The Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Do you know someone with dementia? Join Wesley in its fight to end Alzheimer’s! One in 10 people over the age of 65 has Alzheimer’s dementia, but many who live and work at Wesley know someone who has been personally affected by the disease. This makes it a very important cause for Wesley communities. Join the Wesley Walkers   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…


Cultivating a Greater Understanding of Dementia

Wesley has started a new, hands-on dementia training program to help improve person-centered care. The Virtual Dementia Tour is a clinically developed, evidence-based program that offers participants a hands-on simulation of what it’s like to have dementia. The program was brought to Wesley Des Moines by Chaplain Michael Byrd and funded by the Wesley Community   Read more…


Wesley Walkers’ Alzheimer’s Walk

View photos from the Walk to End Alzheimer’s! Wesley Homes had a great turnout this year for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in September. The team raised just over $2,118. That amount is 85 percent of the goal. It’s not too late to help us reach $2,500. Wesley’s Living the Mission team is still taking   Read more…


The Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Wesley Homes walks for people who love life™ in The Walk to End Alzheimer’s. One in 10 people over the age of 65 has Alzheimer’s dementia which makes this a very important cause for Wesley Homes communities. Please make a donation to advance the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. Join the Wesley Walkers team   Read more…


Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Join the Wesley Walkers as Wesley Homes residents and staff walk to raise money for Alzheimer’s research. Can’t make it to the walk? You can still make a difference by donating to the walk, just visit our team on www.alz.org! Registration 11:00 a.m. Ceremony 12:00 p.m. Walk 12:30 p.m. University of Puget Sound Tacoma, WA Join   Read more…


Glen Campbell I’ll Be Me Film Screening – SOLD OUT-

A powerful portrait of American music icon Glen Campbell’s journey with Alzheimer’s disease Join us in celebrating life, family and music, and raising awareness of Alzheimer’s disease by supporting this powerful event! In 2011, Glen Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Told to prepare for the worst, Glen and his wife went public with the diagnosis and announced that they and the family   Read more…