Merrill Gardens at Monterey

200 Iris Canyon Rd Monterey CA 93940

866-465-5993

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Summary of Merrill Gardens at Monterey located in Monterey, California

At Merrill Gardens at Monterey, we provide a host of community features. Residents can enjoy frequent off-site adventures and excursions. Pets such as dogs and cats are allowed in resident rooms. Our facility is located nearby public transit. Our location conveniently offers resident parking. Our purpose-built community offers the advantage of individualized care; every characteristic of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its residents.

Dining Options

All meals are provided to residents. It's our delight to accommodate visiting guests, meals included. Dining options are comprised of 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 alternatives such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental abilities with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time director of activities. The exercise program includes Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact, low-impact fitness activities such as water aerobics, and ForeverFit(add TM)-based exercise program. We love to organize holiday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Residents may participate in community service programs. 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. Residents may engage in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Our community activities cycle includes 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 Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds offers an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or to just relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a computer room, a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, a hot tub / swimming pool, a movie room, and a bistro. 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.

Community Attributes at Merrill Gardens at Monterey

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 seeking a roommate, studio units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor rooms are available. Our community has detached cottages 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 quarters featuring roll-in showers are available.

Premium Amenities at Merrill Gardens at Monterey

Transportation

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community. All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to handle 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 hair care and beauty treatments. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered. 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.

Pet Care Options

Pet care is offered for our residents' beloved pets.

Medical Care Services

Our 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 present 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. 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. 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 30 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.

What to expect at Merrill Gardens at Monterey

Community Certifications

Our property is licensed for 150 residents. The building was built in 2017. We accept residents from the age of 62 and above.

Local Emergency Assistance

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. 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 Monterey

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 Monterey

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  • Mom is happy here

    *Staff 5 *Cleanliness 5 *Activities 5 *Friendliness 5 *Food 5 Transition from home to Merrill Gardens was as smooth as one can expect... more

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    Mom is happy here

    *Staff 5 *Cleanliness 5 *Activities 5 *Friendliness 5 *Food 5 Transition from home to Merrill Gardens was as smooth as one can expect with someone with cognitive impairment. The staff was very helpful during the transition, and... more

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    • Merrill Gardens at Monterey Amenities

      • Activities Offsite
      • Outdoor Common Areas
      • Devotional Services Offsite
      • Activities Onsite
      • Devotional Services Onsite
      • Vegetarian
      • Indoor Common Areas
      • Beautician Onsite
      • Meals Provided
      • Swimming Pool / Hot Tub

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Merrill Gardens at Monterey

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