The Greatest Generation

By Julie Fraser, Wesley Homes Foundation Annual Giving Manager “This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny.” ~Franklin Delano Roosevelt Touted Journalist and television anchorman, Tom Brokaw, described the group of Americans born in the 1920’s as The Greatest Generation. These boys and girls, men and women, would endure pivotal events in our nation’s   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…


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…


Apartment of the Month: The Daffodil at Bradley Park Lodge

This month’s featured accommodation is the Daffodil one bedroom apartment at Wesley Homes Bradley Park in Puyallup! When you reserve an apartment at Bradley Park, you will enjoy amenities such as maintenance-free living, 24-hour emergency staffing, gardens, picnic areas, walking trails, spiritual care and continuing education programs. Also enjoy on-campus features such as the library,   Read more…


Tell Us What You Love

Happy Valentine’s Day! To celebrate today, we’re sharing a short video with you. See why Wesley Homes is for people who love life™ as our residents share their passions and creative interests. Tell us what you love!


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…


Groundbreaking Celebration for Bradley Park

Join us this month in celebrating the future of Bradley Park and the journey that has led to this commemoration. Wesley Homes Bradley Park is holding a groundbreaking celebration to commemorate the beginning of the development of the Bradley Park campus in Puyallup. The campus will provide a new level of care and comfort for   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…