Reflection Park Near Wesley at Tehaleh

Explore a new park buzzing with amenities that will challenge your mind, body and friends.  Reflection Park is the newest recreational area that accommodates the active lifestyles of its neighbors. It’s conveniently located between Trilogy® at Tehaleh®, the 55+ age-qualified neighborhood, and Wesley at Tehaleh, Wesley’s most recent community. The park is in a perfect   Read more…


6 Pet-Friendly Cleaning Tips

Cleaning up after your furry friends doesn’t need to feel like a full-time job. Check out our list of eco-friendly cleaning tips to remove stubborn stains, trapped pet hair, and keep your house smelling fresh.   Bye Bye Fleas Lavender essential oils are said to soothe dogs and keep fleas and ticks at bay by regularly   Read more…


Pet-Friendly Living at Wesley

To residents and neighbors of Wesley, the animals who call the community home aren’t just pets; they’re an essential part of the experience. When Wesley Des Moines resident Caroline McGlasson first toured the community, she fell in love when she learned her dog, Buster, would be welcomed. Little did she know how well he would   Read more…


Summer Stargazing Without a Telescope

On a clear night, the sky is full of glowing planets and twinkling stars. While our ancestors were the first to notice the clustering of stars to form patterns in the sky, it was the Greeks and Romans who named the constellations after the heroes in their stories. During the next starry night, simply look   Read more…


Wesley Corporate and Home Health Offices Move to Kent

With the Des Moines campus getting ready to open its new Gardens building in August, Wesley’s main office will be relocating. The corporate office and Health & Home Care began the search for a different location last summer and signed a lease with Center Pointe Business Park in Kent with a move-in date of this   Read more…


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…