About Merrill Gardens

Merrill Gardens started with one community in Seattle, Washington in 1993 and we now have thousands of team members across the country. Through innovative programs and a determined commitment to residents and team members, Merrill Gardens is one of the most respected senior living providers in the country.

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A Strong Foundation

Merrill Gardens is for financially comfortable families at a senior living crossroads who want to feel confident that they’ve made the best possible choice. We offer high quality resident and family-centered communities that believe seniors deserve to stay in control.

Our company is still privately owned and family run, our chairman is a fourth generation Merrill family member. The management and resources of the R. D. Merrill Company ensure a long-term commitment to quality, built on a strong foundation of family, community, and entrepreneurial spirit.

Merrill Gardens is honored to be recognized as the Family Business of the Year.

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We’re so confident you’ll love joining our family that if we don't meet all your hopes and expectations we’ll refund your rent for up to 60 days. That's the Merrill Family Guarantee.

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We enjoy working to make space for who you are and everything you want to do. Imagine the freedom of a home where the duties and details are taken care of, so that you can spend your days the way you deserve.

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Our Active Living Director at each Merrill Gardens community oversees a full activities calendar created around the interests and desires of residents– day trips, recitals, Wii bowling, park walks, book clubs, high tea, spiritual direction, and everything in between.

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Live the way you want, without the hassles of looking after a home.