It’s a New Day with New Construction Photos

View new photos of the progress at Wesley Homes Des Moines! While still under construction, the new Cottages are starting to take shape, giving the community a good view of how Wesley Homes is reinventing the campus. You don’t need a Facebook account to view our photo album, so check back periodically as we update the   Read more…


Apartment of the Month: The Terrace #247

Wesley Homes Des Moines now offers respite care in our Assisted Living neighborhood. Apartment #247 in The Terrace is furnished with all the comforts of home so that a guest resident can relax and enjoy his or her visit. While you are away, you can be assured that your loved one is receiving all the   Read more…


Wesley Homes Highline Preschool (video)

Preschoolers are starting their education at Wesley Homes Des Moines! In partnership with Highline Schools, the Des Moines campus is providing a safe and friendly environment for young students. On the Wesley Homes Des Moines campus, four-year-old pre-kindergartners visit four days a week to attend this Montessori educational program. With much excitement, these students learn through self-directed   Read more…


Apartment of the Month: The Terrace #517

This delightful one bedroom apartment is sure to put a spring in your step! The Terrace Apartment #517 features a large, sunny balcony that is perfect for potted plants, a spacious interior and plenty of storage. Enjoy new amenities including the Ted Gary Family Library, Zenith Fitness Studio, the Rainier Bistro, weekly and monthly events,   Read more…


New Cottages Take Shape

Residents and staff on the Wesley Homes Des Moines campus are seeing a lot of progress on the new Cottages. With the new Cottages on track to be completed soon, excitement is building among current residents who have selected a new Cottages as their future homes. As part of a four-phase plan to update the   Read more…


Join Our Focus Group!

Your input can help shape the future of Wesley Homes Des Moines! When construction begins on the New Gardens building, part of its success will be the result of real feedback from current and future residents as well as the neighboring communities. The focus groups, held on March 16th and 17th at The Terrace, are   Read more…


Fremont Artist Joins the Wesley Family

By Diana Rawls, Des Moines Health Center Activities Assistant The Des Moines Health & Rehabilitation Center welcomes an acclaimed Fremont artist and mask-maker. Roger Robert Wheeler is a Fremont artist who is best known for his paintings and mask sculptures. His artwork has been seen in international exhibitions, Northwest galleries and festival events for the last   Read more…


The Tradition of Making: Transcending Generations

Building model trains may seem like just a hobby, but it’s also a part of a larger movement among millennials. Depending on which generation is asked, model train building might be dismissed as an eccentric middle aged man’s hobby, but this form of building dates back to the mid-1800s and is making a comeback in   Read more…


Extended Learning with Wesley U

Introducing Wesley Homes’ new continuing education program for older adults. Wesley U is the new extended learning program for older adults offered by Wesley Homes Des Moines. The classes are low cost and open to all seniors whether they live at Wesley or not. The courses offered vary in topics and interests and are led   Read more…


Apartment of the Month: The Gardens Apartment #135

Brighten up your life with this cheerful alcove apartment in The Gardens. The large living room window lets in the sun and overlooks The Gardens’ rose garden, courtyard and gazebo. Enjoy Wesley Homes Des Moines campus amenities, including the new Zenith Fitness Studio, the Rainier Bistro, regular monthly events, transportation, Wesley U extended learning courses,   Read more…