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We Are WesleyLife!

Discover our origin story and explore our track record of success. We believe that all people can lead lives full of joy and pursue their greatest aspirations. 

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We believe the choice is yours.

Our comprehensive network of services is designed to support older adults in remaining independent and active, wherever they choose to live. Because we pursue a vision of revolutionizing the experience of aging, we focus not on limitations, but on possibilities.

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We're guided by
our proud legacy.

For over 75 years, we've held to the steadfast belief that everyone should experience the opportunity to live a life of continued growth and meaning — and to pursue joy, regardless of physical, social, or economic circumstances. The experience of aging is shaped by each person as they see it, define it, and experience it.

Our mission: Guided by Christian compassion, we support the independence, health, and well-being of older adults wherever they call home. 

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We support futures that are full of joy.

We're optimistic about a future in which all people can grow older with grace, dignity, and the ability to shape the lives of their dreams. At WesleyLife, we're simply here to help make it happen — with joy, purpose, and meaningful connection.

Our Core Values

Discover the principles that fuel our interactions and our motivation to transform the lives of older adults throughout the community. 

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We create experiences where wants, needs, and wishes are anticipated and fulfilled.

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We value, honor, and respect each person we serve.

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We cultivate welcoming environments where people feel a sense of belonging, acceptance, and connection.

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We share in our responsibility to protect, honor, and invest in the people and resources with which we are entrusted.

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We inspire trust through honesty, and we demonstrate courage and empathy in everything we do.

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Discover where our passion meets our purpose.


As an organization dedicated to creating possibilities, we are empowered with the tools to effect meaningful change.

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team members across 15 locations

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individuals we impact each year

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WesleyLife locations across Iowa and Illinois
View WesleyLife's annual report to learn more about our impact and legacy.
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We champion the pursuit of joy.
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We collaborate to achieve extraordinary results.
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We lead with the desire to create meaningful change.
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We build on the good work of those who came before us.

Senior Care's Best Places to Work

This award is extended to only a small percentage of organizations, based on variables such as speed and efficacy of issue resolution, high participation rates, and high response rates around satisfaction.

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Great Place to Work®

Certified as a Great Place to Work® by the Great Place to Work Institute, we provide opportunities for our team members to enhance purpose, meaning, and joy in their lives through service and a positive organizational culture.

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Fortune® Best Workplace

Named to the Fortune Top 20 Best Workplaces for Aging Services.

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Outstanding Adult Day Center

The National Adult Day Services Association recognized Dahl Adult Day on the Wesley on Grand campus in Des Moines as the top adult day center in the United States, citing excellence in service to those with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

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McKnight's "Building Bridges" Excellence in Technology Finalist

McKnight’s Senior Living — a national media brand providing news, perspective, and analysis for owners, operators, and other senior living leaders — recognized WesleyLife in 2021 for commitment to and excellence in communication transparency.

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Do all the good you can, in all the ways you can.

We're on a mission to revolutionize the experience of aging.

Join us on our mission. Your donation can make a real difference to the thousands of people we serve. Please consider making a contribution to the WesleyLife Foundation.

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