Merrill Gardens at Gilroy

7600 Isabella Way Gilroy CA 95020

866-465-5993

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Overview of Merrill Gardens at Gilroy conveniently located in Gilroy, California

At Merrill Gardens at Gilroy, we offer a variety of community features. Cats and dogs are allowed in resident rooms. Our location conveniently offers resident parking. Our purpose-built community provides the aid of specialized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the individual needs of its occupants.

Dining Amenities

All meals are provided to residents. 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. 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 meal services such as low/no sodium options and low/no sugar options.

On-Site Activities

We 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 activities director. Included in our exercise program are stretching classes, chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, low-impact fitness activities such as water aerobics, 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. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. 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. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Residents may engage in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being. Residents can also join our current events club, gardening club, bible study, or walking club for social and physical stimulation. Our community activities cycle includes trivia nights, dances and "Senior Proms", 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 Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds includes an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, and walking paths that are accessible to seniors with a variety of physical capabilities.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. At our community we have our own bar where residents gather, socialize, and enjoy tasty libations. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a computer room, a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties, a movie room, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, and a bistro.

Languages Spoken at Merrill Gardens at Gilroy

Spanish speaking staff members are present at our community.

Location Amenities at Merrill Gardens at Gilroy

Living Options and Amenities

We 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 who would enjoy living with a roommate, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor rooms are available. 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. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

Featured Services at Merrill Gardens at Gilroy

Transportation

Our community provides complimentary transportation services.

Personal Services

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 devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Medical Care Services

Our staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with any time-sensitive needs that may arise. 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. We are not licensed by the state to offer medication dispensing services, however, residents are supported in their self-medication efforts as much as possible. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. Additionally, we offer sensory-based programming (like Snoezelen therapy) that creates relaxing and stimulating spaces for residents coping with anxiety or agitation. 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 (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. 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 highlights at Merrill Gardens at Gilroy

Community Certifications

We accept residents from the age of 60 and above.

Local Emergency Services

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood.Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.

Pricing at Merrill Gardens at Gilroy

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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Semi-Private
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*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 Gilroy

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(11) A Place For Mom
(9) SeniorAdvisor.com
  • Was very pleased with the tour of Merrill Gardens. It’s very nicely decorated with plenty of activities for the residents. Love the anytime... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Was very pleased with the tour of Merrill Gardens. It’s very nicely decorated with plenty of activities for the residents. Love the anytime dining

  • I'm right at home

    I looked at several wonderful communities before choosing Merrill Gardens I felt right at home when I walked in and they let me visit 2 full... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    I'm right at home

    I looked at several wonderful communities before choosing Merrill Gardens I felt right at home when I walked in and they let me visit 2 full days to see if it was a good fit for me. They have a weekly town hall meetings to listen to our... more

  • go somewhere else

    They forget to give my mother-in-law her meds/not on time & this costs extra. Things we buy her disappear, Several incompetent caregivers... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    go somewhere else

    They forget to give my mother-in-law her meds/not on time & this costs extra. Things we buy her disappear, Several incompetent caregivers (although Maria is really sweet & helpful). Several employees are very difficult to understand. One... more

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    • Merrill Gardens at Gilroy Amenities

      • Devotional Services Onsite
      • Indoor Common Areas
      • Devotional Services Offsite
      • Activities Onsite
      • Meals Provided
      • Outdoor Common Areas

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