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

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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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Wesley Enhanced Living Upper Moreland Celebrates Milestone

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Wesley Enhanced Living Upper Moreland Celebrates Milestone

Hatboro senior living community highlights new offerings for Montgomery County seniors from the $3M investment

Warminster, Pa. (January 27, 2020) – Wesley Enhanced Living (WEL) Upper Moreland is celebrating the completion of a six-month renovation project, bringing new and updated amenities to seniors in Montgomery County.

“This is a very exciting time at Wesley Enhanced Living,” exclaimed Maureen Casey, Executive Director of both WEL Upper Moreland and WEL Burholme communities. “Our team is thrilled to offer and collaborate in a space that better accommodates and supports resident engagement.”

WEL Upper Moreland consists of 200 apartments and cottages in a total of 184,000-square-feet. Renovations included:

  • an updated lobby area and main dining room;
  • addition of a Bistro and Pub restaurant;
  • development of a movie theater and fireplace lounge;
  • creation of a TV lounge with expanded seating;
  • as well as a renovated gift shop, library and chapel.

On Tuesday, January 21, Wesley Enhanced Livingstaff hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the $3 million investment in updates throughout the community. The ceremony was attended by residents, friends and family of those at the senior living community in Hatboro.

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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 1,100 residents with more than 1,200 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 a Great Place to Work®, as well as a Best Workplace in Aging Services™ in both 2018 and 2019 by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

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Bucks County Resident Has a Car-Crushing 93rd Birthday Celebration at Diggerland XL

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Bucks County Resident Has a Car-Crushing 93rd Birthday Celebration
at Diggerland XL

Wesley Enhanced Living Doylestown residents operated heavy machinery at the N.J. construction-themed park

Doylestown, Pa. (September 11, 2019) – To start his 93rd year with a smash, Doylestown resident, Bill Buehler had the opportunity of a lifetime – to crush a car with an excavator at the Diggerland XL Experience At Diggerland USA, a construction-themed adventure park in West Berlin, N.J.

After owning a locally-based construction company before retiring, Bill has been itching to do one thing – operate construction equipment. When the staff at Wesley Enhanced Living Doylestown– the senior living community where he resides – heard Bill’s dream of taking a walk down memory lane, they partnered with Diggerland USA to make his 93rd birthday celebration sweet.

A group of some of his closest friends, including one of his fellow residents at Wesley Enhanced Living Doylestown, spent time at the park on Tuesday, Sept. 10. As guest of honor, Bill operated a giant excavator to completely crush a vinyl-wrapped car read “Happy 93rd Birthday Bill!”

It’s safe to say Bill had a birthday celebration that he will never forget.

Diggerland XL is open year-round and offers adults the opportunity to operate unrestricted, full-size construction equipment with 1 on 1 instruction by heavy machinery foremen. To learn more about Diggerland XL, please visit www.DiggerlandXL.com. Diggerland USA is America’s Only Construction Adventure Park offering families the opportunity to drive, ride, and operate real construction machinery in a theme park setting.

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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 1,100 residents with more than 1,200 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 a Great Place to Work®, as well as a Best Workplace in Aging Services™ in both 2018 and 2019 by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

About Diggerland XL

Diggerland XL is located within the Diggerland USA Construction Adventure Park. Diggerland USA is a construction themed adventure park where children and their families drive, ride, and operate heavy machinery in a safe family-friendly environment. Diggerland USA opened to the public on June 14th, 2014. Diggerland is the most unique amusement experience in the world, located in West Berlin, NJ.

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Wesley Enhanced Living Invests $10 Million in Updating its Bucks and Montgomery County Senior Living Communities

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Wesley Enhanced Living Invests $10 Million in Updating its Bucks and Montgomery County Senior Living Communities

A combined $10 million renovation project will bring new and refreshed dining and living amenities to seniors

Warminster, Pa. (September 9, 2019) – Wesley Enhanced Living (WEL) will devote $10 million to renovate, refresh and update its WEL Doylestown and WEL Upper Moreland communities, serving seniors in Bucks and Montgomery counties.

“This investment will modernize amenities at our Bucks County and Montgomery County communities. With this investment being completely resident-focused, we’re updating furniture in lobby and lounge settings, adding on-site restaurants, recreational areas and so much more,” explained President and Chief Executive Officer of Wesley Enhanced Living, Jeff Petty. “With these up-to-date offerings, we are confident we will better serve, support and accommodate our residents – providing top-notch service while enhancing their quality of life.”

Slated to begin in late September, construction at WEL Doylestownis expected to be completed in March 2020. The 22,100-square-foot community currently includes 216 apartments. The estimated six-month project at WEL Doylestown will include the following renovations:

  • addition of an upscale restaurant, providing an outdoor eating option;
  • new indoor main street Bistro and Pub food lounge;
  • brand new lobby and refreshed Welcome Center to better accommodate residents and guests;
  • expanded and renovated auditorium area for resident recreation;
  • completely renovated lounges and community spaces, featuring new furnishings; and
  • spacious apartment homes with choice of finishes.

Currently underway, renovations at WEL Upper Moreland are expected to be completed by year’s end. The Montgomery County senior living community includes a combined total of 200 apartments and cottages in a total of 184,000-square-feet. Construction at WEL Upper Moreland includes the following updates:

  • 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.

All Wesley Enhanced Living communities provide accommodations for various senior living options, including Independent Living, Personal Care and Skilled Nursing.

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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 1,100 residents with more than 1,200 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 a Great Place to Work®, as well as a Best Workplace in Aging Services™ in both 2018 and 2019 by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

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Wesley Enhanced Living Recognized as a 2019 Best Workplace for Aging Services™ by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE

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Wesley Enhanced Living Recognized as a 2019 Best Workplace for Aging Services™ by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE

The “Best” list showcases the best culture and employee engagement among the nation’s non-profit organizations

Warminster, PA (August 23, 2019) — Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have named Wesley Enhanced Living as one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Aging Services in the nation. Wesley Enhanced Living is a non-profit organization operating six continuing care retirement communities across the Greater Philadelphia Region. Wesley Enhanced Living is the only Pennsylvania-based aging services provider to have made the FORTUNE list in the Senior Housing and Care – Large category.

Wesley Enhanced Living earned the sixth spot out of twenty providers ranked in the Senior Housing and Care – Large category across the country.

After analyzing and evaluating employee surveys, Great Place to Work and FORTUNE ranked each organization based on employee experience feedback related to levels of trust, respect and fairness within the organization.

“We are so proud of our team for earning the recognition," said Jeff Petty, president and chief executive officer of Wesley Enhanced Living. “Each day, our employees strive to create a positive environment at each of our communities – making a positive impact on not only the lives of our residents, but also each other.”

Wesley Enhanced Living employee results showed:

  • 93% of respondents felt good about Wesley Enhanced Living’s contributions to the community.
  • 92% of respondents felt like they make a difference at Wesley Enhanced Living.
  • 90% of respondents felt their work had special meaning.

“Receiving this honor inspires our collective team to continue to improve and excel well into the future,” said Petty. “We are dedicated to continuing to provide excellence and innovation in aging services to enhance the lives of our residents.”

Wesley Enhanced Living was also named a Best Workplace for Aging Services in 2018.

For information about employment opportunities at Wesley Enhanced Living, visit, www.WEL.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 1,100 residents with more than 1,200 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 a Great Place to Work® in 2018 and 2019.

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 representing more than 223,000 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 the global authority on workplace culture and Activated Insights (activatedinsights.com) is their senior care division. They help organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. They recognize Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies and the Best Workplaces™ in the US. Learn more at greatplacetowork.com and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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