Home of the Month: The Gardens #309

Take a look at this bright and welcoming one-bedroom accommodation. This third-floor accommodation has large bright windows, a beautifully finished kitchenette and plenty of closet space. Enjoy numerous campus amenities, including fitness studios, Wesley U extended learning, regular monthly events, free educational and wellness classes, transportation and Rainier Bistro.        For more details   Read more…


Cottage Construction Time-lapse

View a time-lapse video of our new Cottages being built! With the Cottages from the first phase of the Des Moines Campus redevelopment complete we now look back at the progress we’ve made in the past year.   Questions about the new Cottages, Brownstone or Gardens? Please contact us for more details or comment below.


Age-related Vision Issues You Should Be Aware Of

January is National Eye Care & Glaucoma Awareness Month and is therefore a good time to assess your vision health and know the most common risks. The American Optometric Association recommends adults get regular comprehensive dilated eye exams. It is helpful to know what the most common age-related vision issues are, what the symptoms and   Read more…


A Look Back at 2017

Thanks to our hard working staff and generous communities, Wesley Homes passed many important milestones last year. In the past year, Wesley has made great strides in campus development and bringing new programs to the greater community. We’ve highlighted some of them to share with you. The multi-phase, multi-year redevelopment of the Des Moines campus   Read more…


Wesley Encores Bring in Christmas Cheer

Wesley’s resident chorus delights Tree of Lights guests with classic Christmas carols and holiday songs. Every year, Wesley communities host the Tree of Lights holiday celebrations dedicated to honoring loved ones. This is the second year the Wesley Encores resident chorus has performed at the Des Moines Tree of Lights since the group’s inception in   Read more…


Wesley Homes Receives Hospice Accreditation

The Wesley Homes continuum of care now includes Medicare Certified hospice services. Wesley Homes proudly announces approval of its accreditation status by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) and approval by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for the services of hospice care. “Hospice is an important component of care that’s been on the   Read more…


7 DIY Holiday Craft Ideas

Try some of these do-it-yourself ideas for upcycling or repurposing clutter into new holiday creations. Do you have a collection of craft supplies you’ve never touched? Perhaps there are some possessions you still haven’t thrown away because you wonder if they may be of use to someone some day. The holidays are a great time   Read more…


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 dark hardwood flooring, a fireplace, ample storage, full kitchen, and washer and dryer. This particular residence quietly faces west   Read more…


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…


Helms’ Legacy Honors Both Departed Husbands

Wesley Homes Des Moines resident Gloria Helms pays tribute to her late husbands through a chapel designation. Gloria Helms, born Gloria Traynor, grew up in North Dakota. She moved to Washington State in 1951 with her soon-to-be husband, John White, where she worked as a secretarial assistant at General Electric for 58 years. John passed   Read more…