The Academy, A Merrill Gardens Community

1216 North Superior Street Spokane WA 99202


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The Academy, a Merrill Gardens Community, is a grand historic building in a garden setting next to Mission Park and close to downtown Spokane. The Academy offers retirement and assisted living with a multitude of services and amenities. Convenient Anytime Dining in a restaurant atmosphere means that you can plan your day the way you want it and not around scheduled mealtimes. Our Active Living program is designed to improve overall health and well-being through exercise and activities. Assisted Living offers care and assistance as needed under the supervision of a dedicated health care team.We also have a Connections Program. Everyone receives a private email account for free and an instructor to show them how to use the web and email friends and family. And our 60-day Guarantee means that you can try us out for 60 days and if you are not loving living at The Academy we will refund your money.

Respite care is another service we provide at The Academy. Whether is it is needed after a hospital stay or a service provided to help a caregiver get a break, a few days, a week or month long stays can be arranged.


  • Beautiful Community

    The Academy, A Merrill Gardens Community is a beautiful historic building situated in a park. The decor is just beautiful. The atmosphere is very warm and inviting. The staff is very friendly and caring and...

  • It was an older facility. Which wasn't a problem. We felt that it could not the complicated needs of our brother at this time.

  • Care and Distance for dad

    We toured this community for my father's care. We liked that the staff was kind and able to answer the questions we had on the care that is offered. The menu was appealing and the community was very positive....

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Community Details

  • Amenities

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

Housing Types Provided

  • Assisted Living
  • Independent Living
  • Memory Care
  • Nursing Home
  • Adult Day Services
  • Care Homes
  • Home Care
  • Respite Care
  • Senior Apartments