Independance Place Senior Living Cooperative in Willmar, Minnesota
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Independence Place is a COOP and a very special place to live. There is a sense of community because members are more than neighbors, they are friends. We provide independent living in Willmar, MN for seniors "62 and better" in a secure and comfortable environment. We enjoy senior living the way it should be.

Please contact me if you are interested in learning more about us or would like to join our waitlist. I look forward to meeting you! ~ Michelle Heil, Housing Director

Our History

Independence Place was built in 2002 by John TerWisscha of TerWisscha Construction Company. It was his inspiration to provide an affordable place for retirees. His vision gave rise to Independence Place Senior Cooperative Housing, a model of retirement living. We are managed by Realife Management, a company with great experience in cooperative living units.

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Why Choose Independence Place?

Independence Place is a special housing opportunity for seniors age 62 and better. We invite you to visit our place and discover for yourself why so many individuals and families have selected Independence Place to spend their retirement years.









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