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FORTUNE ® Names Wesley Enhanced Living A “Best Workplace in Aging Services”

The only Pennsylvania-based Senior Living provider to achieve mention, Wesley Enhanced Living is proud to announce it's inclusion on Fortune's inaugural "Best Workplaces in Aging Services" list.  Ranked number 11 out of 40, WEL CEO Jeff Petty shares this honor with the employees who support the organization as a whole; "We are deeply appreciative of our employees, who collectively make this organization the wonderful place it is to work.”

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Peter K., Airplane Flight

Name: Peter K. Age: 88 WEL Wish: Airplane Flight It was a beautiful day at Doylestown Airport when Wesley Enhanced Living Upper Moreland resident, Peter K., got his WEL Wish to take flight one more time fulfilled! Pete, a certified pilot since the age of 16, had not flown a plane for 30 years when he started dreaming of another run. With the help of Wesley Enhanced Living staff and the WEL Wishes program, Pete made his dreams a reality by taking to the sky! [widgetkit id="269"]

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Wesley Enhanced Living Upper Moreland Resident Takes Flight!

It was a beautiful day at Doylestown Airport when Wesley Enhanced Living Upper Moreland resident, Peter K., got his WEL Wish to take flight one more time fulfilled! Pete, a certified pilot since the age of 16, had not flown a plane for 30 years when he started dreaming of another run. With the help of Wesley Enhanced Living staff and the WEL Wishes program, Pete made his dreams a reality by taking to the sky!

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FORTUNE ® Names Wesley Enhanced Living A “Best Workplace in Aging Services”

The inaugural “Best” list recognizes Philadelphia-area non-profit’s company culture and employee engagement among the best in the country  Warminster, PA (September 27, 2018) — FORTUNE recognized Wesley Enhanced Living, a non-profit organization that operates six continuing care retirement communities across the Philadelphia region, as one of the Best Workplaces in Aging Services” nationally. Wesley Enhanced Living is the only Pennsylvania-based aging services provider to have made the FORTUNE list. FORTUNE ranked Wesley Enhanced Living 11 out of 40 providers in the nation in its inaugural list. FORTUNE determined the rankings of each organization based on several criteria including company culture and employee experiences. “We are humbled to be included in the inaugural FORTUNE ‘Best Workplaces in Aging Services’ list,” said Jeff Petty, president and chief executive officer of Wesley Enhanced Living. “We are deeply appreciative of our employees, who collectively make this organization the wonderful place it is to work.” The FORTUNE “Best Workplaces in Aging Services” is based on survey answers that Wesley Enhanced Living employees provided earlier this year. Great Place to Work®, the research and consulting firm that creates many of the “Great Workplaces” lists that are published in FORTUNE each year, commissioned the survey. Wesley Enhanced Living employee survey results showed:
  • 96% of respondents felt pride in the organization.
  • 94% of respondents felt Wesley Enhanced Living has a great atmosphere.
  • 90% of respondents felt their work had special meaning.
“Our teams go above and beyond the call of duty to enhance the lives of our residents,” said Petty. “Their dedication in making a difference every day for our residents is represented in this recognition.” For information about employment opportunities at Wesley Enhanced Living, visit, www.WEL.org.     ### About the Best Workplaces for Aging Services Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses from more than 76,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit Greatplacetowork.com. About Great Place to Work Great Place to Work® is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies produce better business results by focusing on workplace culture. Powered by more than 30 years of research, Emprising®, its SaaS-enabled survey and analytics platform, gives companies access to the assessments, data, and reporting needed to build a high-trust, high-performance culture. About Great Place to Work Institute® Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists. Follow Great Place to Work online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US. About Wesley Enhanced Living (WEL) The non-profit Wesley Enhanced Living (WEL) continuing care communities have a dedicated mission to deliver a purpose-filled life to residents. Serving over 1,450 residents with more than 1,100 employees throughout Pennsylvania, the Wesley Enhanced Living communities located in Bucks, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties provide various combinations of independent living, personal care services, memory care, and rehabilitation and skilled nursing services. WEL also manages affordable senior housing facilities in Northeast Philadelphia. From FORTUNE, September 27, 2018 © 2018 Time Inc. Used under license. FORTUNE and Time Inc. are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Wesley Enhanced Living.

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Bill and Mary Ellen., Ballroom Dancing

Name: Bill and Mary Ellen Age: 92 and 86 WEL Wish: Ballroom Dancing Having danced with their partners in both of their first marriages, Bill and Mary Ellen wished to dance with each other! WEL Wish facilitators helped organize ballroom dance classes for Bill and Mary Ellen which lead up to a final Waltz performance accompanied by professional violinist, Claudia Pellegrini. The couple showed off their new dance talents to fellow residents at Wesley Enhanced Living! [widgetkit id="267"]

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