Tagged with 'seniors'

Learn about ‘Hearing Loss and Aging’ at Advertiser Judson Park on Friday, May 13

Learn about ‘Hearing Loss and Aging’ at Advertiser Judson Park on Friday, May 13

Please join Advertiser Judson Park for a special event: Hearing loss and aging—How to stay connected Learn about: how overall health affects hearing how changes in hearing ability affects the brain the... [Read more]

Shorewood Elementary School Choir performs at Wesley Terrace

Shorewood Elementary School Choir performs at Wesley Terrace

The Shorewood Elementary School Choir performed at the Wesley Terrace Retirement Center in Des Moines on Thursday, Dec. 17. The 80-member choir is under the direction of Gary W. Ballou and meets twice... [Read more]

‘Changing the Face of Aging with Linda Henry’ at Wesley Homes Oct. 21

‘Changing the Face of Aging with Linda Henry’ at Wesley Homes Oct. 21

‘Changing the Face of Aging with Linda Henry’ will be held at Advertiser Wesley Homes on Oct. 21, from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. This highly interactive and fun program will help you: Debunk... [Read more]

Basketball Star Lenny Wilkens to share his story at Wesley Homes Oct. 13

Basketball Star Lenny Wilkens to share his story at Wesley Homes Oct. 13

National Basketball Association Hall of Famer and All-Star MVP Lenny Wilkens will talk about his family, foundation and award-winning career at Advertiser Wesley Homes on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. Wilkens... [Read more]

Wesley Homes hosting NY Times bestselling Author J.A. Jance on Sept. 9

Wesley Homes hosting NY Times bestselling Author J.A. Jance on Sept. 9

New York Times Bestselling mystery author J.A. Jance will discuss and sign her new thriller (and 51st novel), “Dance of the Bones,” at Advertiser Wesley Homes on Wednesday, Sept. 9, from 7 –... [Read more]

JOBS: Wesley Homes looking to hire in Nursing, Culinary Services & Admin

JOBS: Wesley Homes looking to hire in Nursing, Culinary Services & Admin

Advertiser Wesley Homes is looking for caring employees who enjoy making a positive difference in the lives of others! The ideal candidates love working with seniors. They have current openings in nursing... [Read more]

REMINDER: Seniors can get door-to-door transportation to the Farmers Market

REMINDER: Seniors can get door-to-door transportation to the Farmers Market

Wanolitto reminds all seniors that Opening Day is next Saturday, June 6, so don’t forget to call three days in advance for the Senior Services Hyde Shuttle door-to-door pick-up service to the Des Moines... [Read more]

Daystar Retirement Village holding Open House on Thursday, May 14

Daystar Retirement Village holding Open House on Thursday, May 14

Advertiser Daystar Retirement Village will be holding an Open House on Thursday, May 14, from Noon – 2:30 p.m. at the Parkview Building on their campus at 2615 SW Barton Street. “Come enjoy light... [Read more]

Volunteer Drivers needed for Senior Services

Volunteer Drivers needed for Senior Services

Geraldine Mensink and Linda Bauer are all smiles as they head off for a ride on a sunny day. 87-year-old Geraldine Mensink does not know what she’d do without Volunteer Transportation.  When she decided... [Read more]

Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by Home Helpers & Direct Link office

Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by Home Helpers & Direct Link office

This week, care providers Home Helpers & Direct Link (an Advertiser) announced their partnership with Veterans Care Coordination to offer the Aid and Attendance Pension benefit to our local community... [Read more]

Learn how to navigate the world of Senior Housing at Wesley Homes Feb. 12

Learn how to navigate the world of Senior Housing at Wesley Homes Feb. 12

Learn how to navigate the world of Senior Housing at a free seminar on Thursday, Feb. 12 at Advertiser Wesley Homes: exploring living options for you or your loved one Join Jennifer Lottis, Senior Director... [Read more]

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place offering a preventive health event on Sept. 10.

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place offering a preventive health event on Sept. 10.

Boulevard Park Place will be offering a preventive health event on Wednesday, Sept. 10. Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, will host their affordable,... [Read more]

LaVonne Mahugh honored at Advertiser Wesley Homes for 45 years of service

LaVonne Mahugh honored at Advertiser Wesley Homes for 45 years of service

Staff and residents of the Wesley Homes retirement community in Des Moines, (a Waterland Blog Advertiser), recently celebrated the 45 years of service of wellness nurse LaVonne Mahugh. LaVonne, who... [Read more]

Valuable Volunteers needed for valued program – drive for Hyde Shuttles

Valuable Volunteers needed for valued program – drive for Hyde Shuttles

Here’s a great opportunity to rise up and Volunteer to help others locally: Hyde Shuttles have served as a crucial resource for Des Moines residents since the program first selected Des Moines as... [Read more]

Hold Autumn at Bay at Wesley Homes’ Endless Summer Open House Sept. 29

Hold Autumn at Bay at Wesley Homes’ Endless Summer Open House Sept. 29

Hold Autumn at bay at Advertiser Wesley Homes’ Endless Summer Open House on Sunday, Sept. 29! “Join us for some good vibrations!” reads an announcement. “Enjoy summer treats and... [Read more]

Beloved Seal Mosaic Artwork Missing from Des Moines Senior Center

Beloved Seal Mosaic Artwork Missing from Des Moines Senior Center

A beloved Seal Mosaic piece of art (pictured above) made by seniors with the 2004 Chihuly Seniors ‘Making Art’ program is missing from the Des Moines Senior Center, and they’d like it... [Read more]

Santa & Helpers Deliver Gift Bags with Meals on Wheels Deliveries in Des Moines

Santa & Helpers Deliver Gift Bags with Meals on Wheels Deliveries in Des Moines

Santa (aka Ray Clarke) and his helpers (Virginia Provo and Louise Roberts) – pictured above – delivered holiday gift bags Thursday morning (Dec. 20) along with Meals on Wheels Deliveries from Des... [Read more]

Advertiser Wesley Homes: ‘Sometimes The Best Things Come In Small Packages’

Advertiser Wesley Homes: ‘Sometimes The Best Things Come In Small Packages’

Come to Wesley Homes Des Moines on Thursday, December 20, 2012 for a special holiday event featuring a festive buffet lunch and our friend, Linda Kladnik from Easy Transitions by Benevia. She’ll... [Read more]