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4455 Merrimac Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32210
Care provided: Assisted Living
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  • Community Information

    Sterling House of Merrimac is an assisted living facility in Jacksonville, FL. Sterling House of Merrimac 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 Sterling House of Merrimac 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 Sterling House of Merrimac 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. Sterling House of Merrimac is operated by Brookdale.

    Unique Features

    At Sterling House, YourCare provides an individualized service plan for every resident. YourCare blends home-like residences with the personal care and supportive services you specifically need. YourCare consists of three components:

    1. Accommodations and a Basic Service Plan
    2. A Personal Service Plan tailored to each resident's needs.
    3. Therapeutic and Select Services

    Because the Personal Service Plan is designed around individual needs, residents only pay for the care required to maintain maximum independence and quality of life.
  • Residents


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


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

    Facility Care Level

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

    Sterling House of Merrimac prefers that residents need: light care, medium care, heavy care

    Additional Services

    Diabetic Care
    This community offers diabetes care and can offer insulin injections, including sliding scale therapy.

    Memory Care Offered
    The memory care area of this community is secured to protect the safety of residents who wander.

    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 2 person assisted transfer for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.

  • Transportation

    Resident Parking Available
    Complimentary Transportation
    Property Convenient to Busline


    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
    Respite Offered


    Meals Provided

    Activities Provided

    Catered by Resident Hobbies and Interests Optimum Life Program Monthly Celebrations Live Entertainment Various Clubs (Garden, Women, Red Hats) Bingo Movies, Lunch Trips, Shopping Bible Devotions
  • Average Room Pricing at Sterling House of Merrimac

    Room Type Assisted Living
    Studio Averages $3,900 - $4,900 Monthly
    1 Bedroom Averages $4,500 - $5,600 Monthly
    Semi-Private Averages $2,000 - $2,500 Monthly
    2 Bedrooms
    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 Sterling House of Merrimac

    Fee Type Assisted Living
    Community Fee Averages $2,500 - $3,100 One-time
    Respite Fee Averages $100 - $200 Daily
    Buy-In Fee
    High Care Needs Fee Averages $1,400 - $1,700 Monthly
    Medium Care Needs Fee
    Low Care Needs Fee Averages $600 - $800 Monthly
    2nd Person Fee
    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
Jacksonville0 miles18$3,980
Orange Park9 miles1N/A
Jacksonville Beach19 miles1$4,350
Fernandina Beach29 miles2$5,500
St. Marys33 miles2$2,690
St. Augustine37 miles2$4,070

General Pricing Information for Jacksonville Assisted Living

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
1 Bedroom$2,000$3,980$5,960
2 Bedrooms$2,770$4,660$6,645

Community Reviews

I think they are good in different areas.

reviewed on: 03/15/2016 by Anonymous

I think they are good in different areas. They weren't as proactive, or as thorough as one would hope. The billing and financial end can be a little shady, we are finding some hidden costs. She... Read the full review.

Excellent home for your aging loved ones.

reviewed on: 04/12/2016 by lscffulm

Excellent staff. I'm very satisfied with this Brookdale Avondale facility. The staff is very helpful and knowledgeable. The care, attention, cleanliness, activities, medical, security, location... Read the full review.

Nice, homey community

reviewed on: 10/22/2014 by Anonymous

We're very pleased with how things are going at Sterling House of Merrimac! It's a nice looking, well kept place, and the staff all seem very friendly. It has a very relaxed, homey atmosphere that... Read the full review.

some what under staffed

reviewed on: 09/18/2017 by Anonymous

My friend is doing well here her room is spacious enough that she can move about in her wheelchair and the care giver that they helped me find for her has been great. She and I stay in touch on... Read the full review.

Lovely community

reviewed on: 06/17/2014 by Anonymous

I liked it. It was very nice. We went with a different community that was closer to my home, but this one was very nice. We might have chosen it if it was closer. It was clean and everyone was... Read the full review.

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