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Seattle Independent, Assisted Living and Memory Care

Senior living in downtown Seattle

Merrill Gardens at First Hill is perfect for those who like being near boutique shopping, theaters, concert and lecture halls and much more. This friendly retirement community is in the First Hill neighborhood, where many of Seattle’s best known and highest quality medical practices are located.

We are proud to have Eldergrow™ at our First Hill community!  

  • Eldergrow™ offers a connection to nature through innovative gardening products and activity programming.   

Call us today to learn more.


Enjoy the large picture windows that get lots of natural light, cozy common areas and well-furnished spaces perfect for socializing and entertaining outside guests. Readers revel in the well-appointed library and plant lovers enjoy the serene terrace garden. Physicians make rounds twice a month.

Merrill Gardens at First Hill senior housing offers:

  • 96 senior living apartments
    Choose from studios, one and two bedroom apartments
  • Independent living, assisted living, memory care and respite care services
    Take advantage of personal care services if needed
  • Anytime DiningSM
    Enjoy fresh, restaurant-style meals served on your schedule – 7 am to 7 pm – 7 days a week
  • Active LivingSM
    Pursue physical, social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual interests

In addition, Merrill Gardens at First Hill offers concierge services, scheduled transportation, weekly housekeeping and much more!


Residents enjoy retirement living at its fullest thanks to so much to do downtown. They also stay physically active. The on-site Active Living Director leads a variety of exercise types focused on improving strength, flexibility and balance.

Team Members

Merrill Gardens team members receive additional training through our MG CARES quality service program. The MG CARES program strives to provide a customer service focus to everything that goes on at Merrill Gardens. This program focuses on communication, attitude, relationships, enthusiasm and sincerity.

Call for a visit and have lunch on us, or email us now!

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