Make Living at Wesley Palms Part of Your New Year’s Resolution | Senior Living in San Diego

Discover a fresh start in 2024 at Wesley Palms, a vibrant senior living community atop Mt. Soledad in San Diego’s Pacific Beach. Choose from independent living, assisted living, or our exceptional memory care neighborhood, Summer House. With main tower apartments and charming Patio Homes scattered across our 40-acre property, we offer the best in California senior living. Join us for a vibrant journey at Wesley Palms!

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Simple Steps You Can Take to Prevent Falls

September 22, national Falls Prevention Awareness Day, focuses attention on the leading cause ofinjury-related emergency department visits. As a leading provider of senior housing, Front Porchunderstands that falls can be prevented and shares simple steps you can take to decrease falls risks. Falls affect us all. The risk of falling increases with age. Falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults. If you slip, trip or fall, it could change your life. You could break a bone, take a …

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Residents Discover their ‘Sense of Place’ at Front Porch Communities

In academic circles, "sense of place" refers to the subjective and emotional attachment people have to a particular geographic location, shaped by their personal experiences and cultural associations. Drawing on this definition, Front Porch developed the Sense of Place program: a six-part series that allows new and established residents to explore together how they experience their community and to share what they value and want to keep - and what they want to change. Senior Director for Res…

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Seven Compelling Reasons Why You Should Make the Move to Wesley Palms Today

You hear it all of the time … you should wait until you need assistance with life’s daily activities to make a move to a senior living community. But in reality, moving while you are as active and independent as possible offers you the most opportunities to enjoy community life. Here are seven reasons why making the move to Wesley Palms now is the right choice. Free Yourself from the Burdens and Expenses of Home Ownership From rakin…

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Wesley Palms Celebrates 60 Years as the Jewel of Pacific Beach

A message from Executive Director Ben Geske Happy anniversary Wesley Palms! I think of Wesley Palms as the jewel of Pacific Beach. Tucked on the hillside of iconic Mt. Soledad overlooking Mission Bay and the Pacific, our main building, complete with signature chevron contour and classic midcentury modern architecture, has stood as a beacon for 60 years, predating the surrounding residential neighborhood. Wesley Palms grew out of a vision that charted a new course in senior living. Unti…

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Meet the Furry, Scaly and Feathered Friends of ‘Wesley Paws’

"Hi, my name is Mazel. Mazel means luck and I am a very lucky dog to be living at Wesley Palms. I am able to walk with the human who I live with three times a day throughout the lovely grounds at Wesley Palms. We have a newly renovated dog park that we visit often. My human enjoys looking up at the trees, birds and butterflies, while I am inspecting and sniffing each blade of grass. We often meet friends along our walk and we enjoy socializing with them. They like to pet me and I love it! At ho…

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Flutter By: I’m Happy to Be Part of Our Communities’ Efforts to Save the Monarch Butterfly

Amazing residents live at every Front Porch community. But let me tell you about a particular group of resident gardeners who believe that getting dirt under their fingernails and planting milkweed seeds - the monarch caterpillar’s only source of sustenance - is the best way to save the endangered butterflies.  This group inspired the "Front Porch Monarch Butterfly Collaborative" project. When I brought all our monarch butterfly enthusiasts together, I was in for a treat! I…

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Coming Out and Coming Alive in the Fight for Social Justice

As the daughter of a famous World War II submariner and later admiral, for Wesley Palms resident Beth Coye the Navy was a powerful career draw. She joined up in the 1960s--a time when opportunities for women in uniform were limited. "I graduated top of my class in an otherwise all male postgraduate program, but was denied my top assignment choices," Beth said. Rather than letting her experience discourage her, however, Beth chose to focus on championing women's rights. "I always come bac…

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Demystifying Resident Contracts

For people who are considering moving to a community, many of the benefits are obvious: a beautiful location, friendly neighbors, great amenities, and supportive staff. But moving to a senior community is a big decision, and one that can raise many questions - especially when it comes to signing a contract or resident agreement. The resident agreement may seem imposing at first, but it also holds the answers to many questions prospective residents may have, such as: What's included and n…

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Wesley Palms Resident Ed Dick Highlights His Road to the Show

Former Yankee farm hand didn't make it to The Bronx but appreciates the journey Players call it "The Show," the big stage that is Major League Baseball. The journey is often long, lonely and uncertain. Players must navigate a route that often begins in childhood, continues through school and into their mid-20s. While the ultimate goal is the big leagues, in reality very few actually make it. Disappointing? Perhaps. However, for some players like Wesley Palms resident Ed Dick the journey, not…

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