• "The Co-op makes real sense because you have little or no worries about safety, security, maintenance, etc. I’ve visited other Village Cooperatives and was delighted to find that the residents love their new homes. I really don’t know what more a person could ask for with this lifestyle."

    Bob of Cedar Rapids

  • "I’m looking forward to the no-maintenance lifestyle and fellowship with neighbors. My family is very supportive of my decision to move and you can’t beat the financial benefits of the Village Cooperative!"

    Denna of Sioux City

  • "Each home is just like living in a house but without the work and maintenance; and yet has everything a person could want. The best thing is we are coming back home and the project is long overdue for Clinton."

    Frank and Jan of Clinton

  • "I nearly walked away from Villages, but with the help of my realtor and Penny Shedek, I am reassured that I won't move twice and that I can relax about this."

    Les of Cedar Rapids

  • "In 2009, John and I got the most devastating news any couple could get. John was diagnosed with Myelodisplastic Disease, for which there is no cure. He was given about 3 years to live. We started thinking about what I would do when he was gone. When we heard about Village Cooperative we decided to investigate further. What we learned convinced me that this would be a good option for me. I signed up and this proved to be all I had hoped for, except that John was not able to join me – he died on July 6th, 2012. I could not have made a better decision. The friendships I have made and the camaraderie we co-op members have is just what I needed. I also love the fact that it will be a very secure home with many wonderful amenities."

    Donna of Cedar Rapids

  • "The idea of being able to leave home whenever we want without the worry and hassle of arranging a care-taker is a big draw. The maintenance-free living feature takes the worry out of the day to day maintenance our house requires. The additional features of an exercise room, community and club room are things we will use regularly. Our kids see the benefits we’ll enjoy and they will not miss the burden of taking care of our property when we’re gone."

    Rick and Connie of Sioux City

  • "Secure living, close to shopping and banking, heated garage with car wash – a brand new home with great amenities and we’re saving money with a better lifestyle. What more could you ask for?"

    Perry and Linda of Sioux City

  • "My children are so excited for me to live in a secure community.  I will enjoy getting to know my new neighbors.  My house is getting to be a lot of work and to go across the icy street for my mail is scary.  I can hardly wait."

    Beverly of Marshalltown

  • "We liked the fact that we won’t have to invest all our money into the Cooperative, leaving us more capital to work with other investments."

    George and Jean of Asbury

  • "The cost of the buy-in compared to purchasing a single family home or condo greatly interested us as our cost of living will be reduced. We look forward to losing lawn care, snow removal, and no stairs to climb when doing laundry."

    Robert and Martha of Cedar Falls

All testimonials

Senior Cooperative Living

Village Cooperative senior housing communities are designed for active seniors, 55+, who want an entirely maintenance-free lifestyle with all the financial benefits of home ownership. In a Village Cooperative, you can enjoy a connection with your neighbors at one of our community activities or an afternoon with the grandchildren in your own home. Live here while you work or enjoy it as your retirement community – the hassle-free living lets you take the vacations you want without the worry of upkeep back home!

As a member of your senior cooperative, you will be able to sit back and enjoy life as you deserve. The lawn care, landscaping, snow removal, building upkeep, and more are all cared for. This gives you and your friends more time to enjoy each other and the time with family.

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