Wesley Residents Reshape the Des Moines Campus

Learn how residents have reshaped our flagship community. August was an exciting month at Wesley Des Moines. Six years in the making and Phase II of the ambitious three phase redevelopment has reached completion. As residents and members of the Captain’s Club (those with deposits for move in) toured the many community areas of the   Read more…


New Wesley Des Moines Sneak Peek

Work on the new Gardens building in Phase 2 continues on schedule! At this time, we have completed our initial “punch” inspections through all of the apartments. Final inspections will take place throughout July, and we expect to receive a Certificate of Occupancy by the second week of August. Current residents are scheduled to begin   Read more…


It’s Time to Make it Your Own

View new progress on the Wesley Des Moines campus, and get ready to customize your new home! Don’t blink because the new apartment building in Des Moines is changing daily, and Walsh Construction teams are working on framing the first level. The first floor will have nearly 30 spacious apartments (view floor plans here) and   Read more…


Home of the Month: The Rainier at Des Moines

Space, privacy and spectacular views of the water… Choose one of our most spacious floor plans in the new building at Wesley Des Moines. Enjoy this corner apartment with beautiful views of the water! With three bedrooms and an open floor plan, this apartment gives you the space you need while enjoying all the conveniences   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…


Helms’ Legacy Honors Both Departed Husbands

Wesley Homes Des Moines resident Gloria Helms pays tribute to her late husbands through a chapel designation. Gloria Helms, born Gloria Traynor, grew up in North Dakota. She moved to Washington State in 1951 with her soon-to-be husband, John White, where she worked as a secretarial assistant at General Electric for 58 years. John passed   Read more…


Join Our Focus Group!

Your input can help shape the future of Wesley Homes Des Moines! When construction begins on the New Gardens building, part of its success will be the result of real feedback from current and future residents as well as the neighboring communities. The focus groups, held on March 16th and 17th at The Terrace, are   Read more…


Apartment of the Month: The Gardens Apartment #135

Brighten up your life with this cheerful alcove apartment in The Gardens. The large living room window lets in the sun and overlooks The Gardens’ rose garden, courtyard and gazebo. Enjoy Wesley Homes Des Moines campus amenities, including the new Zenith Fitness Studio, the Rainier Bistro, regular monthly events, transportation, Wesley U extended learning courses,   Read more…


Apartment of the Month: The Gardens #139

Considering a move to a new place? Take a look at this bright, welcoming, one-bedroom accommodation overlooking the Des Moines Garden courtyard. Enjoy plenty of campus amenities, including fitness studios, Wesley U extended learning, regular monthly events, free educational and wellness classes, transportation and Rainier Bistro.     Contact Lynn Stapleton for more details at   Read more…


Change? We’re Equal to It!

By Rev. Ed Stanton As we talk about changes at Wesley Homes Des Moines, I have a question: “How many old folks does it take to change a lightbulb?” The answer is: “CHANGE?!” My family has been watching Wesley Homes change for over 60 years. Dr. Stanley Logan had the dream, found the land and,   Read more…