Merrill Gardens at Carolina Park
3501 Merrill Place Mount Pleasant SC 29466
Overview of Merrill Gardens at Carolina Park located in Mount Pleasant, South CarolinaAt Merrill Gardens at Carolina Park, we offer a myriad of community amenities. Frequent off-site adventures and day trips are very popular with our occupants. Pets such as dogs and cats are welcome in resident quarters. We have free wi-fi and high speed internet. Our location conveniently offers resident parking and guest parking. Our purpose-built community offers the aid of individualized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the individual needs of its occupants.
Dining AmenitiesAll meals are provided to occupants. We love to entertain visiting guests, meals provided. Dining options cover 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 vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.
On-Site ActivitiesResidents can exercise their physical and mental aptitude with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time activities director. Included in our exercise curriculum are stretching classes, chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, and Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Our community offers a healthy living program encompassing cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Residents may partake 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. Our community activities include trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and dances and "Senior Proms".
Outdoor Common AreasOutdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds is comprised of raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours and an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a bistro, a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties, a movie room, a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, and a billiards lounge for residents who want to try their hand at cue sports. At our community we have our own bar where residents gather, socialize, and enjoy tasty libations. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected.
Location Features at Merrill Gardens at Carolina Park
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 who would enjoy living with a roommate, studio units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Northern, Eastern, and Southern-exposure and ground floor units are available. We have free wi-fi for 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, providing residents with a space to prepare their own meals. Resident lodgings featuring roll-in showers are available. Our residents also enjoy free access to cable satellite TV.
Featured Services at Merrill Gardens at Carolina Park
TransportationWe provide complimentary transportation services at our community. All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost.
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. Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides both hair and beauty treatments. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.
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 delivered 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. 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. 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 always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. This community provides ADL assistance and medication administration. Our weight limit for assisted lifts and single-person transfers is 40 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. 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.
Community highlights at Merrill Gardens at Carolina Park
Community CertificationsThe building was constructed in 2018. We accept residents from the age of 65 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.
Pricing at Merrill Gardens at Carolina Park
*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.
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