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Causes: Human Services, Seniors, Supportive Housing for Older Adults

Mission: Wesley homes is a faith based organization providing retirement communities and a network of services for older adults. With love and joy, we are called to meet the physical, social and spiritual needs of those we serve. We affirm the worth of all those we serve and those who provide service.

Programs: A continuing care retirement community, wesley homes des moines serves an average of 514 seniors at any one time in independent cottages/ apartments, assisted living and skilled nursing. This campus employs approximately 422 people who provide care giving and hospitality services. It also houses the offices for the pacific northwest conference of the united methodist church. Residents at wesley homes des moines have a contract that provides for them even if they run out of money. Resident subsidies and medicaid shortfalls were well over $3,961,576 in 2014. Additionally, thirty apartments are set aside for a bishop mcconnell scholarship program for seniors with limited resources. Twenty-eight residents benefited from the program in 2014. Since its 2001 inception, the organization has subsidized $3,495,124 in residency and service fees for bishop mcconnell scholarship residents. Wesley homes des moines partners with another not-for-profit, elder and adult day services, to provide adult day care on campus. This program serves fifteen to twenty individuals at lower income levels each day providing much needed activities, food and social services.

wesley homes lea hill provides independent homes/apartments, housing with services and memory care for an average of 223 residents and approximately 75 employees. With fully refundable entrance deposits and moderate monthly fees, this campus is affordable to individuals of modest means while providing high quality programs and amenities to promote active and healthy aging. Staff and residents at wesley homes lea hill are committed to supporting other community organizations such as children's therapy center of kent by providing the indoor pool for the children's water therapy program. They also support elementary schools, the auburn food bank, the auburn senior center and families dealing with aging issues by providing volunteers, donations and support groups.

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