residents.  “This semester my students are taking an undergraduate course called Counseling Theory and Practice where students learn about the skills and strategies counselors use to help others, says Tiffany... Read More

Lifelong Learning Classes Open to All Seniors May 3, 2022

Choreographers: Bob Fosse, Debbie Allen, Michael Peters* Learn how these choreographers changed the face of dance and contemporary movement as we know it. Get an inside peak into their processes when creating such hit Broadway shows such as “Chicago”, “Dreamgirls” and “Sweet Charity.”  You must register to attend.  Contact Jana Wennstrom to register at jwennstrom@franketobeyjones.com... Read More

Is It The Right Time For Senior Living? April 5, 2022

You might be grappling with what your next best step might be, or what is the next best step for a loved one.  Is it the right time for senior living?  Where would I fit in senior living?  Do I need independent living or assisted living?  Does my loved one need assisted living or memory... Read More

Distinguished Army Women’s Hall of Fame Recipient on Senior Center Team April 5, 2022

Franke Tobey Jones is very lucky to have a distinguished Army Women’s Hall of Fame Recipient as part of the Senior Center team, and we are thrilled to welcome her to our family.  “Connie came to the Senior Center as a volunteer and very quickly had her talents recognized, says Kate Gray, Director of the... Read More