Community InformationMerrill Gardens at the University is an assisted living facility in Seattle, WA. Merrill Gardens at the University 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 the University 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 the University 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 the University can help with that task.
Unique FeaturesOpened March 2009
The minimum age that a resident may be is 62 years old.
StaffingNurses on Staff24-Hour Awake StaffHomecare OnsiteVisiting PodiatristVisiting Physical TherapistVisiting Occupational TherapistVisiting Speech Therapist
Additional ServicesDiabetic Care
The community can help residents monitor their blood sugar but cannot give insulin injections.
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.
This community provides multiple levels of care allowing residents to remain at the community while receiving increasing care.
TransportationResident Parking AvailableComplimentary TransportationTransportation at CostProperty Convenient to Busline
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteActivities OffsiteDevotional Services OffsiteOutdoor Common AreasIndoor Common AreasBeautician Onsite
Other ServicesWheelchair Accessible ShowersHospice AvailableAging in Place
Additional info: They have specific notes for specific dietary needs and servers steer residents away from foods that are bad.
Activities ProvidedWe offer an exceptionally well-rounded calendar of events and activities. Our Active Living team provides scheduled transportation for daily conveniences- doctors, banks, grocery stores, shopping centers- as well as destinations for pleasure, from the beach to the mountains. Culteral events such as theater and music are available both in and out of the community, as well as ample transportation to destination dining. Games, movies, guest speakers and exercise are all staples on the calendar. Come join us!
Average Room Pricing at Merrill Gardens at the University
Room Type Assisted Living Studio Averages $2,000 - $2,500 Monthly 1 Bedroom Averages $3,600 - $4,500 Monthly Semi-Private 2 Bedrooms Averages $3,700 - $4,600 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 the University
Fee Type Assisted Living Community Fee Averages $4,500 - $5,600 One-time Respite Fee Buy-In Fee High Care Needs Fee Medium Care Needs Fee Low Care Needs Fee 2nd Person Fee Averages $600 - $800 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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General Pricing Information for Seattle Assisted Living
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Very modern and urban. Tons of thing...reviewed on: 12/25/2012 by A Place For Mom Customer
Very modern and urban. Tons of things to get out and do. Much is walking distance. Apartments modern, good shared spaces. This is a contender.
Positives: * LOTS of reside...reviewed on: 08/23/2013 by A Place For Mom Customer
Positives: * LOTS of resident to resident interaction * Excellent library and speaker series * Beautiful internal and external facility * Flexible eating schedule and meal plan * Clean facility; well decorated w/ lots of community as well as individual nooks Negatives: * Cost * Currently full w/ waiting list option [removed] Definintely visit again with Mom in Sept/ Oct
Close to my house. Great bistro and c...reviewed on: 04/17/2013 by A Place For Mom Customer
Close to my house. Great bistro and courtyard.
I toured this communityreviewed on: 01/11/2018 by Anonymous
I went on a tour here and the staff was helpful and answered all of my questions. This was an overall nice facility but wasn't in our price range. I would recommend families tour a few different places before making a decision.
First impressionsreviewed on: 04/04/2014 by Anonymous
This is very much a first impression. My mother has been at Merrill Gardens University for less than a week.