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

December 2015 Activity Calendars

May your holiday season sparkle with moments of love, laughter and goodwill, and may the year ahead be full of contentment and joy. Have a Merry Christmas. From residents and staff at Vriendschap Village. » Click to view our Independent Living activities. » Click to view our Assisted Living activities. » Click to view our Memory Care […]

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Vriendschap Village Wins “Most Colorful” in the Pella Chamber Window Contest

This warm inviting scene was decorated by residents and staff for the Holiday Chamber Window Contest. Drive over and see the display in person and come in for coffee and cookies anytime! Wishing you a Happy Holiday Season from Vriendschap Village!

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Residents Enjoy Watermark University Scarf Making Class

With colder weather on its way, the timing of the Scarf Making class was perfect. These color scarfs will make great gifts or keep residents warm during the winter months.

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Out and About

Our Memory Care Road Trip

On October 15th, we went on a Road Trip around Pella with our Memory Care residents. They enjoyed seeing former resident’s houses and the cool breeze and the fall weather. Following our outing, we came back to the Village and had a picnic lunch.

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Our Trip to the Frisian Farm

On September 30th, Vrienschap Village residents rode in the new van to the Frisian Farm. It was very exciting to hear about the process of making cheese.

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Happy Thanksgiving from Vriendschap Village Dining Services

We are thankful for a loving community of residents, dedicated staff and food to nourish our bodies. Enjoy the Holiday!

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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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