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

October 2015 Newsletters & Activity Calendars

This time of year reminds us of the farmer that planted the seed. As he scattered the seed some fell on gravel which the birds ate; some fell between rocks quickly sprouting but with no roots, quickly withered. Some fell on good earth, and produced a harvest beyond his wildest dreams. Our residents are much like the […]

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Residents Enjoy the Hot Air Balloon Up Close

The residents enjoyed watching the Flying Dutchman inflate his balloon at Vriendschap Village during the Lake Red Rock Balloon Festival.

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Fall 2015 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 10 different classes with everything from Armchair Travelogue to Alaska to Pumpkin Pie 101 to Love of Nature and even How to Crochet, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these […]

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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 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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