Home of the Month: The Bainbridge 1016

This accommodation is a two bedroom Brownstone apartment now available at the Wesley Bradley Park campus in Puyallup. It’s one of our most spacious floor plans and features an open concept kitchen, living room, dining room and breakfast nook. Make use of extra storage closets and two large walk-in closets. The Bainbridge also features a   Read more…


Virtual Dementia Training & Other Programs

How a personalized Tree of Lights gift can honor a loved one and improve the lives of older adults. Earlier this year, Wesley Community Foundation provided funding for Virtual Dementia Tour kits which are now being used with great success to help the Wesley Des Moines Health Center staff get a first-hand understanding of what   Read more…


Sisters Meet for First Time at Lea Hill

Barbie Sharrard was united for the first time with a sister she never knew existed. Barbie was at a quilting retreat when she got a surprise phone call from her older daughter Margot. “Mom, you’ve got a sister!” With their mother’s permission, Barbie’s daughters Margot and Jill had done some sleuthing into their mom’s past.   Read more…


Distinguished Puyallup Resident at Bradley Park

Dr. Donald Mott is well known for his work in Puyallup and now resides at Wesley Bradley Park. Born in Washington State, Don and his wife Barrie moved to Puyallup in 1973. They raised four children while Barrie studied cultural anthropology at Pacific Lutheran University and Don practiced orthopedic surgery at Good Samaritan Hospital. Don   Read more…


Meet Resident JoAnne Swanson

JoAnne Swanson has served as one of Bradley Park’s most enthusiastic ambassadors since shortly after the Puyallup communities’ groundbreaking ceremony in early summer 2017. JoAnne recalled future resident Marilyn Knutson saying, “I want JoAnne to be an ambassador because her personality fits so well!” Joanne embraced her role as a Bradley Park Ambassador and Pioneer,   Read more…


Home of the Month: The Whidbey at Bradley Park

Open now! Move into one of our new Brownstone apartments today! The Whidbey is a two-bedroom, two-bath Brownstone apartment at the new Wesley Homes Bradley Park campus. This accommodation features a bright sunroom, personal patio and cozy fireplace.     The Brownstone offers underground parking, individual patios or balconies, monthly housekeeping and in-home laundry. Enjoy   Read more…


Announcing Catered Living at Bradley Park

Bradley Park shows new progress and is now accepting reservations for The Commons apartments. The Brownstone is completed and the campus’s main building, The Lodge, is expected to be completed in February 2019, with move-ins happening as early as March.* Wesley Bradley Park is now taking reservations for apartments in The Commons and Wesley’s own   Read more…


A New Day is Coming at Wesley Des Moines

The redevelopment at Wesley Des Moines has moved into a new phase this week. Phase II consists of removing 17 older Cottages and building a new five story building with 151 apartment homes, two levels of underground parking and a 24,000 square foot Town Center. Demolition of the Cottages started Wednesday as the first step   Read more…


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…