Stopping Senior Enemy #1

Foil the falls epidemic; take charge of your safety. Consider a tale of two women in their mid-60s. Both snagged a high-heel shoe on carpet – one when rushing down stairs to her son’s wedding and the other when heading to her own retirement party. One broke a hip, the other tore up a knee.   Read more…


7 Essential Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

By Laura Nencetti, Wesley Homes Director of Community Health Services Summer is just around the corner, and is a great time for outdoor activities. However, this time of year is not without its health risks. June is National Safety Month for Seniors, so here are a few tips from Homecare by Wesley that can help   Read more…


We’re Here for You: Wesley Homes Hospice

After passing a state survey Wesley Homes Hospice obtained its state license for In Home Services on December 20, 2016. Community Health Services Executive Director Melinda Moore and Hospice Director Linda Herman have worked tirelessly to get Wesley Homes Hospice up and running. They have completed a lengthy process whereby Washington State has approved of   Read more…


Making It Another Great Year

Dear Friends, As 2016 draws to a close, we look back at the progress we’ve made and what’s still to come. In the past year we completed the new Wesley Homes Lea Hill Rehabilitation & Care Center in Auburn. For us, it represents our vision for revolutionary long-term care and rehab. If you haven’t seen it yet,   Read more…


Welcoming Wesley Homes’ New Hospice Director

On June 13th Linda Herman joined Wesley Homes Community Health Services as Director of Hospice. Wesley Homes can now begin developing its hospice program while awaiting licensure from the state of Washington. “I’m very excited about Wesley Homes hospice care,” said Linda Herman. “It’s a challenging but very rewarding line of work, and Wesley Homes Hospice   Read more…


RN Case Manager Earns Her Doctorate

A Wesley Homes RN Case Manager goes above and beyond to further her education and career by earning her doctorate! Congratulations to Millicent Mbua, RN, DNP, who recently earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice. She works as an RN Case Manager for Wesley Homes At Home, the Medicare- and Medicaid-certified division of Wesley Homes Home   Read more…


Thanking Mom with Home Care

Our mothers worked hard to provide and care for us, and now may be the perfect time to provide excellent care for them at home. May is not only Older Americans Month; it is also the month for Mother’s Day. This might be the right time to thank Mom for all she’s done by giving   Read more…


Starting Your Path to Physical Wellness

April is Physical Wellness Month, which might help some of us think about improving our fitness and mobility a little more. Maybe you already have an exercise routine; that’s fantastic, but many of us tend to put it off. To some it may seem boring, uncomfortable or too strenuous. For these reasons and many others   Read more…


It’s Senior Independence Month!

How can seniors become more independent when challenged with mobility or health complications? Grocery shopping and meal preparation Healthy eating is vital for physical and emotional health, and obtaining healthy food can be a daunting task for those with mobility issues. Consider grocery delivery services or a home care agency to help with transportation and   Read more…


Brenda Drinkwine: Thankful to help others

Brenda Drinkwine has worked with older adults most of her life. Before starting her career as a CNA in her early 20s, Brenda was a teacher. She taught Sunday school classes, elementary school and piano. Brenda has dedicated her life to helping people, which makes her a perfect fit for Wesley Homes Home Health. Brenda   Read more…