Senior Living

Senior living in Pella is some of the best around!  We make it easy for seniors to live and play in our community with a variety of health services and organizations to assist.

 

Housing

From independent living to assisted care, Pella offers a variety of comfortable and secure senior housing options.  Fair Haven West provides independent-living apartments for low-income senior residents.  Vriendschap Village offers both independent-living and assisted-living apartments. Hearthstone, a ministry of Wesley Life, is a Christian nonprofit organization that offers a variety of lifestyle and care options at The Cottages, Pella Manor, Fair Haven East, and Jefferson Place.

Fair Haven West: 641-620-9163
Hearthstone, a Ministry of Wesley Life: 641-628-1244
Includes Pella Manor, Fair Haven East, Jefferson Place, and The Cottages.
Vriendschap Village: 641- 628-8260

 

Health Services

Community Health Services of Marion County provides a wide range of services to promote healthful living, including Home Health Care Aides, Public Health Nurses, Nutrition Education, Immunization, Senior Health, Community Education/Screening and Case Management. Contact 641-828-2238 for details.

Pella Regional Health Center provides for the continuum of care for seniors depending on the degree of assistance needed with a person’s health care or activities of daily living. Skilled Care is available for short term care, with an experienced staff in caring for seniors who have complicated health concerns and require quality, compassionate care.

Pella Regional Health Center’s Home Health Care team of professionals includes Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Home Care Aides, and Rehabilitative Therapists that offer Skilled Nursing, Home Health Aides, Rehabilitation, Home IV Therapy and Home Phototherapy, Medical Social Workers, Respite, and other Home Health Care services. To contact Pella Regional Health Center’s Home Health, call 641-628-6638.

Senior Nutrition

Seniors looking for delicious meals and good company can enjoy congregate meals at 11:30am Monday-Friday at The Well Resource Center, 419 E Oskaloosa Street in Pella. Suggested donations per meal are $4. If mobility is difficult, seniors can also have meals delivered to their homes (suggested donation $4.25 per meal). For both congregate and delivered meals, please contact Marion County Nutrition Services 1 day in advance at 1-844-828-2173.

 

Transportation

The HIRTA bus may be used for transportation to the hospital, shopping, beauty shop, doctor’s office, and other places around town. Individuals wanting to take advantage of this service are encouraged to call one day in advance to schedule a time to be picked up and returned. Riders are asked to pay $2.00 for each one-way ride to help defray the operation costs.  Hours of operation can be found at www.hirtapublictransit.com/ or contact 1-877-686-0029 for details.

 

Miscellaneous Services

Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) is a free, confidential service that can help sort through confusing health insurance information.  SHIIP is run by Crossroads of Pella, a non-profit community-based human service agency which seeks to be the first call for help, information or referral services for residents of the Pella school district and surrounding area. Crossroads’ services are entirely free. They are located on the 3rd floor of the Pella Community Center and can be reached at 641-628-1212.