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12429 Scofield Farms Drive, Austin, TX 78758
Care provided: Assisted Living, Alzheimer's Memory Care
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  • Community Information

    Merrill Gardens at Parmer Woods is an assisted living facility in Austin, TX. Merrill Gardens at Parmer Woods 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 Parmer Woods 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 Parmer Woods 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. If a resident needs assistance moving from a bed to a wheelchair, this facility has staff who can help. Merrill Gardens at Parmer Woods is operated by Brookdale.

    Unique Features

    * Anytime dining, open seating
    * Life Enrichment program - good restorative care option
    * On-site therapy services available including pool therapy
    * Jimmy's Journey - popular day trips for memory impaired
    * Long tenured staff - not a lot of turnover
    * Computers with free access to internet & email
    * Catholic communion Wednesday mornings
    * Nearby Baptist church provides transportation for Sunday services
  • Residents


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


    Nurses on Staff
    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 Care10%
    Medium Care90%
    Heavy Care0%

    Merrill Gardens at Parmer Woods prefers that residents need: medium care

    Additional Services

    Diabetic Care
    This community can administer insulin injections and blood sugar tests, although are it is not necessarily able to offer 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.

    Non Ambulatory Care
    This community can provide standby assistance for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.

    Other Care
    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


    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 Provided

    Activities Provided

    None specified at this time.
  • Average Room Pricing at Merrill Gardens at Parmer Woods

    Room Type Assisted Living
    Studio Averages $2,800 - $3,500 Monthly
    1 Bedroom Averages $3,400 - $4,300 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 Merrill Gardens at Parmer Woods

    Fee Type Assisted Living
    Community Fee Averages $1,800 - $2,300 One-time
    Respite Fee
    Buy-In Fee
    High Care Needs Fee
    Medium Care Needs Fee
    Low Care Needs Fee Averages $400 - $500 Monthly
    2nd Person Fee Averages $800 - $1,000 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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General Pricing Information for Austin Assisted Living

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
1 Bedroom$2,995$4,250$6,060
2 Bedrooms$4,450$5,820$8,060

Community Reviews

Absolutely No Complaints

reviewed on: 08/10/2015 by Anonymous

What they do well is the attention to their residents. They get to know your name, they get to know their family, always paying attention to a lot of the smaller details really. The food is very... Read the full review.

Positive atmosphere!!

reviewed on: 01/17/2017 by Anonymous

The staff that work at this facility have been absolutely phenomenal on the quality of care they have been providing to my mother. They are very good at helping her with her bedroom chores and the... Read the full review.

To die for dining!

reviewed on: 12/07/2016 by Anonymous

Very nice community. However, it has a weird floor plan in the apartments. The people were nice and helpful and they gave us a nice tour. I was really impressed with the dining area. It was very... Read the full review.

Some Good, Some Bad

reviewed on: 12/02/2015 by Anonymous

I think the management of Brookdale Parmer Lane and the scope of the Assisted Living side was great. My experience with them was good. The Memory Ward section leaves of couple of things to be... Read the full review.

EXCEPTIONALLY HAPPY with this place, only place I would put my mother in Austin

reviewed on: 01/07/2014 by Son

Everything about Parmer Woods has been great! It's a beautiful place, and everyone has been very friendly. Mom is like a different person now, she has shown so much improvement. When she was at... Read the full review.

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