Merrill Gardens at Auburn
18 1st St SE Auburn WA 98002
Summary of Merrill Gardens at Auburn in Auburn, WashingtonAt Merrill Gardens at Auburn, we have a variety of community amenities. Regularly scheduled off-site adventures and trips are very popular with our residents. Dogs and cats are welcome in resident rooms. Our facility is conveniently located near accessible public transit. We have free wi-fi and high speed internet. Free resident parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community has the support of individualized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the special needs of its occupants.
Dining AmenitiesWe provide residents with meals throughout the day. It's our joy to entertain visiting company, meals provided. Dining options include restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service. Whether you're hungry day or night, food service is available at any time. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining choices such as low/no sodium options and low/no sugar options.
On-Site ActivitiesResidents can exercise their physical and mental well-being with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time activities director. Included in our exercise program are chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations and stretching classes. We love to organize holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Our inter-generational programs offer many benefits for both children and seniors, emphasizing the joys of human connectivity and propagating longer and happier lives for our residents.Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Residents may participate in community service programs. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. Residents may engage in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being. Residents can also join our bridge club, book club, bible study, or cooking club. Our community activities cycle includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and frequent wine-tasting nights consisting of 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 AreasOutdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement for resident mobility. Our community grounds is comprised of raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or to just relax. At our community we have our own bar where residents gather, socialize, and enjoy tasty libations. Residents have access to our communal spaces including our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a movie room, a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties, and a billiards lounge for residents who want to try their hand at cue sports. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents.
Community Characteristics at Merrill Gardens at Auburn
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents seeking a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents seeking a roommate, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-exposure and ground floor quarters are available. Free wi-fi is available to all of our residents. 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 roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. Our residents also enjoy free access to cable satellite TV.
Available Services at Merrill Gardens at Auburn
TransportationWe provide complimentary transportation services at our community. We provide residents access to transportation services at a reasonable cost.
Personal ServicesIn our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. We offer grocery shopping services to eliminate the need for trips to the store.Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides both hair and beauty treatments. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.
Religious ServicesCatholic religious services are available. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.
Pet Care OptionsPet care is available for our residents' beloved pets.
Medical Care ServicesOur 24-hour awake staff is available to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. 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. We offer on-site home care to our residents to ensure all healthcare needs are accounted for. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as light therapy, which can have positive effects on dementia, seasonal depression, and sleep disorders. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. On-site hospice care is provided. This community provides ADL assistance, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. Our weight limit for assisted lifts and single-person transfers is 15 lbs. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed and receive support in living a healthy lifestyle, and that no one's needs are neglected. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. Restless residents may wander to cope with the anxiety caused by Alzheimer's disease and dementia - our facility features a locked and secured neighborhood to ensure the safety of all. Our facilities are secure and the staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors. We accept residents with behavioral issues - our staff is specially trained in de-escalating behavioral episodes and our facilities are fully equipped to handle any related occurrences that may arise.
Community information at Merrill Gardens at Auburn
Community CertificationsOur property is licensed for 0 residents. The building was built in 2016, and last renovated in 2016. We accept residents from the age of 62 and above.
Local Emergency ServicesLocal fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.
Local Area AmenitiesThere are shopping centers and 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 Merrill Gardens at Auburn
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