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…


By Leaps and Bounds at the Lea Hill Care Center

After Sally Steiner had a hip replacement earlier this year, she chose Wesley Lea Hill Rehabilitation & Care Center for her physical therapy. When Sally first arrived at the care center, she had nearly lost all of the mobility in her legs. However, by the time she was discharged approximately a month later, she was   Read more…


Meet Lea Hill Resident Gene Barker

Gene, like many of our residents, is a man with many talents. He’s a retired technical engineer, but he is also an experienced costumier. Recently retired from being chair of the Wesley Lea Hill Resident Council, Gene Barker has been an integral part of Lea Hill’s emergency response team. He was approached a couple of   Read more…


Wesley Resident Helps Pass a New State Bill into Law

Wesley Lea Hill resident Fern Valentine led the drive to pass a significant Washington State bill allowing student journalists more freedom of press. Earlier this year, Washington became the 14th state to adopt a bill which gives student journalists first amendment protections similar to professional journalists. The bill basically gives student editors control over their   Read more…


Lea Hill: A Safe Place to be in the Event of a Disaster

Residents of Wesley Homes Lea Hill test their emergency preparedness with a disaster simulation drill. It’s the Saturday after Thanksgiving at Wesley Homes Lea Hill, and at 9:00 a.m., there’s a weather alert for a severe wind and storm watch. With minimal staff and the campus director out of town, what do you do? If   Read more…


Resident Helped Develop Stealth Bomber

Fred Gangl, a five-year resident of Wesley Homes Lea Hill and a WWII veteran, is credited with helping to develop the B-2 Stealth Bomber. Born in Cincinnati Ohio, Fred Gangl went into the service at 18 years old. He was in the Navy during WWII from February 1943 to February 1946. He spent two and   Read more…


Lea Hill Gives Back with a Community Blood Drive

Staff, residents and family at Wesley Homes Lea Hill donated blood to the Auburn community. An important goal for Wesley Homes has always been to be a part of the greater community through active involvement and charity work. That’s why Wesley Homes Lea Hill Human Resources Generalist Donna Hyder arranged for a local community blood   Read more…


Celebrating 10 Years with Open Arms

Residents opened their homes for guests interested in seeing what it’s like to live at Wesley Homes Lea Hill. Wesley Homes Lea Hill celebrated its 10 year anniversary in May with an open house celebration. Guests were welcomed by smiling staff and residents, live classical piano and a wonderful assortment of food and drink. In   Read more…


Lea Hill 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

Join us for a special celebration for the 10th anniversary of Wesley Homes Lea Hill. See for yourself how Wesley Homes is revolutionizing senior living. Tour Village Homes, Brownstone apartments, catered living and our brand new Rehabilitation & Care Center! Plus, enter to win a $250 dollar gift certificate to Love Travel to book the   Read more…


Guess Who’s Turning Ten!

Lea Hill will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary! Join in on the fun! This month Wesley Homes Lea Hill will be holding a special celebratory event in honor of their 10 years of faithful service to Auburn and the greater community. “I’d encourage everyone to come out and celebrate with us on May 21,”   Read more…