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…


Oktoberfest Open House

It’s an exciting time at Wesley and we are celebrating! Join us on October 1st to explore the new Wesley Homes with friends and family at our Oktoberfest-themed open house! Enjoy a Bavarian spread and take a self-guided tour of Wesley’s brand new Cottage homes and renovated social areas in The Terrace, including the Creative   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…


Moving Into the New Cottages

With the first of the new Cottages complete, Des Moines residents are already moving in. It’s a New Day at Wesley Homes Des Moines where an extensive campus redevelopment has been underway since October 2016. The new campus, scheduled to be completed as early as 2022, will provide more modern amenities for independent and active   Read more…


Home of the Month: New Des Moines Cottage

Be the first resident in this brand new home! The Cottages at Wesley Homes Des Moines offer independent living with enjoyable walking trails and beautiful campus gardens. With one car garages, plenty of natural light and ample storage, the Cottages provide private, spacious living without the hassle of maintenance and yard work. The first group   Read more…


It’s a New Day with New Construction Photos

View new photos of the progress at Wesley Homes Des Moines! While still under construction, the new Cottages are starting to take shape, giving the community a good view of how Wesley Homes is reinventing the campus. You don’t need a Facebook account to view our photo album, so check back periodically as we update the   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…


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…


Come Enjoy the Rainier Bistro

The Rainier Bistro offers a diverse menu of specialty foods and coffees and a relaxing place for residents and guests to socialize. One of the recent additions to the Des Moines Terrace renovations completed last year is the the Rainier Bistro, which offers high-quality, specialty foods, drinks and snacks at an affordable price in the   Read more…


Change? We’re Equal to It!

By Rev. Ed Stanton As we talk about changes at Wesley Homes Des Moines, I have a question: “How many old folks does it take to change a lightbulb?” The answer is: “CHANGE?!” My family has been watching Wesley Homes change for over 60 years. Dr. Stanley Logan had the dream, found the land and,   Read more…