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The Academy, A Merrill Gardens Community

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1216 North Superior Street
Spokane, WA 99202

Facility License: 1625
Caretypes Provided: Assisted Living, Independent Living

Published Pricing

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About The Academy, A Merrill Gardens Community

The Academy, a Merrill Gardens Community, is a grand historic building in a garden setting next to Mission Park and close to downtown Spokane. The Academy offers retirement and assisted living with a multitude of services and amenities. Convenient Anytime Dining in a restaurant atmosphere means that you can plan your day the way you want it and not around scheduled mealtimes. Our Active Living program is designed to improve overall health and well-being through exercise and activities. Assisted Living offers care and assistance as needed under the supervision of a dedicated health care team.We also have a Connections Program. Everyone receives a private email account for free and an instructor to show them how to use the web and email friends and family. And our 60-day Guarantee means that you can try us out for 60 days and if you are not loving living at The Academy we will refund your money.

Respite care is another service we provide at The Academy. Whether is it is needed after a hospital stay or a service provided to help a caregiver get a break, a few days, a week or month long stays can be arranged.

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Community Details

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Amenities Available

  • Housekeeping provided
  • Arts and crafts center
  • Free cable satellite tv
  • Free high speed internet
  • Meeting room
  • Outside patio garden
  • Computer room
  • Barber Shop
  • Billiards lounge
  • Library
  • Free parking
  • Beauty Salon
  • Fireplaces in common areas
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor Common Areas
  • Devotional Services Onsite
  • Activities Onsite
  • Outdoor Common Areas
  • Beautician Onsite
  • Vegetarian
  • Meals Provided
  • Activities Offsite
  • Religious Services: Catholic
  • Religious Services: Other
  • Specialized Training for Caregivers
  • Walking Paths - outdoor


  • Full time activity director
  • On-Site RNs / LPNs
  • Medication care managers / Medication Technicians
  • ADL Assistance
  • Visiting Occupational Therapist
  • Visiting Physical Therapist
  • Visiting Speech Therapist
  • 24-Hour Awake Staff
  • Nurses on Staff
  • Massage therapy

Other Services

  • Hospice Available
  • Aging in Place
  • Full Tubs
  • Respite Offered
  • Wheelchair Accessible Showers
  • Professional chef
  • Special Diets: Low / No Sugar
  • Special Diets: Gluten-free
  • Special Diets: Low / No sodium
  • Room service
  • Anytime Dining
  • Private dining room
  • Restaurant style dining
  • Guest meals
  • Vegan options
  • Complimentary Transportation
  • Property Convenient to Busline
  • Resident Parking Available

Accepts Pets

  • Dogs
  • Cats

No Smoking

Pet Friendly Senior Living
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Community Reviews

A good Choice

reviewed on: 8/3/2016 by Yvonne Tavares

With the first visit to tour The Academy my mother and I found it to be inviting, and friendly. All staff was very welcoming. My mom found several things about the facility that she liked, the sm... more...

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