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  • Up, Up and Away!

    Up, Up and Away!

    The National Hot Air Balloon Classic is currently being held just outside the city limits of Indianola. It is always a great time in and around the community each year. The Classic is a wonderful event for all ages. Even if a person has seen it for many years it is a spectacle every year. This year The […]

  • Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

    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. […]

  • Summer Bean Bag Baseball League

    Summer Bean Bag Baseball League

    The Vintage Hills Vikings participated in a D.M. metro Bean Bag Baseball League for six weeks. In preparation for the Bean Bag World Series, staff from Vintage Hills played with the residents. The league was fun and we all look forward to the next season!

  • Social Drumming

    Social Drumming

    Social Drumming is an interactive music making program designed to promote active engagement in themed celebrations. Recently, this program visited Vintage Hills. It quickly grabbed the attention of the residents. There was no wrong or right way to express your musical talents. It was a fun hour of making music together celebrating Summer!

  • Christmas in July

    Christmas in July

    Vintage Hills has been having a cocktail/mocktail gala once a month for residents, family and friends. This month the theme was Christmas in July.  Delicious seasonal drinks were served by associates Lisa White and Julie Slellenger. A fruit and cheese tray with a meat spread was served by the dining staff. Christmas music played in the background. A good group […]

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Summer Bean Bag Baseball League

The Vintage Hills Vikings participated in a D.M. metro Bean Bag Baseball League for six weeks. In preparation for the Bean Bag World Series, staff from Vintage Hills played with the residents. The league was fun and we all look forward to the next season!

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Social Drumming

Social Drumming is an interactive music making program designed to promote active engagement in themed celebrations. Recently, this program visited Vintage Hills. It quickly grabbed the attention of the residents. There was no wrong or right way to express your musical talents. It was a fun hour of making music together celebrating Summer!

Read more about Social Drumming

Phyllis L. & son Steve July cocktails

Christmas in July

Vintage Hills has been having a cocktail/mocktail gala once a month for residents, family and friends. This month the theme was Christmas in July.  Delicious seasonal drinks were served by associates Lisa White and Julie Slellenger. A fruit and cheese tray with a meat spread was served by the dining staff. Christmas music played in the background. A good group […]

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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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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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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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Veterans of World War II at a Memorial Day service.

Veterans offer life lessons in service, featured in Healthy Aging.

We are thrilled to announce that we have received outstanding national coverage for our Veterans Life Lessons initiative in the Healthy Aging Magazine, published on November 11th, 2016. To read the original article, please click here. Celebrating Our Veterans Around the U.S. Watermark Retirement Communities Shares Vet Words of Wisdom From practical, lifesaving advice, “You […]

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Up, Up and Away!

The National Hot Air Balloon Classic is currently being held just outside the city limits of Indianola. It is always a great time in and around the community each year. The Classic is a wonderful event for all ages. Even if a person has seen it for many years it is a spectacle every year. This year The […]

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Buxoton Park

Buxton Park Arboretum Outing

It was a beautiful day for an outing to the Buxton Park Arboretum. The park is located adjacent to the Simpson College campus. It is owned and maintained by a horticulturist and staff of the City of Indianola. It was established in 1909.

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A Botanical Paradise

A trip to the Botanical Center was like a walk in paradise! Residents enjoyed the many plant exhibits as well as the special event Glass Exhibit. The gift shop topped off the visit!!!!!

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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™