Merrill Gardens at Burien
15020 5th Ave SW Burien WA 98166
Overview of Merrill Gardens at Burien in Burien, WashingtonAt Merrill Gardens at Burien, we have an assortment of community amenities. Residents can take part in frequent off-site adventures and outings. Dogs and cats are permitted in private quarters. Our location is conveniently located nearby public transit. Free wi-fi is offered to all our residents. Our location conveniently offers resident parking.
Dining OptionsWe provide residents with meals throughout the day. We love to accommodate visiting guests, meals provided. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service.Food service is available to residents at any time, day or night. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified meal options such as low/no sodium options and low/no sugar options.
On-Site ActivitiesWe have specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical well-being. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time director of activities. The exercise program includes stretching classes and chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Our community offers a healthy living program ensuring cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. 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. We offer inter-generational programs that have many benefits for both children and seniors - that emphasize the joys of human connectivity and propagate longer and happier. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Residents may engage in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club, book club, bridge club, or card/pinochle club. Our community activities include trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and dances and "Senior Proms". 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 in mind. Our community grounds includes raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, a gorgeous butterfly garden for residents' enjoyment, and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are quiet and a nice 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. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, a movie room, a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, a bistro, and a computer room.
Languages Spoken at Merrill Gardens at BurienSpanish speaking staff members are present at our community.
Community Attributes at Merrill Gardens at Burien
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents who would enjoy living with 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. We have free wi-fi for all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has WanderGuard capability, and 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 units featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.
Available Services at Merrill Gardens at Burien
TransportationWe provide complimentary transportation services at our community.
Personal ServicesWe 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 on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well.
Religious ServicesWe offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic 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 offered for our residents' beloved pets.
Medical Care ServicesOur staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with any time-sensitive needs that may arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. This facility is not licensed by the state to offer medication dispensing services, however, residents are supported in their self-medication efforts as much as possible. Our caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. Our residents may schedule reminders for medication and care activities. This community provides ADL assistance and medication administration. Our weight limit for assisted lifts and single-person transfers is 50 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.
Find your home at Merrill Gardens at Burien
Community CertificationsOur community is licensed for 90 residents. The building was constructed in 2016, and last renovated in 2016. Our community is home to residents age 55 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.
Pricing at Merrill Gardens at Burien
*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.
Reviews of Merrill Gardens at Burien
- Corporation is nice and the staff is friendly
I toured this facility while looking for a place for my loved one. I feel like this is a good corporation and the building itself was nice. The person who gave me the tour was friendly and knowledgeable. Even...
- Brand new and very clean
This place was brand new when I took a tour. They offer independent living, assisted living, and memory care. It seemed to be a pretty active place. When I toured, there were people in the lobby reading and...
- Great, New Community
Merrill Gardens has been very positive so far for my father. The place is brand new, only 6 or 7 months old, and they work very hard to keep up the new appearance. The grounds and the inside are kept very tidy....
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