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67 Independent Living Facilities near Rock Island, IL

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If you’re looking for independent living in the Rock Island area, our local senior living advisors can help you each step of the way. From affordable independent living for seniors to luxury options, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of independent living in Rock Island. From there, we’ll show you the best independent living communities for your lifestyle, interests, and budget.

Discover unique independent living amenities, social activities, dining, and more independent living benefits. With 67 independent living facilities in Rock Island, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find your new, maintenance-free home.

We are also serving Independent Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Blackhawk, Southwest Rock Island, and Old Town Chicago. You may also consider nearby communities such as Aledo, Bettendorf or Camanche.

Independent Living Facilities near Rock Island, IL

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Fort Armstrong

1900 3rd Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201

3.3
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Fort Armstrong knows that making this decision can be difficult, which is why we do everything in our power to make that journey as simple as possible. The Fort Armstrong offers services and amenities comparable to other assisted living communities. We believe we go above and beyond the...

Senior Star at Elmore Place

4500 Elmore Ave, Davenport, IA 52807

4.5
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome to Senior Star at Elmore Place! Elmore Place is an independent living, assisted living, and memory care community in Davenport, Iowa. Located south of 53rd street off and west of Elmore Avenue, excellent shopping, entertainment and other destinations are just a short shuttle drive...

Palmer Hills

2617 Maplecrest Road, Bettendorf, IA 52722

4.3
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Palmer Hills provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Tucked away in a quiet suburb of Bettendorf, residents love the convenience of living in this charming and bustling community. You'll appreciate being just minutes from shopping, medical offices and numerous...

Addington Place Muscatine

3515 Diana Queen Dr, Muscatine, IA 52761

4.8
(16 reviews)

Semi-Private

At Sunnybrook at Muscatine, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will fulfill their needs and interests in the Muscatine area. Residents have many opportunities to...

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Heritage Woods of Moline

5500 46th Ave Drive, Moline, IL 61265

4.1
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Heritage Woods of Moline assisted lifestyle community is located in beautiful Moline, IL. This area is known for its natural beauty and a never ending list of things to do. The Riverside Park houses a number of outdoor activities to participate in. There is a water park and walking trails...

Cedarhurst Assisted Living of Moline

900 43rd Ave, Moline, IL 61265

4.6
(7 reviews)

Semi-Private

Cedarhurst Assisted Living of Moline provides truly person-directed care, taking the time to know and work with each resident as an individual and providing them with care that’s as unique as they are. In Assisted Living, our caring, compassionate staff, first-rate amenities, new community and...

Heritage Woods of Sterling

2205 Oak Grove Ave, Sterling, IL 61081

4.8
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Heritage Woods of Sterling is an assisted living community located in Sterling, IL. Situated along the north bank of the Rock River, Sterling is known for its scenic parks and fertile prairie soil. The city hosts a number of annual events, including the Mexican Fiesta Days, where participants...

Clover Ridge Place

205 Ehlers Ln, Maquoketa, IA 52060

5.0
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Clover Ridge Place is located in the small rural community of Maquoketa, Iowa. Our community is located on a hill that overlooks the beautiful city of Maquoketa with acres of Iowa timber directly behind us. Clover Ridge Place has been in operation since May 4, 2000. In 2009 we were named, 'Iowa...

Park Vista -North Hill

1451 20th Ave, East Moline, IL 61244

3.6
(5 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Park Vista Retirement Living offers both assisted and independent living options in 1 and 2 bedroom apartments as well as spacious villas.  nestled in 12 wooded acres, our residents enjoy a park-like setting that is inviting in all seasons.  Tastefully decorated, our community is a comfortable...

Brookstone of Aledo

405 SE 13th Avenue, Aledo, IL 61231

2.8
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

A gracious affordable assisted lifestyle community for the older adult. At Brookstone of Aledo, you'll enjoy friendly neighbors to share common life experiences and an active community full of choices. In the privacy of your own apartment which has been conveniently designed for senior living,...

Prairie Hills at Clinton

1701 13th Ave N, Clinton, IA 52732

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Prairie Hills in Clinton was established in 2006. Professionally Managed by Senior Housing Management, Prairie Hills rolls out the red carpet to our residents and guests. Prairie Hills specializes in dementia care and has a secure Memory Care Program that consists of 20 studio apartments. We are...

