Home of the Month: Cottage A-101

This spacious two bedroom Cottage is move-in ready! The Cottages at Wesley Homes Des Moines provide comfortable, private living without the hassle of maintenance and yard work. Spacious and well lit, the Nooksack floor plan features hardwood floors, a fireplace, ample storage, full kitchen, and washer and dryer. This particular residence quietly faces west with   Read more…


Meet Our 100 Year Old Residents

Wesley Homes Des Moines currently has a dozen 100+ year old residents. Wayne Griffen turned 100 last September and has been a resident of Wesley Homes Des Moines for the past 13 years. Wayne is a retired Methodist minister who also worked in real estate for a time. He’s a prize-winning dahlia grower and helps   Read more…


When to Start Looking for Senior Living

Should active, independent seniors be looking for senior housing? From a very early age, we strive to be self-reliant. Independence is important and is a matter of pride for many, but times of transition happen to all of us. For some, that time comes when they find that they are not able to do all   Read more…


Big Squash Ready for Fall

They resemble pumpkins, but they are big squashes! Story by Pat King of The Grapevine Des Moines residents Ed LaCrosse and Frank Needles like to show off their fifteen pound Boston squashes. The golden orange squash are from seeds from the Baker Creek Seed Heirloom Company. Frank has been gardening since he planted his first   Read more…


Wesley Walkers’ Alzheimer’s Walk

View photos from the Walk to End Alzheimer’s! Wesley Homes had a great turnout this year for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in September. The team raised just over $2,118. That amount is 85 percent of the goal. It’s not too late to help us reach $2,500. Wesley’s Living the Mission team is still taking   Read more…


Oktoberfest Open House

Wesley Homes is changing! Come to our Open House to see how we’re revolutionizing senior living! In 2014, Wesley Homes announced plans for a multi-year, multi-phase redevelopment of the Des Moines campus. The first phase started construction at the end of 2016 and is projected to be completed in July 2018. Now, we are getting   Read more…


Bradley Park Gets the Green Light!

Great news! Wesley Homes Bradley Park has received building permits for both the Lodge and Brownstone. Future residents of Wesley Homes Bradley Park, the Bradley Park Pioneers, are eager to see progress on their new future homes. The building permits have now been approved by the City of Puyallup, and the vision can now become   Read more…


Wesley Homes Celebrates Cultural Diversity

Wesley Homes International Day is a fun and growing event that honors the cultural diversity of staff and residents. Last month, the Wesley Homes Des Moines campus held its Fourth Annual International Day celebration, now a two-part event with the Flag Parade of Nations and the very popular International Bite of Wesley Homes. The flag   Read more…


Home of the Month: The Whidbey at Bradley Park

Complete with a sunroom, patio and fireplace, this warm and inviting space can be your next residence. The Whidbey is a two-bedroom, two-bath Brownstone Apartment at the new Wesley Homes Bradley Park campus. With walking trails leading into the Bradley Lake Park it’s easy to enjoy natural surroundings like beautiful foxglove flowers or local wildlife.   Read more…


What You Need to Know Before Viewing the Solar Eclipse

Washington will be treated to a rare, partial solar eclipse on Monday, August 21 at 10:20 a.m., starting at 9:08 a.m. This magnificent astrological event is not only beautiful but also potentially dangerous. As a Portland Oregon resident warns, viewing the sun without proper precautions can cause serious and irreparable damage to your vision. Because of   Read more…