Featured Apartment of the Month: Garden Apartment #111 – Independent Living

Featured Apartment of the Month: Garden Apartment #111 – Independent Living

This one bedroom with deck apartment with southern exposure is on the main floor close to all activities and the concierge. It also has a lovely patio and lots of light! The monthly rent of $4,025 ($55K Entrance Fee) includes:

  • Continental breakfast three days a week
  • Happy Hour every Thursday
  • Housekeeping twice monthly
  • Activities and fitness classes, fitness machines and personal trainers
  • FTJ Senior University
  • Transportation
  • In-apartment stackable washer and dryer
  • Fire, burglary, emergency services monitored on-site.
  • Secured building
  • Electricity (including A/C), gas, water, sewer, garbage, standard cable television, property taxes and building insurance
  • One free covered parking space per apartment
  • Extra storage

Enjoy an apartment home with all the conveniences and security of a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) campus. The Garden apartments, built in 2004, are one, two and two bedrooms plus den apartments with a well-appointed layout. They come fully equipped and provide the independence and support active seniors are looking for in retirement living, including a Concierge. Garden Apartment residents enjoy all of the benefits of Franke Tobey Jones residency and socialization, while providing a more private setting perfectly located near Point Defiance Park, the waterfront and downtown Tacoma.

Other Features

  • Kitchen with built-in full size range, microwave oven, dishwasher and garbage disposal
  • Stackable washer and dryer
  • Window blinds
  • Storage area off deck or patio and storage space in the lower level of the building
  • Up to $25 Bistro Café credit per month/person
  • Concierge Services with errand services
  • Ten days FTJ Skilled Nursing benefit accrued over five years. (2 days per year x 5 years = 10 days) per apartment (not per person).
  • Maintenance of exterior, heating, ventilation, plumbing, electrical and security systems
  • Use of all common area facilities, parlors, lounges

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Tobey Jones #265 – Independent Living with Services

This one bedroom, one bathroom apartment is on the main level close to dining and activities and has a convenient kitchenette.  The monthly rent of $4,515 (no buy in) includes:

  • Three wonderful, chef prepared meals a day
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Transportation to and from doctor appointments and shopping five days a week
  • Fitness classes and a 6,000 square foot Fitness Center
  • Woodshop and Craft room
  • Senior University with lifelong learning
  • Kitchenette with microwave and refrigerator
  • Emergency call alert system
  • Library, game room, living room and Solarium for resident use
  • Secure entrances with easy call system for visitors
  • Free reserved parking
  • Free storage space (indoors) if available

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Memory Care – Two Options

We have three beautiful Memory Care Suites available.  #47 is a western exposure private suite with private bath ($7,755 (no buy in). Also, #16 and #26 are both private suites with a bathroom shared by one other resident.  Our Memory Care is new and beautiful!  Memory Care suites start at $5,780 per month (no buy in).

FTJ Memory Care specializes in seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia. Our unique approach to memory care features a small group of residents who live together in a home-like setting with secured outside courtyards, many gathering spaces, 24 hour supervision and support.  Each resident is placed in a level of care depending on their needs.  It is not necessary to live at FTJ first.

Award Winning Montessori-Inspired Memory Care Programming

Starting in late 2022, Franke Tobey Jones embarked on a brand new way of engaging with residents in our Memory Care. While Montessori is most often connected to learning for children, Montessori for dementia has been shown to be extremely effective in allowing the person with dementia to reconnect to a world they are losing access to. Through sensory experiences and hands-on programing, those who have dementia are better able to reconnect with pleasant events and memories of the past and experience the positive emotions of remembered events.  For more information click here:

Memory Care Suites Feature

  • Large private suite with private bathroom/shower
  • Multiple large gathering areas
  • Private, secure outside courtyards
  • Under the supervision of a licensed nurse, activity professionals and nursing assistants, each day is guided  by our 24 hour staff, and daily routine is structured to maximize quality of life for each resident
  • A licensed nurse is available to administer medications and assist with emergencies
  • Program includes assistance with activities of daily living including medications, bathing and dressing to ensure that needs are met
  • A variety of meaningful activities including Montessori–inspired programming designed to enhance residents’ strengths while bringing enjoyment to their days
  • Residents can enjoy quiet times with other residents and staff in various indoor and outdoor community spaces

Memory Care Suites Include

  • Three delicious meals a day served family-style in the Memory Care dining room
  • Weekly housekeeping: bed linens and towels are laundered and supplied weekly, and a laundry room is available for personal use.  FTJ can also launder personal clothes for a fee.
  • Transportation to medical appointments five days a week
  • Utilities include cable and local phone service

Unique Memory Care Doors

Heidi White, Director of Life Enrichment had a special wish for a long time. She had learned about a company in the Netherlands that specialized in making decal front doors to help people with dementia to feel more at home in long-term care. “If we could apply these full door decals to the front of our Memory Care rooms, FTJ residents could recognize and find their own personal doors, and it would also increase privacy and a sense of safety,” she said.  Together with Philanthropy, she shared her idea with two very receptive and generous individuals and within minutes, she had the green light to contact families of Memory Care residents with the news they could select decals that resembled the home doors of their loved ones.

“It was amazing!”, said Heidi.  “In just a few months, our hallways were transformed with vibrant and beautiful front doors, reflective of where each person had lived.”

Upon seeing the results of their gift, these special donors commented, “We were very pleased and excited to fund this project.  With everyone having their own unique ‘front door’ leading to their rooms, Memory Care looks even more welcoming.  The residents are noticing and enjoying their personal entrances, and it’s fun for us to see the difference we can make.”

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