Fit for the Holidays

By Jessica Story, Resident Life Director For most, winter is the hardest season to stay motivated and active. We are busy getting ready for the holidays, celebrating with friends and family, and let’s not forget, it’s cold! Because of these reasons it might be easy to...

Wesley Willows Mentorship Program

Introducing our inaugural class of the Wesley Willows Mentorship Program! From left to right: Natalie Armstrong, Senior Living Counselor; Holly Briggs – Finn, Laundry Associate; Brandon Burkel, Maintenance Director, Peterson Meadows; Stephan Dolder, Fitness...

My Experience with Dementia

With the sound of sirens and loud voices ringing in my ears, I stumble forward, my feet feeling prickly, and my hands useless in gloves. The room seems so dark and I can only see what is directly in front of me.  I was given instructions that I couldn’t hear or...

Wesley Willows Pratt Pack takes on Red Shoe Run!

The Pratt Pack had an AMAZING turnout for this year’s Red Shoe Run for Donor Awareness. What an incredible way for Wesley Willows to engage with a community event so close to our hearts. Thank you Bill, for your inspiration! Here are some results: 48 employees and...

Why Choose the *Suite* Lifestyle?

Why Choose the *Suite* Lifestyle? By Natalie Armstrong, Senior Living Counselor You have a beautiful, big house where you raised your family – but since your children have moved, it’s empty more often than not. You probably spend more time than you would like on...

Peterson Meadows Honors Top Employee in 2017

Mae Borja, a member of the Dining Services staff, has been named Employee of the Year by her peers at Peterson Meadows. Celebrating the service of our employees is a top priority for Peterson Meadows. Mae is characterized by her peers as someone who is always kind,...

A Connected Culture

Today is February 23, and our campus has some very special guests. Students from Rockford Christian High School are on campus to complete a service project, and to learn about careers in the field of Senior Living. We’re thrilled to have them – especially since their...

Wesley Willows Honors Top Employee for 2017

Brett Erickson, a veteran employee that currently works in Maintenance, has been named Employee of the Year by his peers at Wesley Willows. Celebrating the service of our employees is a top priority for Wesley Willows. As the regional leader in Senior care, we are...