Merrill Gardens at Madison
121 Brookridge Drive Madison AL 35758
Overview of Merrill Gardens at Madison conveniently located in Madison, AlabamaAt Merrill Gardens at Madison, we provide a host of community amenities. Frequent off-site adventures and outings are very popular with our residents. Pets such as dogs and cats are welcome in resident quarters. Free wi-fi is offered to all our residents. Free resident parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community offers the benefit of individualized care; every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its residents.
Dining OptionsWe provide residents with meals throughout the day. We love to entertain visiting company, meals provided. Dining options cover restaurant-style dining and private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors. Whether you're hungry day or night, food service is available at any time. We offer specified meal alternatives such as vegetarian food.
On-Site ActivitiesResidents stay active with specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical abilities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and amusement, we employ a full-time director of activities. We offer different exercise programs such as stretching classes. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. 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 engage in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities roster includes trivia nights. 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 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 occupants or to just relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a bistro, a computer room, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a movie room, and a fully-stocked arts and crafts center. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected.
Location Characteristics at Merrill Gardens at Madison
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, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor quarters 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 so that residents can make their own food. Resident units featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. Our residents also enjoy free access to cable satellite TV.
Featured Amenities at Merrill Gardens at Madison
TransportationOur community provides complimentary transportation services. We provide residents access to 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 hair care and beauty treatments. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.
Religious ServicesWe offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic religious services are available, provided by a visiting chaplain. 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 at hand 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. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. We have registered nurses on our community staff. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. We have a Medical Director on staff who is responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. Our staff includes a nurse practitioner who serves as a medical director, responsible for assembling healthcare and medication management programs for residents. 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. 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. 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. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. 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 40 lbs. Services include incontinence care for bladder-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.
Find your home at Merrill Gardens at Madison
Community CertificationsThe building was constructed in 2015. 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 located in the surrounding neighborhood.
Pricing at Merrill Gardens at Madison
*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 Madison
I love this place!! The staff was very nice. [name removed] was the most helpful of anyone with whom I have spoken; she provided much information of which I had no clue.The activities schedule is packed with...
Bright, cheerful and beautifully decorated for Christmas. I did not see many residents, but I liked the layout. I also liked the fact that you can eat your meals any time of the day from 7:00 to 7:00. Location...
- Outstanding Care for mom
This is a great community and when we walked in we knew that my mom would receive great care. The staff is always caring and attentive to my mom's needs. The community is clean and a wonderful environment...
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