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Wesley Enhanced Living Upper Moreland senior residents raise over $11,000 to support local students

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Wesley Enhanced Living Upper Moreland senior residents
raise over $11,000 to support local students

This year marks over $100,000 fundraised through scholarship program and awarded to student employees at the senior living community

Warminster, Pa. (August 19, 2020) – Through fundraising efforts over the past year, $11,000 in scholarship money was generously provided by senior residents of Wesley Enhanced Living Upper Moreland to financially support the dreams of local students pursuing higher education.  

Through this ServeWEL scholarship program, 11 dining employees at WEL Upper Moreland will be awarded $1,000 scholarships to put toward their college education.

“Our employees make such a positive and lasting impact on the beloved residents. Our WEL communities wouldn’t be the same without these young, dedicated team members,” stated Lisa Haino, Director of Marketing Communications and Special Events at Wesley Enhanced Living. “The ServeWEL scholarship program shows our gratitude and appreciation for these hard-working and outstanding high school juniors and seniors who support our residents and other staff members.”

In 2006, the senior residents of WEL Upper Moreland established the ServeWEL scholarship program, an effort dedicated to providing scholarships to support student employees of the senior living community. Each year, residents plan fundraising projects and events to collect donations from other residents, residents’ families and WEL staff members. Now in its 14th year, the ServeWEL program has awarded over $100,000 in scholarship money. 

“Each of these employees has shown their dedication to enhancing the lives of seniors. We hope that these scholarships serve as a reminder to them that the residents and staff of WEL Upper Moreland are supporting them from afar as they pursue their dreams,” said Haino.

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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 1,200 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. Wesley Enhanced Living has been named as a Best Workplace in Aging Services in 2018 and 2019, as well as a Great Place to Work® in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

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Wesley Enhanced Living To Restart Informational Tours for Montgomery County Residents – with Added Safety Protections

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Wesley Enhanced Living To Restart Informational Tours for Montgomery County Residents – with Added Safety Protections

Warminster, Pa. (July 9, 2020) – Through July, Wesley Enhanced Living (WEL) communities are beginning to once again offer informational open house sessions for local seniors and families interested in exploring the benefits of a senior living community. And these tours will align with CDC recommended safety protocols.

“Now more than ever, we recognize the need to protect the residents in our care while welcoming new members to our community,” says Shelley Ballet, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales. “Even during these challenging times, we take great pride in doing everything we can to promote wellness – both physically, emotionally and spiritually – among our residents and staff.”

Amenities at the WEL Upper Moreland senior living community in Montgomery County have been recently updated to better serve and accommodate senior residents.

At WEL Upper Moreland, the recent renovations consist of:

  • new lobby with expanded seating;
  • addition of a Bistro and Pub restaurant, offering tavern-style options;
  • development of a movie theater, featuring comfortable seating and wide-screen projection, as well as a fireplace lounge for resident use;
  • creation of a TV lounge with expanded seating;
  • updated main dining room; and
  • renovated gift shop, library and chapel.

If you or a loved one is interested in learning more about living at a WEL community, please call (215) 220-9885 (WEL Upper Moreland) to reserve your spot for an open house. *No walk-in appointments will be accepted.*

WEL Upper Moreland Open House Dates:

  • Wednesday, July 22: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 29: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

These tours will be modified to protect the health of current residents, and will include temperature checks, social distancing and the use of appropriate PPE.

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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 1,200 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. Wesley Enhanced Living has been named as a Best Workplace in Aging Services in 2018 and 2019, as well as a Great Place to Work® in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

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Wesley Enhanced Living To Restart Informational Tours for Delaware County Residents – with Added Safety Protections

CONTACT:     Colleen Scott

                        AKCG – Public Relations Counselors

                        856-242-9200

                        Colleen@AKCGfirm.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wesley Enhanced Living To Restart Informational Tours for Delaware County Residents – with Added Safety Protections

Warminster, Pa. (July 9, 2020) – Through July, Wesley Enhanced Living (WEL) communities are beginning to once again offer informational open house sessions for local seniors and families interested in exploring the benefits of a senior living community. And these tours will align with CDC recommended safety protocols.

“Now more than ever, we recognize the need to protect the residents in our care while welcoming new members to our community,” says Shelley Ballet, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales. “Even during these challenging times, we take great pride in doing everything we can to promote wellness – both physically, emotionally and spiritually – among our residents and staff.”

Amenities at the WEL Main Line community in Delaware County have been recently updated to better serve and accommodate senior residents.

