Why Live at our Senior Living Community in Tacoma

Senior Living Communities Tacoma

What is important to you in a senior living community? At Franke Tobey Jones, in Tacoma, Washington, we have so much to offer to make your retirement years truly meaningful! From beautiful apartments to solitary homes, we are sure to have something suited for your needs.

Our location in North Tacoma next to Point Defiance Park is absolutely spectacular. Our campus is situated on 20 impeccably landscaped acres which is truly a joy to experience all four seasons of the year. We are a short three-minute drive to the beautiful Ruston Way waterfront where you can walk and dine. Our senior living community in Tacoma is also close to shopping, doctors and any services you may need.

Franke Tobey Jones is a not-for-profit organization run by a board of directors, which means our profits are returned to our campus for improvements and programming. Our team members have a heart for seniors and truly care for our residents and this organization.

Active Adult Community

Is it important for you to stay fit? We are one of the only active adult communities in the area, offering an amazing fitness program which is free to all residents living at Franke Tobey Jones. The Senior Wellness program at our active senior living community was developed by a nationally recognized wellness consultant and is considered a leader in Pierce County. Our holistic, preventative activities program improves quality of life and maintains independence as long as possible. We teach fitness classes at all levels, from intense to seated fitness, from line and jazz dancing to aerobics and yoga. We will also provide you a personal trainer at no cost.

Senior University

Do you enjoy lifelong learning, brain fitness and continuing to grow mentally? We offer our very popular Senior University program at Franke Tobey Jones free of charge. This educational and cultural program designed for seniors is unique to Pierce County, WA and provides a wealth of classes. Senior University offers the opportunity to build skills, explore new subjects and enjoy the learning process with others at our retirement home in Tacoma. Lecturers and instructors are experts in their fields hailing from local colleges and universities, businesses, not-for-profits and cultural organizations, along with others who have retired with rich career experiences.

Life Enrichment Program for Seniors

Is it a passion of yours to attend plays, musicals and concerts? Or, to explore museums, local historical sites and points of interest? Or to try different foods, experience new restaurants and interesting foods from around the world? The Life Enrichment program offered at our senior living community in Tacoma, WA provides all of this and so much more both on and off campus.

Are you an artsy, craftsy person? We have both a hobby & craft room as well as a Woodshop at our facilities where you can engage in wood working, painting, crafts, flower arranging, drawing and more.

Do you enjoy socializing? The Bistro CafĂ© in our senior living community is the perfect place to meet up with friends who live on and off campus. We serve your favorite hot and cold beverages and our food menu includes soup, sandwiches, salads and pastries. We also host Happy Hour in most of our buildings every Friday where you can enjoy wine (or nonalcoholic beverages), snacks and good company. Our many classes, outings and enrichment classes offered at our active adult community provide a wonderful venue to be with your friends and to meet new ones.

At our senior living community in Tacoma you choose how to spend your day and our housing rates are surprisingly affordable. Call today for pricing.