Meet Residents Duane and Clara Nelson

A shared love of mountains becomes a shared love for each other. By Pat King, Wesley Des Moines resident It was May 1959 when Clara’s love of mountains brought her from Colorado to Longmire in the southwest corner of Mt. Rainier National Park. She was hired as a secretary for the park. That summer a   Read more…


How to Communicate Effectively with Someone with Dementia

Dementia can be difficult to cope with, but there are ways to improve communication and create more positive experiences. By Melinda Moore, Wesley Health & Home Care Executive Director How can we find ways to communicate more effectively with people who have dementia? It can be difficult to understand how dementia affects people, but there   Read more…


Home of the Month: The Bainbridge

The Bainbridge is a two bedroom Brownstone apartment now available at the Wesley Bradley Park campus in Puyallup. As one of the larger floor plans at Bradley Park, it features an open concept kitchen, living room, dining room and breakfast nook. This accommodation also has extra storage closets and two large walk-in closets. Enjoy a   Read more…


By Leaps and Bounds at the Lea Hill Care Center

After Sally Steiner had a hip replacement earlier this year, she chose Wesley Lea Hill Rehabilitation & Care Center for her physical therapy. When Sally first arrived at the care center, she had nearly lost all of the mobility in her legs. However, by the time she was discharged approximately a month later, she was   Read more…


Moving into Bradley Park!

The Brownstone at Bradley Park has opened its doors, and our residents are moving in! “We were the second group of people to move in, and it’s all better than expected,” said Wesley Bradley Park Ambassador and Pioneer Ann Miller. She’s most excited about the arts and crafts center opening up in the Lodge. As   Read more…


Meet Our Hospice Team

Wesley Hospice staff share why the work they do is important to them and why it should be important to all. The Wesley Hospice team is ready to serve with their compassionate, respectful style of end-of-life care. Our integrated team consists of professionals with a range of specialties: a nurse case manager, social worker, chaplain,   Read more…


Home of the Month: The Bradley

This spacious two bedroom apartment is in the Lodge at Wesley Bradley Park. The Bradley is a distinctive floor plan you can reserve in the Lodge in Puyallup. This 1,500+ square foot apartment has two large walk-in closets, a den, two bathrooms, a balcony and an extra large laundry and storage room. The apartment is   Read more…


Home of the Month: The Daffodil at Bradley Park

Feel right at home with the Daffodil at Wesley Bradley Park. This beautiful one bedroom apartment comes complete with a washer and dryer, a large balcony or patio, a full kitchen and an easily accessible layout. Located in the Lodge, this apartment has quick access to campus amenities, including the creative arts center, clubroom, library,   Read more…


New Photos of Des Moines and Bradley Park!

The new buildings at our Des Moines and Bradley Park campuses are nearing completion. Take a look! Work is wrapping up on the new Des Moines Brownstone and several new Cottages, expanding the living options for the flagship campus. View our Des Moines photo album here.   Bradley Park’s Brownstone is getting its finishing touches   Read more…


Meet Lea Hill Resident Gene Barker

Gene, like many of our residents, is a man with many talents. He’s a retired technical engineer, but he is also an experienced costumier. Recently retired from being chair of the Wesley Lea Hill Resident Council, Gene Barker has been an integral part of Lea Hill’s emergency response team. He was approached a couple of   Read more…