Our Friendly Guide to Tree Spotting in the Pacific Northwest

“Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world.” – John Muir The next time you’re walking among the timber, point your eyes up and discover the many different species of trees surrounding you. Our friendly guide to tree spotting will help you discover the 10 most common trees of the Pacific Northwest.   Read more…


12 Interesting Facts About Father’s Day

Since the Middle Ages, families have been honoring their paternal bonds with well wishes, lavish gifts, and family gatherings. This year marks the 110th anniversary when Sonora Smart Dodd founded what we consider the tradition of Father’s Day in America. While in various parts of the world it’s held on different days and often in   Read more…


Introducing Wesley’s New Palliative Care Program

Wesley Health & Home Care just launched its new palliative program in King and Pierce counties. The Palliative Care Program provides home health services for patients with advanced diseases who are homebound and have a need for skilled nursing.  Palliative care is often a bridge between home health and hospice services for those with a   Read more…


Memorial Day Traditions

“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt Founded by Union General John A. Logan, Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day to honor the Union and the Confederate soldiers who died during the American Civil War. By   Read more…


Why We Celebrate Older Americans Month

This year, especially in the midst of the coronavirus, Older Americans Month holds a special meaning for many. All around the country older adults are practicing social distancing and waiting to be able to reunite with friends and family. Others may be trying online video conferencing for the first time, perhaps with mixed results. Staff   Read more…


The Best 5 Ways to Exercise at Home

Check out these 5 simple ways to get your blood pumping without equipment. Many are familiar with the typical chair squat exercise, tippy-toe lifts and wall push-ups as great ways to strengthen your body and improve balance. Let’s change it up a bit. DANCE Take a figurative walk down memory lane with a favorite tune.   Read more…


Jump Start Your Project Inspiration

Now is the perfect opportunity to begin that project you always wanted to start but couldn’t find the time. In lieu of face-to-face activities, there are still many fun ways to entertain ourselves while accomplishing some long put off goals. Explore a new hobby, commemorate your family traditions or dust off an old instrument. Below   Read more…


Masks Made By Exceptional People

Learn how Wesley residents and staff are supporting their communities. Around the world and here in Washington State, we are dealing with a shortage of masks for our healthcare workers. While Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements for caring for patients with COVID-19 include a specific type of mask, gown, gloves and goggles or face shield,   Read more…


5 Ways To Stay Connected During Social Distancing

In the current climate of social distancing, there are still plenty of ways you can nurture your mind, body and heart while still engaging with the people you love – without putting anyone at risk of spreading (or developing) coronavirus. During these uncertain times, social distancing is the number one way to help slow the   Read more…


Fresh from the Farm

By Christine Tremain, VP of Marketing & Development A couple years ago, we had a Wesley booth at Hounds on the Hill, an annual community event in Puyallup held at Bradley Lake Park. Being a dog lover, I volunteered to participate with my Black Lab, Beau.  There were booths of all kinds: pet supplies, real   Read more…