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951 Rose Drive, Northport, AL 35476
Care provided: Assisted Living, Retirement Communities, Alzheimer's Memory Care
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  • Community Information

    Merrill Gardens At Northport is an assisted living facility in Northport, AL. Merrill Gardens At Northport offers activities at their location for residents. These activities generally allow residents to maintain healthy lifestyles by encouraging movement and socializing with their peers.

    Being able to chat with other residents becomes an important part of many peoples' lives and Merrill Gardens At Northport offers common spaces indoors to support that need. The benefit of living in an assisted living community is that making meals can be costly and time consuming process so Merrill Gardens At Northport provides meals for residents.

    Staff is awake and available 24 hours a day so if any emergencies occur no matter the time, there will be someone ready to help. Making sure residents with diabetes monitor their insulin levels is clearly an important task and Merrill Gardens At Northport can help with that task. Merrill Gardens At Northport is operated by Brookdale.

    Unique Features

    * Spacious apartments with kitchenettes
    * Anytime dining program
    * Licensed Nurse in the building 24 hrs. a day
  • Residents

    Nurse
    Male
    Female

    The minimum age that a resident may be is 62 years old.


    Staffing

    Nurses on Staff
    Doctor on Call
    24-Hour Awake Staff
    Visiting Nurse
    Visiting Podiatrist
    Visiting Dentist
    Visiting Physical Therapist
    Visiting Occupational Therapist
    Visiting Speech Therapist


    Facility Care Level

    Care Level Percentage
    Light Care0%
    Medium Care100%
    Heavy Care0%

    Merrill Gardens At Northport prefers that residents need: light care, medium care, heavy care

    Additional Services

    Diabetic Care
    The community can help residents monitor their blood sugar but cannot give insulin injections.

    Memory Care Offered
    This community employs technology to prevent residents from wandering and becoming lost, for example bracelets that will ring an alarm if the resident leaves the community. The memory care area of this community is secured to protect the safety of residents who wander. This community's memory care section can accept residents with major behavior issues. The community's memory care area was purpose built to care for residents with Alzheimer's and dementia.

    Incontinence Care
    Incontinent residents must be able to manage incontinence themselves. This staff at this community can remind incontinent residents to use the restroom. This community can care for residents with bowel incontinence. This community can care for residents with bladder incontinence.

    Non Ambulatory Care
    This community can provide a 1 person assisted transfer for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.

    Other Care
    This community can accept residents who are an elopement risk. This community can accept residents who act out physically. This community is provides multiple levels of care allowing residents to remain at the community while receiving increasing care.
  • Transportation

    Resident Parking Available
    Complimentary Transportation

    Smoking

    Allowed Outdoors

    Additional Amenities

    Activities Onsite
    Activities Offsite
    Devotional Services Onsite
    Devotional Services Offsite
    Outdoor Common Areas
    Indoor Common Areas
    Beautician Onsite

    Other Services

    Wheelchair Accessible Showers
    Hospice Available
    Aging in Place

    Meals

    Meals Provided

    Activities Provided

    Full time Activities Director. Daily social events, live entertainment, games, spiritual, exercise groups, special holiday events & parties, resident council groups.
  • Average Room Pricing at Merrill Gardens At Northport

    Room Type Assisted Living
    Studio Averages $2,400 - $2,900 Monthly
    1 Bedroom Averages $2,700 - $3,400 Monthly
    Semi-Private
    2 Bedrooms Averages $3,000 - $3,700 Monthly
    Disclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.


    Estimated Fees at Merrill Gardens At Northport

    Fee Type Assisted Living
    Community Fee Averages $900 - $1,200 One-time
    Respite Fee Averages $100 - $200 Daily
    Buy-In Fee
    High Care Needs Fee Averages $2,000 - $2,500 Monthly
    Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $1,400 - $1,700 Monthly
    Low Care Needs Fee Averages $500 - $600 Monthly
    2nd Person Fee Averages $700 - $900 Monthly
    Disclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.

    Paying for care

    Commercial Insurance
    Private pay
    Social Security
    Separate pricing structure for care
    Veteran's benefits

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Nearby Cities

City Distance Number of Facilities Average Cost for 1 Bedroom
Northport0 miles1$3,020
Tuscaloosa1 miles3$2,700
McCalla32 miles1$2,500
Fayette37 miles1N/A
Vestavia Hills46 miles1$4,300
Hoover46 miles3$4,270

General Pricing Information for Northport Assisted Living

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
1 Bedroom$3,015$3,015$3,015
2 Bedrooms$3,345$3,345$3,345
Studio$2,620$2,620$2,620

Community Reviews

A nice community

reviewed on: 06/22/2017 by Anonymous

Mom is still adjusting to living at this community. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Mom is enjoying some of the activities and the staff encourage her to participate. The food is good... Read the full review.

They do a good job.

reviewed on: 06/06/2014 by Family Member

She is happy there, as much as she can be not being at home. It's clean and everyone is friendly, they get back to me if I have a concern or question. They have activities going on. The food could... Read the full review.

Providing My Mother With Good Care

reviewed on: 08/30/2016 by Anonymous

Everything is working out pretty well here at this community. I know my mother is being cared for well here. She is safe and in good hands. The community is well maintained, they do a good job... Read the full review.

Mom seems happy

reviewed on: 11/04/2015 by Anonymous

Mom seems happy at Brookdale Northport. She is not a big breakfast person. So now they bring her muffins to her room. I thought that was really nice. They seem to be a little more personal there.... Read the full review.

maybe my mom would enjoy a smaller pl...

reviewed on: 12/28/2012 by A Place For Mom Customer

maybe my mom would enjoy a smaller place.

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