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Located in a charming tree-lined neighborhood, The Palmer Hills retirement community in Bettendorf, IA, offers a relaxing senior living experience just minutes from the city’s top sites. Less than a mile away, you’ll find a shopping center where you can grab a cone from Whitey’s Ice Cream or admire the whimsical home décor for sale at Wallace's Garden Center.
When grandkids visit, they'll love the hands-on exhibits at The Family Museum, just three minutes away from the independent living community. Across the street, the Bettendorf Public Library hosts regular book clubs as well as events like Trax From the Stax, a music program designed to turn attendees on to new artists and genres. When you need a break from the hustle and bustle, it’s only two miles to Middle Park, where you can enjoy a refreshing walk around the lagoon.
Palmer Hills is an award-winning, independent senior living community. Awards include the 2020 Great Place to Work certification, the 2019 Great Place to Work certification, and the 2018 Great Place to Work certification.More + Less -
Keeping Our Community Healthy
Palmer Hills operates with extensive protocols that mitigate the spreading of COVID-19 and transparently shares the number of active resident cases, updated weekdays by 11 A.M. Eastern Standard Time. Click here for more information on our prevention and response measures.
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If you'd like to speak with us about joining our senior living community, please use this form. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will respond promptly. You can even schedule a personalized virtual tour. We're here 7 days a week and offer visits to suit your schedule.
Moving to a new home can be challenging, but you’ll find familiar comforts and discover new favorites at Palmer Hills and in the surrounding Bettendorf area. With so many entertainment options and transportation services, residents at Palmer Hills enjoy a lifestyle that’s anything but boring.
Floor Plans & Room Planner
Palmer Hills features inviting floor plans designed to maximize resident access and everyday comfort in your new home. Use this convenient guide to choose from the many available room sizes and layouts, then use our room planning tool to help arrange the furniture in your new home.
Community Amenities and Services
- Activity Room
- Barber/Beauty Salon
- Billiard Lounge
- Community Fireplace
- Community Grounds
- Computer Room with Internet Access
- Fitness Equipment
- Garage Parking
- Gated Underground Parking
- Large Screen TV Lounge
- Laundry Facilities
- Locked Mailboxes
- Lounge Area
- Patio Area
- Pets Welcome
- Private Dining Room
- Resident Kitchen
- Smoke Alarm and Sprinkler System
- Walking Paths
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Renters Liability Insurance Program
- Safety Rails
- Basic Cable TV
- Carpet and Window Treatments
- Full Kitchen in Units
- Individually Controlled Heating and Air Conditioning
- Kitchenette in Units
- Patio or Balcony
- Telephone Hookups
- Walk-in Tub
- Wheelchair Accessible Units
Services Included with Monthly Rent
- Common Area WiFi
- Complimentary Scheduled Transportation
- Three Chef Prepared Meals Daily
- Lively Mobile Plus Personal Emergency Response Device
- Weekly Housekeeping
- Exclusive Travel and Stay Program
- Full Calendar of Enriching Activities
- Light Linen Service
- Most Utilities Included
What are your interests?
Beauty Care Needs Met On-Site
The convenience of Palmer Hills' on-site beauty salon and barber means all you have to do is walk in to get your hair and nails done. Of course, appointments are available.
There's a message therapist who comes in every Friday, which is very popular with the residents.
Fitness Right at Home
Palmer Hills residents enjoy a variety of health and fitness activities, from weekly group exercise classes to anytime access to on-site fitness equipment.
One day a week in the spring, summer, and fall, a group walks around the beautiful grounds of the community. You'll also find residents exercising in the lobby daily, doing chair exercises.
Let Us Serve You
Enjoy restaurant-style dining served with courtesy and caring by our staff who know you. Chef-prepared meals are served every day in Palmer Hills dining room. Sit with friends or invite your family for a special occasion in our private dining room. Each meal is designed to meet the unique nutritional needs of community members.
The wonderful chef has been named, 2 time Chef of the Quarter. He meets with residents regularly to hear their feedback, and wants to know what they miss that they used to cook at home.
Make Memories Exploring the Surrounding Community
There’s so much to explore in the Bettendorf area and Palmer Hills makes sure that residents experience as much as possible. Regular outings to favorite restaurants, local events, and more introduce residents to all their neighborhood has to offer and connect them to the surrounding community.
There's a "Lunch Bunch" group that goes out to a different restaurant every other week. Good food with friends is always a fantastic idea.
Life is Never Boring
Palmer Hills' comprehensive calendar is packed with both recurring activities and special events. The variety of available activities is meant to enrich the whole person by stimulating physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, creative, social or vocational wellness.
If you have a green thumb, you'll love the community garden. It grows onions and tomatoes that the chef uses in the kitchen. The football fans get together for weekly tailgates to watch the Iowa football games.
Pets Make Life Better
Furry friends are welcomed as residents at Palmer Hills. We understand how important the companionship and bond that seniors share with their pets. We’re delighted to have cats, dogs, birds, and even bunnies as part of our community.
Four times a year, therapy animals come to visit the community which everyone loves. And all the residents, and resident dogs know to go to the office to get a treat!
Stay Connected With Technology and WiFi
Palmer Hills is equipped with WiFi access to help you stay connected throughout common areas. You can use a community desktop computer to stay up to date or connect your personal devices to the WiFi.
Periodically, the Bettendorf Public Library offers free computer classes for adults who want to develop basic or advanced online skills. In Davenport, you can attend sessions of the Senior Technology Clinic at the Center for Active Seniors, which offers many life enhancement programs for older adults.
Tech Tuesday is a chance for residents to ask questions, and learn how to use new devices.
Travel and Adventure Is Available
The exclusive Travel & Stay program offers residents exciting opportunities to travel around the country, with free stays of up to seven days at any of Holiday Retirement’s more than 260 communities. Three chef-prepared meals are included with each trip. Visit all 43 states or just choose a favorite new location or two.
Lend a Helping Hand
Many residents find a sense of fulfillment in donating their time and skills to a cause close to their hearts.
Residents at Palmer Hills do a yearly fundraiser. Last year they raised $6,000 for Cancer research, and this year they're almost up to $10,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project. The fundraisers are completely run and operated by our community only. Many local businesses come in and do outreach and training with our residents.
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