Vriendschap Village

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
  • Short-Term Stays

The Best Value in Pella Senior Living

Vriendschap Village, located in Pella, is a retirement community offering Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. Enjoy great dining in an elegant dining room, a fitness center with wellness programs, a woodworking shop and personal garden plots – all just 30 minutes by car from Des Moines Metropolitan Area. Choose from more than a dozen floor plans.

Life at Vriendschap Village


Watermark University Class: How to Make Egg Rolls

Today Chery (our Care Assistant) demonstrated how to make egg rolls! She brought copies of the recipe and provided one to all the residents. She also brought extra wraps and filling so the residents had the opportunity to wrap an egg roll themselves. The egg rolls were delicious!!

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The Flying Dutchman Visits Vriendschap Village

Residents enjoyed the 5th Annual Red Rock Lake Balloon Festival with breakfast and a talk from a balloon pilot.

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Thirst Quenching Lemonade in the Summer

August 2015 Activity Calendars

Summertime brings back many memories of fun times for the residents. You can find them on our patio shucking corn and playing games. Join us anytime for some cool lemonade on the patio.   » Click to view Independent Living Calendar. » Click to view Assisted Living Calendar. » Click to view Memory Care Calendar.

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Our Garden at Vriendschap Village is Growing!

Residents are proud of their garden and love to share the fruits of their labor with our chef who includes them in daily meals.

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Juanita Den Adel – Famous Dutch Letters

If you haven’t tried resident Juanita Den Adel’s Dutch Letters, you are missing out. She is our resident expert in the Dutch pastry department and often holds sessions where you can learn how to make these famous pastries. Dutch Letters are giant-size pastries in the form of the alphabet. The baked to perfection flaky pastry surrounds […]

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On Aging


Couple Offers Advice After 70 Years of Marriage

Elfrieda and Kermit DeHaai, residents of Vriendschap Village in Pella, IA had some interesting things to say about life and love when WHO-TV sat down with them yesterday. The following article was published on www.whotv.com on Thursday, February 12th, 2015. To view video of the interview with the residents and to read the full article, please click here. […]

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The DeHaai’s Love Story will be on WHO-TV at 5:00pm this week.

Residents of Vriendschap Village celebrate 70 years of marriage, Elfrieda and Kermit DeHaai, will be on WHO-TV to tell their love story!

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Celebrate Senior Citizens Day

Let us treat you on Senior Citizens Day with a delicious breakfast in our community.  Fresh Pancakes smoothered with maple syrup and savory bacon. ALL to celebrate YOU!  August 21 at 9:00 am at Vriendschap Village- 2602 Fifield Road, Pella, Iowa    

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