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  • Pella Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Pella Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Vriendschap residents traveled downtown to participate in the annual Pella Tree Lighting Ceremony and Tour of Stores. Thanks to the Pella Chamber of Commerce that saved us a great spot right up front and we had a great view for all the festivities. A great time was had by all and a great event to […]

  • Intergenerational Art Program: Fall is a Success

    Intergenerational Art Program: Fall is a Success

    Residents joined with younger family members and local homeschool families for the second installment of the Vriendschap’s Intergenerational Art Program: Seasons. We started the program in September. Every other month we meet and paint a scene of the season on a canvas. September was Say Goodbye to Summer. This month is Having Fun in Fall. Each participant painted […]

  • Covenant Reformed Church Joins us for Hymn Sing

    Covenant Reformed Church Joins us for Hymn Sing

    Members of the Pella Covenant Reformed Church visited us last week and held a hymn sing with our residents. There were many favorite hymns sung, lots of harmonies made and socializing with cookies afterward.

  • Daytrip to Dutchman’s Store in Cantril

    Daytrip to Dutchman’s Store in Cantril

    Vriendschap Village residents and staff traveled to the Dutchman’s Store in Cantril to pick up some special items before the holiday season. We also stopped for lunch in Drakesville.

  • Veterans Day Celebration

    Veterans Day Celebration

    Vriendschap Village hosted a Veterans Day celebration. We honored our 20 in-house veterans as well as friends and family that served or are currently serving in the military. We also invited area veterans and many joined us. We then had a cookie reception for all and a special lunch for Vriendschap Veterans their spouses and […]

Upcoming Events

november, 2017

21novResident Volunteer Day(All Day: tuesday)
22novChair Yoga9:00 am - 9:30 am CST 2602 Fifield Road, Pella, Iowa 50219

december, 2017

2decFriday Night Movie6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST 2602 Fifield Road, Pella, Iowa 50219
4decWii Bowling2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST 2602 Fifield Road ,Pella, Iowa 50219

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Intergenerational Art Program: Fall is a Success

Residents joined with younger family members and local homeschool families for the second installment of the Vriendschap’s Intergenerational Art Program: Seasons. We started the program in September. Every other month we meet and paint a scene of the season on a canvas. September was Say Goodbye to Summer. This month is Having Fun in Fall. Each participant painted […]

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Covenant Reformed Church Joins us for Hymn Sing

Members of the Pella Covenant Reformed Church visited us last week and held a hymn sing with our residents. There were many favorite hymns sung, lots of harmonies made and socializing with cookies afterward.

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Veterans Day Celebration

Vriendschap Village hosted a Veterans Day celebration. We honored our 20 in-house veterans as well as friends and family that served or are currently serving in the military. We also invited area veterans and many joined us. We then had a cookie reception for all and a special lunch for Vriendschap Veterans their spouses and […]

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Pella Tree Lighting Ceremony

Vriendschap residents traveled downtown to participate in the annual Pella Tree Lighting Ceremony and Tour of Stores. Thanks to the Pella Chamber of Commerce that saved us a great spot right up front and we had a great view for all the festivities. A great time was had by all and a great event to […]

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Daytrip to Dutchman’s Store in Cantril

Vriendschap Village residents and staff traveled to the Dutchman’s Store in Cantril to pick up some special items before the holiday season. We also stopped for lunch in Drakesville.

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Lunch Outing to Bubba Q’s

Vriendschap Village residents traveled to Bos Landen to Bubba Q’s restaurant for a lunch outing today. It was very delicious!

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Veterans Day Celebration

Vriendschap Village hosted a Veterans Day celebration. We honored our 20 in-house veterans as well as friends and family that served or are currently serving in the military. We also invited area veterans and many joined us. We then had a cookie reception for all and a special lunch for Vriendschap Veterans their spouses and […]

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Lunch Outing at Scooter’s and Drive to See Windmills

Residents enjoyed a country ride to see new windmills near New Sharon and then had a lunch at Scooter’s… delicious!

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Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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Meet The Author – Elizabeth Lonseth

Vriendschap Village was honored to welcome author Elizabeth Lonseth as she talked about the personal journey through memory loss in her book, The Dangers of Denial: Embracing the Challenges of Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Residents, family members, caregivers and the Pella public had an opportunity to get the book and learn how better recognize, care for […]

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Beef Stroganoff

Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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2017 Professional Roundtable Series

We’re pleased to announce our 2017 Professional Roundtable Series dates. Additional details will be provided as we get closer to the event date, but please mark your calendars now. Our Professional Roundtable Series is designed to provide professionals in the health care industry an opportunity to network and learn more about new trends and topics in the […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Convenient Location & Welcoming Staff

This community was a good choice for us. The location is convenient for us to get too so we can visit. My mom likes being here she has settled into her apartment very nicely she has enough space so that she is comfortable. The other residents and staff are very welcoming and friendly. Everything seems […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Good Care and Value

We are very happy with this community. The staff is very caring and attentive. The community is clean and maintained. They have a nice variety of good meals that are very appealing. The calendar has a lot of activities. We would recommend the community for the good care and value to others families.

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Caring.com Review – Spacious Apartments

We really liked Vriendschap Village, and it’s a newer facility. It’s in very nice shape, so it’s pretty nice. My mother-in-law liked it. The rooms are nice, and the living room is pretty big and had one fairly large bedroom and a nice-sized, eat-in kitchen where you could have a little table; my mother-in-law really […]

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Resident Birthday and Anniversary Party

Vriendschap Village held it’s August Resident Birthday and Anniversary Party on Wednesday. Residents were treated to birthday cake with ice cream and refreshments. We had some great entertainment by Don Joy and Melanie Lynn who specialize in country western duets. Thank you to all who attended and helped with the party!

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American Gothic House and Museum Outing

Residents and staff traveled to Eldon, Iowa to visit the American Gothic House and Museum. There they learned about Grant Wood, the artist and more about the famous painting. The also bought items from the gift shop to remember the trip by. It was a great trip and wonderful memories were made.

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Pella Christian High School Spring Choral Concert

Several residents and staff enjoyed some great music at the Pella Christian High School Spring Choral Ensembles Concert. Thanks for sharing your talent with us and everyone in attendance.

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