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  • Santa Visits The Gardens

    Santa Visits The Gardens

    Vintage Hills residents and families enjoyed a Christmas lunch along with an appearance by Santa Claus. Most were surprised when he entered the room with his, “HO, HO, HO!”  Santa gave a treat to each resident before leaving. Continuing the fun here at Vintage Hills! Stay tuned for more photos!

  • December Activity Fun

    December Activity Fun

    We have had a busy December so far here at Vintage Hills. Several groups have blessed us with holiday music. In addition to music, we had a special art program and a holiday collection program. Our friends from the Ackworth Garden Club decorated all the dining tables with fresh greenery. And the month isn’t over!

  • Showcase of Talent

    Showcase of Talent

    We’re thrilled to introduce our 2018 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. This calendar reminds us that our communities are collective creations of friendly, caring individuals who are generous with their time and talents. Whether expressing their individual creativity through paint, clay, yarn, stone or an outstretched hand, they […]

  • Doll Collection Program

    Doll Collection Program

    Imagine a house full of dolls. Each one appropriately placed in order to enjoy their company each and every day. This is how Alice Gaumer prefers to place her doll collection. Each doll has a story. Alice graciously brought “a few” from her collection to Vintage Hills. Actually, her SUV was completely full! We greatly appreciated her sharing […]

  • Busy Times Lately at Vintage Hills

    Busy Times Lately at Vintage Hills

    There is never a dull moment here at Vintage Hills. As the weather turns cooler, we have enjoyed having people visit and bring programs to us. We enjoy the information they share with us. We enjoy participating with young folks as well as with others from retirement communities in our area.

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Santa Visits The Gardens

Vintage Hills residents and families enjoyed a Christmas lunch along with an appearance by Santa Claus. Most were surprised when he entered the room with his, “HO, HO, HO!”  Santa gave a treat to each resident before leaving. Continuing the fun here at Vintage Hills! Stay tuned for more photos!

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Festival of Trees

December Activity Fun

We have had a busy December so far here at Vintage Hills. Several groups have blessed us with holiday music. In addition to music, we had a special art program and a holiday collection program. Our friends from the Ackworth Garden Club decorated all the dining tables with fresh greenery. And the month isn’t over!

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Showcase of Talent

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2018 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. This calendar reminds us that our communities are collective creations of friendly, caring individuals who are generous with their time and talents. Whether expressing their individual creativity through paint, clay, yarn, stone or an outstretched hand, they […]

Read more about Showcase of Talent

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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Thrive Dining™ Tasting

Residents and family members were recently treated to a Thrive Dining™ experience hosted by the Vintage Hills of Indianola dining staff. Thrive Dining™ is a method of preparing delicious and nutritious protein packed meals that are served as bite size hors d’oeuvres intended to be eaten by hand. This enables the person to eat their […]

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Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

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Showcase of Talent

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2018 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. This calendar reminds us that our communities are collective creations of friendly, caring individuals who are generous with their time and talents. Whether expressing their individual creativity through paint, clay, yarn, stone or an outstretched hand, they […]

Read more about Showcase of Talent

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. […]

Read more about Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

chef-salad

Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

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Beautiful Fall Outing to Humeston and One Last Visit from Outside Scoop Ice Cream Shop

Vintage Hills and the Indianola Senior Center offered a combined trip to Humeston, Iowa. We enjoyed the beautiful fall day with lunch at the Grass Roots Café and shopping and browsing at Snyder’s Variety Store in Humeston as well as other shops in this small Iowa town. The Outside Scoop Ice Cream Shop brought ice cream to […]

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Fall Nature and Leaf Changing Trip

A few of our Assisted Living and Memory Care residents enjoyed a trip to see the changing leaf colors at Lake Ahquabi, our State Park, and a visit to the Warren County Conservation Boards, Annett Nature Center.

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Alice & Sonny Queen & King 2017

Log Cabin Day Parade Features Vintage Hills Royalty

Vintage Hills Queen Alice Mitchell and King Sonny Rochleau were escorted in the annual Log Cabin Days parade by Luann Smith. Alice and Sonny were elected by their peers during this years fair activities. They will represent Vintage Hills for the next year. Luann is the daughter of Lyle Core who was a resident at Vintage […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – We are pleased with Vintage Hills.

Mom and dad are doing well at this community. They seem to like it here. My parents like the food and they bring dad’s meals to the room. They do a good job with their laundry. They offer daily activities and the community is clean. There is a nurse that checks on them weekly and […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Staff Go Above and Beyond

When we first walked through the door, I knew this place was it! This place has an outdoor area with a garden, my friend loves mending it. The place is top of the line, beautiful and awesome. It is always spotless and the staff go over and beyond and keep my friend occupied. The food […]

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Caring.com Review – The staff was absolutely friendly.

We found a community for my father. It is called Vintage Hills of Indianola. I just thought it was great. My dad is going to be there in the fall. The staff was absolutely friendly. They were really kind. My dad said he wouldn’t move in without his dog, and at Vintage Hills, they were […]

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chef-salad

Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

Read more about Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™