Merrill Gardens at The University

5300 24th Avenue Northeast Seattle WA 98105

866-465-5993

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Summary of Merrill Gardens at The University located in Seattle, Washington

At Merrill Gardens at The University, we have an assortment of community amenities. Residents can take part in regularly scheduled off-site adventures and outings. Animals such as dogs and cats are allowed in private quarters. Our location is located near accessible public transportation. We have free wi-fi. Free resident parking is available at our location.

Dining Amenities

We provide occupants with meals throughout the day. It's our delight to entertain visiting company, 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.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 choices such as vegetarian food and a variety of international cuisines.

On-Site Activities

We have specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical health. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time director of activities. Included in our exercise curriculum are chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, stretching classes, and ForeverFit(add TM)-based exercise program. 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. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Our community offers a healthy living program ensuring cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Our inter-generational programs offer many benefits for both children and seniors, emphasizing the joys of human connectivity and propagating longer and happier lives for our residents.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. Our community activities cycle includes 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 Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds offers raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor 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 game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties, a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, and a movie room. At our community we have our own bar where residents gather, socialize, and enjoy tasty libations.

Languages Spoken at Merrill Gardens at The University

Staff members who speak Spanish, French, German, American Sign Language, and Chinese are employed by the community.

Location Amenities at Merrill Gardens at The University

Living Options and Amenities

We 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. Free wi-fi is provided to 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. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

Premium Services at Merrill Gardens at The University

Transportation

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community. We provide residents access to 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 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 Services

We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic and Jewish 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 Options

Pet care is offered for our residents' beloved pets.

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. 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. In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is 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. 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 offer on-site home care to our residents to guarantee all healthcare needs are met. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. Our residents may schedule reminders for medication and care activities. On-site hospice care is provided. This community provides ADL assistance and medication administration. Our weight limit for assisted lifts and single-person transfers is 60 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.

Find your home at Merrill Gardens at The University

Community Certifications

Our community is licensed for 45 residents. The building was constructed in 2009, and most recently renovated in 2009. We accept residents from the age of 62 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. 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 The University

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 The University

  • I toured this facility while looking for a place for my Mother-In-Law. The atmosphere of this community seemed lively and intellectually stimulating. A lot of the residents here are retired teachers or professors....

  • A POSITIVE REPORT

    everyone friendly, food is good, cleaning people friendly do a good job & much more. Too soon to say much more.

  • A memorable visit to Merrill Gardens at the University

    We were extremely pleased over our visit to Merrill Gardens at the University. You folks earn a five-star rating from Edie and Jim [removed]. We're not yet residents, but we are very much comforted to...

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Community Details at Merrill Gardens at The University

  • Merrill Gardens at The University Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at Merrill Gardens at The University

  • Assisted Living
  • Independent Living
  • Memory Care
  • Nursing Home
  • Care Homes
  • Home Care
  • Senior Apartments