Caregiver Fatigue: Coping Tips

Learn more about caregiver fatigue, what it is, and how to prevent it. As the population ages, more people who aren’t health care professionals are providing caregiving. Many family members who are actively caring for an older adult often don’t self-identify as a caregiver. A caregiver is defined as anyone who provides help to another   Read more…


Wesley Health & Home Care Heroes

Messages of gratitude from Wesley Health & Home Care How do you describe a year that many would like to forget? Covid-19, PPE, protocols and the bizarre over-purchasing of bath tissue could be key highlights of what most would remember about 2020. COVID-19 has affected families, friends and strangers alike, with some unable to tell   Read more…


A New Year Greeting from Kevin Anderson

From Kevin Anderson, President & CEO As we head into 2021, I am excited about all the many positive things that are happening here at Wesley. Our newest campus, Wesley at Tehaleh, has five Trailblazer families living in the Brownstone. The Lodge is still under construction (pictured above) and scheduled to open in late spring.   Read more…


Why Choose Tehaleh: Residents Share Their Stories

Wesley at Tehaleh is now open! Discover why nature enthusiasts say this is the place to live. Nature enthusiasts will be excited to hear the Wesley at Tehaleh campus is now open. From tranquil ponds with birdwatching opportunities, open space for picnics to gathering spaces designed to challenge your body and mind, Wesley at Tehaleh   Read more…


Does Your Angel Have Whiskers and Four Feet?

By Wesley Community Foundation One of the joys of senior living is welcoming newcomers to Wesley communities.  It is especially exciting when a new building opens, such as The Gardens at Wesley Des Moines.  During the hustle and bustle of new residents moving in with their furnishings and belongings, it’s not unusual to see them   Read more…


Good Things Happen When We Partner Together

By Ellen Johanson Did you know that Wesley Community Foundation has contributed over $200,000 this year to cover the cost of housing for residents who through no fault of their own have run out of funds?  Imagine the good feeling of being able to remain in the home you chose and love, even when you   Read more…


Wesley Tehaleh Brownstone Apartment

The Wesley at Tehaleh Brownstone is Now Open!

Hear from Wesley residents why there’s no better time to move. Residents of Wesley communities may come from a multitude of backgrounds, but they all have similar reasons for choosing Wesley. Connection and convenience are among the top reasons Nicole, a new Wesley at Tehaleh Brownstone resident, reserved her apartment.  “I want to be with   Read more…


Celebrate the Season with These Cranberry Delights!

In November, Wesley held its first Teaching Kitchen for priority reservation list members and Wesley prospects. The first subject of our Superfood Series, cranberries, was a resounding success! View the complete presentation here: Wesley Teaching Kitchen: Cranberries After our host, Community Relations Director Rob Lanouette, introduced our speakers and thanked our culinary partners, Morrison Living,   Read more…


The Smith Family comes to Wesley Des Moines

By Carol Smith Hosler and Hal Smith Perhaps Wesley has seen a first – four siblings all living on the Des Moines campus. Or maybe when the fifth comes, that will set the record. The first to come to Wesley were Judy and Terry Shimono. They came to the Brownstone in September of 2018.  They   Read more…


The Benefits of Brownstone Living

At Wesley Bradley Park, residents share the most appealing aspects of Brownstone living. Surrounded by serene walking trails, nearby Bradley Lake Park and an assortment of conveniences, Wesley Bradley Park in Puyallup strikes the perfect balance between scenic views and urban living. While many are drawn to the active amenities, unique floorplans and maintenance-free lifestyle,   Read more…