- Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria
1220 Suey Road, Santa Maria, CA, 93454
Community InformationMerrill Gardens at Santa Maria is an assisted living facility in Santa Maria, CA. Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria 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 Santa Maria 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 Santa Maria 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 Santa Maria can help with that task. If a resident needs assistance moving from a bed to a wheelchair, this facility has staff who can help.
Unique Features- Apartments are spacious with large bathrooms
- "Anytime Dining Program" - Dining Room open most of the day
- At least 5 choices on menu for every meal, somtimes more
- Always a fish entree for midday meal
- Outdoor pool with jacuzzi
The minimum age that a resident may be is 60 years old.
Staffing24-Hour Awake Staff
Facility Care Level
Care Level Percentage Light Care 11% Medium Care 88% Heavy Care 0%
Additional ServicesDiabetic Care
The community can help residents monitor their blood sugar but cannot give insulin injections.
Incontinent residents must be able to manage incontinence themselves.
Non Ambulatory Care
This community can provide standby assistance for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteDevotional Services OffsiteIndoor Common Areas
Other ServicesHospice Available
Activities ProvidedNone specified at this time.
Average Room Pricing at Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria
Room Type Assisted Living Studio Averages $2,100 - $2,600 Monthly 1 Bedroom Averages $2,400 - $3,000 Monthly Semi-Private 2 Bedrooms Averages $3,000 - $3,700 MonthlyDisclaimer: 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care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date.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 Santa Maria
Fee Type Assisted Living Community Fee Respite Fee Buy-In Fee High Care Needs Fee Averages $1,900 - $2,400 Monthly Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $900 - $1,200 Monthly Low Care Needs Fee Averages $400 - $500 Monthly 2nd Person Fee Averages $500 - $700 MonthlyDisclaimer: 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 careCommercial InsurancePrivate paySocial SecuritySeparate pricing structure for careVeteran's benefits
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|City||Distance||Number of Facilities||Average Cost for 1 Bedroom|
|Santa Maria||0 miles||2||$2,790|
|San Luis Obispo||0 miles||2||$4,250|
|Paso Robles||0 miles||1||$4,230|
|Santa Barbara||0 miles||2||$5,500|
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Enjoy Our Beginningreviewed on: 01/17/2017 by Anonymous
It is all going well for me and my husband since moving. We are waiting for a bigger room until it becomes available. Everything from the meals to how clean it is has been good.
Tour Merrill Gardens, Santa Maria to appreciate the option.reviewed on: 11/10/2018 by Anonymous
My family member is doing well at Merrill Gardens, Santa Maria. The entire building is immaculate. The food services are great. Great effort is made to provide stimulating and enjoyable... Read the full review.
Loving It So Muchreviewed on: 07/26/2016 by Anonymous
The facility is wonderful, the people are wonderful and they love her too! We are really, really happy with them. the community is clean. The meals prepared are nutritious, fresh and made very... Read the full review.
This facility was very clean and friendly. We were impressed with the staff and with the administrator. All of our questions were answered satisfactorily and even some we hadn't thought of. ... Read the full review.
It's a nice place, they are pretty friendlyreviewed on: 08/14/2014 by Loved One
It's a nice place, they are pretty friendly, and I think they take pretty good care. It's one price for the shared room and then it's extra for the levels of care. They add things on the price for... Read the full review.