Lea Hill: A Safe Place to be in the Event of a Disaster

Residents of Wesley Homes Lea Hill test their emergency preparedness with a disaster simulation drill. It’s the Saturday after Thanksgiving at Wesley Homes Lea Hill, and at 9:00 a.m., there’s a weather alert for a severe wind and storm watch. With minimal staff and the campus director out of town, what do you do? If   Read more…


Resident Helped Develop Stealth Bomber

Fred Gangl, a five-year resident of Wesley Homes Lea Hill and a WWII veteran, is credited with helping to develop the B-2 Stealth Bomber. Born in Cincinnati Ohio, Fred Gangl went into the service at 18 years old. He was in the Navy during WWII from February 1943 to February 1946. He spent two and   Read more…


Lea Hill Gives Back with a Community Blood Drive

Staff, residents and family at Wesley Homes Lea Hill donated blood to the Auburn community. An important goal for Wesley Homes has always been to be a part of the greater community through active involvement and charity work. That’s why Wesley Homes Lea Hill Human Resources Generalist Donna Hyder arranged for a local community blood   Read more…


Leadership Training Inspires Wesley Staff

New leadership training has inspired Wesley team members to better serve residents and empower others. Wesley Homes believes in the power of great leadership and the importance of promoting professional growth to better serve its residents and the greater community. Tapping into our mission statement to affirm the worth of those we serve and those   Read more…


Celebrating 10 Years with Open Arms

Residents opened their homes for guests interested in seeing what it’s like to live at Wesley Homes Lea Hill. Wesley Homes Lea Hill celebrated its 10 year anniversary in May with an open house celebration. Guests were welcomed by smiling staff and residents, live classical piano and a wonderful assortment of food and drink. In   Read more…


Guess Who’s Turning Ten!

Lea Hill will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary! Join in on the fun! This month Wesley Homes Lea Hill will be holding a special celebratory event in honor of their 10 years of faithful service to Auburn and the greater community. “I’d encourage everyone to come out and celebrate with us on May 21,”   Read more…


Lea Hill’s New Executive Director

We welcome Greg Byrge to Wesley Homes Lea Hill as the campus’s new executive director. As we begin 2017, Wesley Homes Lea Hill has a new executive director. Greg Byrge is a licensed and certified campus administrator with years of experience with retirement communities. He is eager to build upon the great reputation of the   Read more…


Celebrating the Completion of the Wesley Homes Lea Hill Campaign

By Sten Crissey, Campaign and Planned Giving Manager Thanks primarily to the generosity of Lea Hill residents and their families – in addition to staff, civic leaders and community supporters – a miraculous story can now be told! On September 27, 2011 a small gathering of committed Lea Hill residents and community leaders met for   Read more…


Celebrating the Tree of Lights

By Julie Fraser Wesley Homes celebrated the holidays with the Tree of Lights, honoring loved ones and our communities. Wesley Homes’ Tree of Lights is an annual tradition that provides our communities the opportunity to ring in the holiday season with cheer and generosity. Through traditions such as the Tree of Lights, we come together   Read more…


Winning Gold at Wesley Homes

The Rio 2016 Olympics and its controversies are now long past, but the Olympic games aren’t over for everyone. Meet Marty Brady—dishwasher by day, Special Olympic gold medalist by night. Marty joined the Wesley Homes Lea Hill kitchen staff in 2014–hired by Director of Dining Services Abby Adams. “In all the time I’ve known Marty,   Read more…