Located near the Iowa border in an area often referred to as the Breadbasket of America, Moline is one of the quad cities in Rock Island County. It has a population of approximately 41,000 people, with 20% ages 65 and older. The city offers excellent health care, low crime and a low cost of living, which makes it a good choice for seniors looking to retire in the area. 

Assisted living communities were created for seniors who need help with daily care but prefer to live independently. They provide help with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, continence and mobility. Three assisted living communities are located within the city limits, with 14 more located nearby. These communities have an average cost of around $3,478 per month, which is lower than both the state and national averages.

This guide offers information for seniors retiring in Moline who are interested in long-term care. It provides detailed information on the different types of care and the costs of each, as well as a list of resources on the available programs and services in the area.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Moline, IL

Heritage Woods of Moline

5500 46th Avenue Drive, Moline, IL, 61265

Very clean building with welcoming staff and the residents all seem very engaged and happy.
Very clean building with welcoming staff and the residents all seem very engaged and happy.

Cedarhurst Assisted Living of Moline

900 43rd Avenue, Moline, IL, 61265

Cedarhurst Assisted Living of Moline is just down the road from a large medical center and shopping malls, with quick access to major roadways, making it a top consideration in Moline, Illinois. Resid … (read more)
Cedarhurst Assisted Living of Moline is just down the road from a large medical center and shopping malls, with quick access to major roadways, making it a top consideration in Moline, Illinois. Resid … (read more)

Bickford of Moline

3650 41st Street, Moline, IL, 61265

Bickford of Moline is located in a quiet area of Moline, Illinois, a short distance from the main street that offers a selection of shops, entertainment venues and restaurants. This facility offers pe … (read more)
Bickford of Moline is located in a quiet area of Moline, Illinois, a short distance from the main street that offers a selection of shops, entertainment venues and restaurants. This facility offers pe … (read more)

2016, 2017

Silvercrest Garner Retirement Community

1575 W 53rd Street, Davenport, IA, 52806

My friend is now in Silvercrest Garner Retirement Community. It’s very nice. They have nice sized apartments. In fact, they just updated everything. They have bright hallways. They hung up new artwork … (read more)
My friend is now in Silvercrest Garner Retirement Community. It’s very nice. They have nice sized apartments. In fact, they just updated everything. They have bright hallways. They hung up new artwork … (read more)

2019

Senior Star At Elmore Place

4504 Elmore Avenue, Davenport, IA, 52807

Senior Star at Elmore Place is located in a quiet, cozy area of Davenport, a short distance from Pheasant Creek, medical facilities and a selection of shops. The facility offers independent living, as … (read more)
Senior Star at Elmore Place is located in a quiet, cozy area of Davenport, a short distance from Pheasant Creek, medical facilities and a selection of shops. The facility offers independent living, as … (read more)

Park Vista Retirement Living – North Hill

1451 20th Ave, East Moline, IL, 61260

Park Vista Retirement Living – North Hill was very nice and very friendly. There were lots of things to do. The guy that does the tours was very nice. I have nothing bad to say about any of it as far … (read more)
Park Vista Retirement Living – North Hill was very nice and very friendly. There were lots of things to do. The guy that does the tours was very nice. I have nothing bad to say about any of it as far … (read more)

The Fountains Retirement Community

3726 Thunder Ridge Road, Bettendorf, IA, 52722

I had an in-person tour of The Fountains Retirement Community. The tour itself was very well organized. The tour leader understood exactly what we needed and answered all our questions. The facility w … (read more)
I had an in-person tour of The Fountains Retirement Community. The tour itself was very well organized. The tour leader understood exactly what we needed and answered all our questions. The facility w … (read more)

Quartet Senior Living

3150 Glenbrook Circle South, Bettendorf, IA, 52722


Avonlea Cottage #1/Quad Cities

2021 E. 1St St, Milan, IL, 61264

Avonlea Cottage is located in the Quad Cities suburb of Milan, IL, situated just south of Rock Island and Moline. Its location on First Street provides easy access to the shops and restaurants of Mila … (read more)
Avonlea Cottage is located in the Quad Cities suburb of Milan, IL, situated just south of Rock Island and Moline. Its location on First Street provides easy access to the shops and restaurants of Mila … (read more)

Grand Haven

201 East Franklin, Eldridge, IA, 52748

Grand Haven is situated in the community of Eldridge, Iowa, near to U.S. Route 61. This facility is close to Centennial and Sheridan Meadows Parks, as well as the local branch of the Scott County Libr … (read more)
Grand Haven is situated in the community of Eldridge, Iowa, near to U.S. Route 61. This facility is close to Centennial and Sheridan Meadows Parks, as well as the local branch of the Scott County Libr … (read more)

Fort Armstrong Senior Residence

1900 3Rd Ave, Rock Island, IL, 61201

Fort Armstrong Senior Residence in Rock Island, Iowa, is a favorite for residents and family members for its great food, full calendar of activities and hands-on staff. Residents enjoy singing, dancin … (read more)
Fort Armstrong Senior Residence in Rock Island, Iowa, is a favorite for residents and family members for its great food, full calendar of activities and hands-on staff. Residents enjoy singing, dancin … (read more)

New Perspective | Silvis

1900 10th St, Silvis, IL, 61282

New Perspective is located in the Quad Cities suburb of Silvis, Illinois, minutes away from TPC Deere Run golf course and Twin Oaks Shopping Center. Residents and loved ones describe the facility as h … (read more)
New Perspective is located in the Quad Cities suburb of Silvis, Illinois, minutes away from TPC Deere Run golf course and Twin Oaks Shopping Center. Residents and loved ones describe the facility as h … (read more)

