Fort Armstrong

1900 3rd Ave Rock Island IL 61201

866-465-5993

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Overview of Fort Armstrong in Rock Island, Illinois

At Fort Armstrong, we provide a myriad of community features. Regularly scheduled off-site experiences and outings are very popular with our residents. Animals such as dogs and cats are permitted in resident rooms. Our property is located near accessible public transportation. Our location conveniently offers resident parking and guest parking.

Dining Amenities

We provide occupants with meals throughout the day. Dining options include restaurant-style dining and private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental health with specially curated on-site activities. We offer different exercise programs such as stretching classes. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Residents may participate in recreational activities such as instructive community cooking classes. Our community activities cycle includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and frequent wine-tasting nights with a wide-spectrum of vintages and flavor palettes to sample and then compare notes on with friends and fellow residents. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds offers an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or to just relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, and a computer room.

Community Attributes at Fort Armstrong

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents seeking a roommate, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Ground floor units are available. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes so that residents can make their own food. Resident lodgings featuring wheelchair accessible showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

Featured Amenities at Fort Armstrong

Transportation

Our community provides complimentary transportation services.

Personal Services

We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered. We offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Medical Care Services

Our staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with any time-sensitive needs that may arise. All services are delivered by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our community staff includes registered nurses. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. On-site hospice care is provided. This community provides medication administration and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Our weight limit for assisted lifts and single-person transfers is 30 lbs. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours.

What to expect at Fort Armstrong

Community Certifications

Our community is licensed for 144 residents. The building was built in 1926, and last renovated in 2010. We accept residents from the age of 65 and above.

Local Emergency Services

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Local Area Amenities

There are beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors. Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.

Pricing at Fort Armstrong

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Reviews of Fort Armstrong

3.3 of 5 Average rating
8 Reviews
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  • A grave Disappointment

    My mother lived at Fort Armstrong for over 2 years. The women in the office are great sales people. Great company employees to ensure... more

    Review originally written on aplaceformom.com

    A grave Disappointment

    My mother lived at Fort Armstrong for over 2 years. The women in the office are great sales people. Great company employees to ensure their jobs are safe. There are wonderful people who work here--the gentleman who works at the front... more

  • Great options for care

    I toured this community for care and was happy with the staff. The community is very nice and they have a lot of different care options.... more

    Review originally written on aplaceformom.com

    Great options for care

    I toured this community for care and was happy with the staff. The community is very nice and they have a lot of different care options. They offer a healthy menu and a good list of activities. We would recommend this community for families... more

  • Things Are Starting To Settle Down

    Any sort of move for a person that has dementia can be overwhelming and traumatic well that was my mom. The overall move was a little... more

    Review originally written on aplaceformom.com

    Things Are Starting To Settle Down

    Any sort of move for a person that has dementia can be overwhelming and traumatic well that was my mom. The overall move was a little overwhelming for her but with some medication adjustments things are starting to settle down and she is... more

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Community Details at Fort Armstrong

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    • Fort Armstrong Amenities

      • Indoor Common Areas
      • Activities Onsite
      • Devotional Services Offsite
      • Meals Provided
      • Devotional Services Onsite
      • Beautician Onsite
      • Activities Offsite
      • Outdoor Common Areas

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Fort Armstrong

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