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…


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…