Ridgecrest Village

4130 Northwest Blvd, Davenport, IA, 52806

Ridgecrest Village is located in the heart of Davenport, Iowa, sitting less than a mile from Kimberly Road. The facility is directly across the street from NorthPark Mall, giving residents easy shoppi … (read more)
Ridgecrest Village is located in the heart of Davenport, Iowa, sitting less than a mile from Kimberly Road. The facility is directly across the street from NorthPark Mall, giving residents easy shoppi … (read more)

Bickford of Davenport

4040 East 55th, Davenport, IA, 52807

Located between a shopping center and a residential community, Bickford of Davenport is an assisted living and memory care facility in Davenport, Iowa. Visitors often comment on the cleanliness, the f … (read more)
Located between a shopping center and a residential community, Bickford of Davenport is an assisted living and memory care facility in Davenport, Iowa. Visitors often comment on the cleanliness, the f … (read more)

Friendship Manor

1209 21st Ave, Rock Island, IL, 61201

I’ve been to Friendship Manor. They were very accommodating. They gave me a tour of most of the building and a couple of the units. It was a very nice facility. We basically figured out that my mother … (read more)
I’ve been to Friendship Manor. They were very accommodating. They gave me a tour of most of the building and a couple of the units. It was a very nice facility. We basically figured out that my mother … (read more)

Good Samaritan Society – Davenport

700 Waverly Road, Davenport, IA, 52804

Good Samaritan Society-Davenport is located in southwestern Davenport, Iowa, and sits adjacent to Schuetzen Park, offering residents ample opportunity to get active outdoors. The forests of the park s … (read more)
Good Samaritan Society-Davenport is located in southwestern Davenport, Iowa, and sits adjacent to Schuetzen Park, offering residents ample opportunity to get active outdoors. The forests of the park s … (read more)

Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House

2546 Tech Drive, , Bettendorf, IA, 52722


Petersen Commons

1607 W 12th St # 2205, Davenport, IA, 52804


What to Consider About Assisted Living in Moline

Assisted living communities in Illinois are regulated by the Illinois Department of Public Health. These communities are defined as single-occupancy private apartment units. Regulations apply to staffing, home and community-based services and health and safety.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Moline

  • Hospitals in Moline handle injury, illness and treatment for chronic conditions for seniors. Local hospitals include the Triad Medical Center, the Genesis Medical Center and UnityPoint Health.
  • Moline experiences mild summers with average highs of around 85 degrees F. The city gets approximately 204 sunny days per year, so active seniors can get out and explore the area. 
  • Seniors on a budget find Moline an affordable option for retirement. The cost of living is much lower than the national and state averages. The cost of utilities, housing and groceries are also much lower in Molina than in other parts of the country and state.
  • The air quality in Moline is better than the national average, based on the annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index. Seniors with respiratory illnesses may experience fewer breathing issues within the city.
  • Violent crime in Moline is 18.8 based on a scale of one to 100 with 100 being the highest. The national average is 22.7, which makes Moline safer for seniors than most cities. 

Paying for Assisted Living in Moline

According to Genworth’s 2020 Cost of Care Survey, assisted living in Moline costs around $3,478 per month. The average cost throughout the state of Illinois is approximately $4,575, and the national average is around $4,300 per month.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities 

Moline is one of the least expensive cities in Illinois for assisted living. Rockford is one of the more expensive cities at $5,113. Assisted living in the Chicago Area and Springfield cost around $4,950 and $4,860 respectively.

$3478

Moline

$4575

Illinois

$4300

The United States

$5113

Rockford

$4950

Chicago Area

$4860

Springfield

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care 

Different types of long-term care for seniors offer varying levels of care and price ranges. Homemaker services and home health aides allow older adults to age in place within their homes. In Moline these services cost around $4,385. Adult day health care, which provides care during the day, is the least expensive at $1,430. Nursing homes offer the most comprehensive level of care, providing around-the-clock supervision from professional staff members. A semiprivate room in a nursing home costs around $6,235, and a private room costs around $6,524.

$4385

Homemaker Services

$4385

Home health aide

$1430

Adult Day Health Care

$3478

Assisted Living Facility

$6235

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$6524

Nursing Home Facility (private room)

Note: Care cost data for Moline was not available, so data for the closest city, Davenport, IL, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Moline

Eligible senior residents of Moline, Illinois will find a number of state and federal assistance programs to help them with the cost of assisted living. These include Choices for Carethe Illinois Supportive Living Program and Supplemental Security Income Category G.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Illinois page.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Illinois

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page.

Free Assisted Living Resources in Moline

Moline seniors have access to a variety of programs and services from both public and private organizations. Many of these programs are available for free, while some are offered at low rates. 

Resource

Contact

Service

(309) 793-6800

The Western Illinois Agency on Aging helps support seniors with quality programs and services, resources and educational opportunities. Services include insurance counseling, computer labs, workshops, fitness and transportation.

(309) 797-0789

The Township Activity Center gives adults ages 55 and older a place to socialize, learn new things and take part in activities such as exercise classes, weekly card games, bingo, ping pong, luncheons, weight management and crafts. A large flat screen TV is available for movies and a library is on-site for those who love to read.

(309) 277-0167

Alternatives for You connects older adults with ombudsman, money management, adult protective services and care coordination programs.

(309) 788-6335

Project Now is a community action program that helps seniors help themselves. Services include emergency preparedness, congregate meals, transportation, information and assistance and activities.

(800) 252-8966

SHIP is the statewide health insurance counseling program that helps seniors make informed decisions about their insurance. The program provides information on prescription plans, costs and supplemental insurance.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Moline

Moline-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Illinois are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page for more information about these laws.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Illinois