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…


GiveBIG! Now More Than Ever

By Julie Fraser, Wesley Homes Foundation Annual Giving Manager Philanthropy: the love of humanity – in the sense of caring for, nourishing, developing or enhancing; humanity in the sense of what it is to be human.* GiveBIG, our annual online charitable event, provides you with an opportunity to give a gift that positively impacts lives   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…


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…


10 Tips for Choosing the Right Skilled Nursing Center

Make informed decisions for your family by choosing a care center that’s right for you. Skilled nursing differs from senior housing in that skilled nursing centers provide a high level of nursing care and rehabilitative therapy when routines of daily living become challenging due to health issues. The term “nursing home” can carry a negative   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…


The Greatest Generation

By Julie Fraser, Wesley Homes Foundation Annual Giving Manager He and his peers are the touchstones of their culture – the courageous warriors of their youth and the sage warriors of our here and now. Award-winning journalist and television anchorman Tom Brokaw described the group of Americans born in the 1920s as The Greatest Generation.   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…


Community Celebrates Bradley Park Groundbreaking

Wesley Homes recently celebrated the groundbreaking for Bradley Park campus with over 250 guests, including future residents, business leaders and community members. The groundbreaking celebratory event, held on February 28th, is a major milestone for the Bradley Park project that started nearly four years ago. The planning, fundraising, Pioneer recruitment and awareness campaigns wouldn’t have   Read more…