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…

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…

Apartment of the Month: The Terrace #247

Wesley Homes Des Moines now offers respite care in our Assisted Living neighborhood. Apartment #247 in The Terrace is furnished with all the comforts of home so that a guest resident can relax and enjoy his or her visit. While you are away, you can be assured that your loved one is receiving all the   Read more…

Don’t worry! Be happy!

Though happiness is subjective, we all know it when we feel it. One of the best things about happiness is that it’s contagious.

Strengthen muscles during bed rest

Bed rest during hospitalization or at home could cause a serious decline in muscle tissue, muscle strength and functional capacity. Try these bed exercisesfrom guest columnist Dr. Harry Papadopoulos to stay strong.