Vintage Cooperatives

Vintage Cooperative of Ankeny, Information Meeting, Tuesday, July 18 at 2 pm and 6 pm

Jessica Davidson - Friday, July 07, 2017

Join us on Tuesday, July 18 at 2 pm or 6 pm at Vintage Cooperatives’ Conference Center (1631 SW Main St. Suite 201, Ankeny, 50023) for an Informational Meeting. Find out what all the buzz is about – another Vintage Cooperative is under construction in Ankeny and opening later this year! Learn why over 30 beautiful homes are already SOLD. Don’t delay – RSVP today at 515-279-3000.  ... Read More


Shona Schmall - Thursday, June 22, 2017

Join us on Thursday, July 13th at 2pm or 6pm for an Informational Meeting at Vintage Cooperative’s Information Center and Showroom (1631 SW Main St., Suite 201, Ankeny). Learn about the many benefits of the cooperative and living maintenance free! Please RSVP to Tyler at 515.279.3000 or tyler@vintagecooperatives.com.  ... Read More

Vintage Cooperative of Ankeny, Information Meeting and Part 2 of 2 educational topics, “ABC’s of Moving for Seniors”, Tuesday, March 21 at 10 am

Jessica Davidson - Monday, March 06, 2017

Join us on Tuesday, March 21 at 10 am at the Courtyard by Marriott in Ankeny (2405 SE Creekview Dr) for an Informational Meeting. Find out what all the buzz is about – another Vintage Cooperative is under construction in Ankeny! Also, learn about the “ABC’s of Moving for Seniors” with guest speaker and certified senior housing professional, Mary Eikenberry. Simplifying your life should leave you overjoyed, not overwhelmed. Purchase in March and receive $1,000 upgrade credit. D  ... Read More

Ankeny Groundbreaking & Mark Haverland's Remarks

Shona Schmall - Thursday, October 27, 2016

Did you make it to our groundbreaking at Ankeny? We know the community of Ankeny has absolutely loved our first co-op, and we are committed to providing affordable, independent living options for a growing senior population. Mark Haverland, a future Vintage Cooperative member, spoke at the groundbreaking and we are so honored by his kind words! “Twelve years ago, while I was the director of the Iowa Department of Elder Affairs, I heard about Ankeny’s plans for Prairie Trails. I was  ... Read More

How to teach your Grandchildren about money

Shona Schmall - Monday, October 10, 2016

As a grandparent, you may know what you want to teach your grandchildren about money, but you may be unsure about how to teach them. By far, the visual and experience-based methods are the best for young children – they might forget your words long before the memory of a special time with grandma or grandpa has faded from their minds. Here are some ideas for teaching your grandchildren about money: Take a trip to the grocery store A shopping trip with grandchildren can be a  ... Read More

Vintage Cooperative information meeting in Iowa City, Wednesday, October 26 at 2 and 6 pm

Shona Schmall - Monday, October 10, 2016

Join us Wednesday, October 26th for an Information Meeting at 2pm or 6pm at the University Club (1360 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA). Please RSVP to Heather at 319.354.3433 or Heather@VintageCooperatives.com. Then, on Friday, October 28th, stop in to the Coralville Office/Showroom located at 1303 5th St Ste 103 for Coffee & Conversation. This is a great time to see some of the many options available to customize your home & talk one on one with our Cooperative specialist  ... Read More

How to Be A Long-Distance Grandparent

Shona Schmall - Wednesday, August 03, 2016

If your family lives far away, there are endless ways to keep in touch. One important relationship to cultivate is the one grandparents have with their grandchildren. Here are 4 ways to keep in touch with your grandkids, whether they are 2 hours away or 20 hours away: 1. Skype/Google Hangout/Facetime. In other words, any video chat feature that you have on your smart phone or computer! This is especially good for younger grandchildren who may have trouble connecting with yo  ... Read More

How to Preserve Memories Before Moving

Shona Schmall - Tuesday, August 02, 2016

When you get ready to move, it’s important to preserve the memories you’ve made in your current home. This often makes the transition to a new home (and maybe even a new city) a bit easier because you know you’ve captured memories and brought them along with you. Although you likely have a long “to do” list before the big move, take some time to savor the memories in your current home, and capture them to bring along with you. Here are 3 tips to preserve memories before you m  ... Read More

Now That You’ve Moved In

Shona Schmall - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

It was one of the biggest steps you've made in long time. Deciding to join a senior living cooperative means you've changed your life dramatically and wonderfully. No more worries about maintenance and you have people nearby if you ever need them. So what should you do now that the boxes are starting to get unpacked and the bed is made? Here are a few tips to help you settle in: Make it your home. Don't worry too much about making your home look like the model you tou  ... Read More

Vintage Cooperative of Ankeny Information Meeting – Tuesday, June 14 at 10 am

Shona Schmall - Thursday, June 09, 2016

Join us on Tuesday June 14 at 10 am at the Courtyard by Marriott in Ankeny (2405 SE Creekview Dr) to learn what all the buzz is about – another Vintage Cooperative is coming to Ankeny! Please RSVP to Julie at 515.964.2900. We are currently taking reservations and are 85% reserved with construction to start later this year.   ... Read More