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…


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…


Apartment of the Month: The Gardens Apartment #135

Brighten up your life with this cheerful alcove apartment in The Gardens. The large living room window lets in the sun and overlooks The Gardens’ rose garden, courtyard and gazebo. Enjoy Wesley Homes Des Moines campus amenities, including the new Zenith Fitness Studio, the Rainier Bistro, regular monthly events, transportation, Wesley U extended learning courses,   Read more…


Apartment of the Month: The Gardens #139

Considering a move to a new place? Take a look at this bright, welcoming, one-bedroom accommodation overlooking the Des Moines Garden courtyard. Enjoy plenty of campus amenities, including fitness studios, Wesley U extended learning, regular monthly events, free educational and wellness classes, transportation and Rainier Bistro.     Contact Lynn Stapleton for more details at   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…


A New Day is Coming…

Today, Wesley Homes Des Moines officially kicked off the construction phase of the campus redevelopment with a momentous groundbreaking ceremony. On October 6, 2016, Wesley Homes Des Moines broke ground again, the first of a multi-phase campus redevelopment that begins with New Cottages and a Brownstone. In attendance were elected officials, Wesley Homes board members,   Read more…


Apartment of the Month: The Gardens #138

Instantly fall in love with this bewitching studio apartment–pet-friendly and perfect for singles! This apartment is ideal for adventurous types who can take full advantage of the numerous campus amenities, including fitness studios, free educational and wellness classes, transportation and regular monthly events. For more details contact Lynn Stapleton 206.870.1114 or Thea Van-Sy at 206.870.1115 Click   Read more…


Garden Farewell

Wesley Homes’ residents and staff will bid farewell to the Wesley Homes Gardens’ garden. Listen to poems and share memories with the community as we say goodbye to the gardens we’ve known and loved and look forward to the beautiful new gardens that are sure to come.