Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen

1420 Curci Drive San Jose CA 95126

866-465-5993

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At Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen, we have a multitude of community features. Frequent off-site experiences and outings are very popular with our occupants. Cats and dogs are welcome in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. Free resident parking is available at our location. Our purpose-built community has the aid of individualized care; every facet of the community is designed to cater to the individual needs of its occupants. All meals are provided to occupants. It's our joy to accommodate visiting visitors, meals included. Dining options include 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. We offer meal services such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options. We have specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical abilities. Included in our exercise curriculum are stretching classes, Tai Chi™ classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact, and chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations. We love to organize holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. We offer Dakim BrainFitness™, a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Our community offers a healthy living program ensuring cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports™ 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 participate in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being. Our community activities include 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 are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement opportunities for residents. Our community grounds is comprised of an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, walking paths that are accessible to seniors with a variety of physical capabilities, and an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours. Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or just to relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a movie room, a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, a billiards lounge for residents who want to try their hand at cue sports, a bistro, and a computer room. The building design comes together with its airy, bright atrium space. Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. Staff members who speak Spanish, French, Russian, German, and Italian are employed by the community.

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. Ground floor units are available. To accommodate our residents, our community has WanderGuard capability, and 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 wheelchair accessible showers are available.

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community. We provide residents access to transportation services at a reasonable cost. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. We offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. 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. Pet care is offered for our residents' beloved pets. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. 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 delivered by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and entertainment, we employ a full-time activities director. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. Our community staff includes registered nurses. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. The facility offers 2-person assisted transfers, providing aid with sitting-to-standing, standing-to-sitting, etc. 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 caregivers receive specialized training in all applicable fields. 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. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. Grocery shopping services are available as needed. On-site hospice care is provided. Our community offers respite care - a short-term stay at a senior living community - perfect for those recovering from a hospital visit, the interim during which a caregiver takes an extended vacation, or simply to experience a senior living trial period. This community provides ADL assistance, insulin injections, and medication administration. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Staff members are versed in the usage of the Hoyer Lift for total transfers. 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. 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.

The building was constructed in 2009. We accept residents from the age of 60 and above. Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond. The neighborhood offers several churches, shopping centers, and beautiful parks close by. Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.

Pricing at Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen

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 Willow Glen

  • Expensive and out of our price range.

  • Located is perfect for shopping

    Mom is doing fine since moving here. She seems to be well adjusted however I would like her to be doing more of the activities than what she is currently doing. The community has a piano that the residents...

  • Mom is really happy!!

    I have no complaints about the care that my loved one has received at this community. The staff have all been wonderful to her and have accommodated her needs to the best of there ability. She has had no issues...

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Community Details at Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen

  • Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen Amenities

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

Senior Housing Types Provided at Merrill Gardens at Willow Glen

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