Park Vista Retirement Living

1810 Park Vista Drive, Camanche, IA 52730

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Suites of Bettendorf (Opening Fall 2021)

2550 Middle Rd, Ste 402, Bettendorf, IA 52722

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Legacy Pointe

1020 S Scott Blvd, Iowa City, IA 52240

4.6
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Legacy Community is a retirement community that is located in Iowa City, Iowa and opened in 2001. We have three different communities located on our campus Independent Living, Assisted Living, & Memory Care. The retirement home is a beautiful graceful building that is admired by many in the...

Friendship Manor

1209 21st Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Friendship Manor is the Illinois' Quad Cities only “Continuing Care Retirement Community.” Our warm, considerately designed, efficient campus is a safe haven where you can fully explore and celebrate your retirement years.The retirement community at Friendship Manor is a convenient and...

New Perspective Senior Living | Silvis

1900 10th Street, Silvis, IL 61282

3.7
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Offering: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory CareThe New Perspective senior living community in Silvis, IL serves seniors from Davenport and the Quad Cities area in Iowa. Creative interior design combines warm, friendly tones with the beauty and amenities of a fine hotel located in the...

Bickford of Iowa City

3500 Lower West Branch Rd., Iowa City, IA 52245

4.5
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her...

Bickford of Moline

3650 41st St., Moline, IL 61265

4.4
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her...

Bickford of Davenport

4040 East 55th Street, Davenport, IA 52806

4.4
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little – none met her needs and nothing...

Morningside of Sterling

2705 Avenue E., Sterling, IL 61081

4.8
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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Cost of independent living in Rock Island, IL

The average cost of senior living in Rock Island is $2,530 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Bettendorf, IA with an average of $1,957 per month.

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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Rock Island, Illinois

Independent Living

Many seniors may be physically and mentally able to live without assistance, but cost of owning a home and the maintenance of the property might deter them from an independent lifestyle. Independent Living Communities offer a solid solution to this situation. Seniors may use their free time as they desire while their meals are cooked by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are taken care of by staff, and social activities are scheduled and organized. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and backgrounds. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they choose. While policies differ between communities, numerous residences allow pets as well. If residents decide they would like to enlist the services of independent health care professionalls, they may always do so. There are an assortment of benefits and costs to balance while determining an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are covered in your care plan: parking, move-in fee, Waiting list deposit, wellness program, field trips, housekeeping, cable TV, and utilities. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include game/TV room, laundry service, community activities, private rental hall, healthcare center, restaurant-style dining hall, fitness center & swimming pool, and golf course.

Cost of Living

The community in which a care community is based could have a huge effect on the price of care. The total cost of living can be a motivating factor when deciding which care choice meets the needs of your loved one. The rent burden for Rock Island is around 15.5% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Rock Island is $99,996 and the median cost for rent is about $801 per month a month.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 51.8% are female and 48.2% are male. The median age of Rock Island is 37 years old. Of the population of Rock Island 7.7% have a graduate degree, 23.0% have a college degree, and 29.1% have a high-school diploma. In Rock Island, 8.3% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Rock Island is 1.8% other or not specified, 69.5% white, 4.4% mixed race, 3.5% Asian, 0.5% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 20.3% black, and 10.7% Hispanic. Rock Island has a population density of 872 people per square mile. The current population of Rock Island consists of 38,110 people. Out of the total population of Rock Island, 63.1% participate in the labor force, 7.0% are widowed, 19.8% live in poverty, and 7.3% do not have health insurance.

State Information

An overview of Illinois

Illinois is ranked 35th in quality of life and 22nd in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Illinois ranks 43rd in the nation. There are 199 hospitals and 383 health centers that service a population of 12,696,123. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Sherman Hospital, Sam Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Centralia, and And Midwestern Region Medical Center. The state of Illinois has a cost of living index of 95.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 94.2 and a housing index rating of 87.2.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 39% of Illinois residents voted Republican and 56% voted Democrat. The state of Illinois ranks 10th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. In Illinois, 34% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 12,453 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-20%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-7%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-2%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Illinois there are 518 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.02 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.33 inches of precipitation a month. Illinois experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 78%. On average, Illinois has an air quality index rating of around 37.7 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 54.5 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 10F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 91F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. While residents of Illinois mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Illinois can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in Illinois

The state of Illinois has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of black eyedSusan, blazing star, viola pedata, and bee balm. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the American black bear, the coyote, the eastern red bat, or the cougar. The state animal of Illinois is the white-tailed deer.

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Edgewater on Third, The Jackson Renaissance and Spring Village are the top rated independent living facilities near Rock Island, Illinois. See full list of communities.

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