At WEL Main Line, renovations have improved infrastructure in various areas throughout the community, including:

  • updated grand entrance;
  • addition of a pub area with new menu options;
  • redesigned dining and living rooms; and
  • improved Personal Care and Skilled Nursing area.

If you or a loved one is interested in learning more about living at a WEL community, please call (610) 615-8353 (WEL Main Line) to reserve your spot for an open house. *No walk-in appointments will be accepted.*

WEL Main Line Open House Dates:

  • Wednesday, July 15: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 22: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 29: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

These tours will be modified to protect the health of current residents, and will include temperature checks, social distancing and the use of appropriate PPE.

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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 1,200 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. Wesley Enhanced Living has been named as a Best Workplace in Aging Services in 2018 and 2019, as well as a Great Place to Work® in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

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Wesley Enhanced Living Wishes Over 25 Graduating Employees “WEL”

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Wesley Enhanced Living Wishes Over 25 Graduating Employees “WEL”

Warminster, PA (June 18, 2020) – Across its six senior living communities in Pennsylvania, Wesley Enhanced Living (WEL) is celebrating over 25 employees as they graduate from their respective high schools or colleges this year.

The WEL employee team is made of a diverse group of individuals, each bringing different backgrounds, ideas and insights that are dedicated to WEL’s mission of making a compelling difference in the lives of senior residents through providing excellence and innovation in aging services. 

“We are so proud of our employees, especially those graduating and beginning the next chapter in their lives,” explained Pat Lamoreux, Vice President of Human Potential for Wesley Enhanced Living. “This year’s Class of 2020, has successfully navigated both historic and unique challenging situations that we could never have imagined. This group has been resilient, overcoming obstacles that previous graduates have never experienced, while remaining committed to providing excellent services to the residents of Wesley Enhanced Living (WEL). We certainly hope to see many of them continue a career in senior living, contributing once again to the advancement of the industry.”

The interaction and the bonding between the student employees and the senior residents is extraordinary at WEL’s communities in Bucks, Delaware, and Montgomery and Philadelphia counties. Together both residents and employees are engaged, continue to learn from one another and connect to what matters to them.

“To our wonderful employees who are graduating, from the entire WEL family, we thank you for your exceptional service to our residents. Your hard work, dedication and strength has helped to make each WEL community a better place, and for that, we are so grateful,” said Lamoreux.

If you or a loved one is interested in learning more about career opportunities at Wesley Enhanced Living, please visit www.welcareers.org.

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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 1,200 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. Wesley Enhanced Living has been named as a Best Workplace in Aging Services in 2018 and 2019, as well as a Great Place to Work® in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

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Wesley Enhanced Living Certified as a Great Place to Work® For Third Year in a Row

CONTACT:     Colleen Scott

                        AKCG – Public Relations Counselors

                        856-242-9200

                        Colleen@AKCGfirm.com          

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Wesley Enhanced Living Certified as a Great Place to Work® For Third Year in a Row

Warminster, PA (March 4, 2020) – Great Place to Work Institute has honored Wesley Enhanced Living with certification as a Great Place to Work. The certification process considered results from more than 1,000 employee surveys from seven Wesley Enhanced Living locations throughout Bucks, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.

Great Place to Work is nationally recognized independent arbiter of the best places to work in the country, showcasing outstanding workplace cultures and environments. The independent research and consulting firm evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job, including employee pride in the organization’s community impact.

“Earning this recognition for the third year in a row is special,” said Jeff Petty, president and chief executive officer of Wesley Enhanced Living. “Our team is composed of a strong and diverse group of individuals who push forward our mission of making a positive, compelling difference each day. Being recognized as a Great Place to Work highlights the extraordinary efforts of our staff.”

This marks the third consecutive year Wesley Enhanced Living has earned the Great Place to Work certification. Additionally, Wesley Enhanced Living was recently named as a 2019 Best Workplace in Aging Services by Great Place to Work and ranked by FORTUNE magazine as the sixth best place to work in the country in the Senior Housing and Care category amongst large employers.

“We applaud Wesley Enhanced Living for seeking certification and releasing its employees’ feedback,” said Dr. Jacquelyn Kung, of Great Place to Work’s senior care affiliate Activated Insights. “These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own employees’ trust and create a great workplace for high performance.”

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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 1,200 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. Wesley Enhanced Living has been named as a Best Workplace in Aging Services in 2018 and 2019, as well as a Great Place to Work® in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small & Medium Companies, industries and, internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture consulting services, Great Place to Work helps clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention and stock performance.

Learn more at Greatplacetowork.com and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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