A message from the
I had the pleasure of opening The Oaks as the General Manager. Since then our team has been able to create a friendly, lively, fun, safe and supportive environment for our residents. We've worked very hard to build our reputation as THE place to live in Gilbert based on compassion, integrity and quality.
We look forward to welcoming you home to The Oaks!
Welcome to sunshine city! Our community utilizes all that the great outdoors has to offer, with walking paths, beautifully landscaped grounds, and all kinds of daily activities. We’ve got parks in all directions, and everything you could ever need in the way of shopping, sightseeing, services, and medical facilities are close at hand.
Enjoy more at The Oaks, A Merrill Gardens Community. Our community is designed to meet your individual needs and give you the freedom to be yourself. We offer the best in independent senior living, assisted living, and memory care from a family owned company that knows connection is everything.
The Oaks, A Merrill Gardens Community, is honored to be recognized by both Caring.com and SeniorAdvisor.com for excellence in senior living.
Positive consumer ratings led to this industry-leading distinction.
Fun in the Sun.
Independent senior living means you can shine.
We offer 134 senior living spaces, including studio, one, and two bedroom apartments with kitchenettes. Our attention to personal care rises to the level of your needs, whether you prefer independent living, assisted living, or are in need of memory care services. Team members are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Anytime Dining means you can enjoy fresh meals in our restaurant-style dining facilities when you like, as often as you like. Our Active Living calendar is full of choices and always can make room for your hobbies and interests.
Pursue all of your physical, social, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual interests while we take care of keeping your new home in tip top shape.
Meet our Executive Chef Barry!
Active life, happy life.
Managing a packed calendar of enriching activities is a full-time job and our Active Living Program Director is up to the task. We're driven by the desires of the people who live here and our days are jam packed with lectures, parties, outings, political discussions, games, social meetups, and religious interest events. More choices than you'll have time for in your day!
Caring is our service.
We love seeing you at the top of your game, which means doing everything you desire.
At Merrill Gardens, care is not a job description, it is a way of living and working. Your fullest life is our top priority, and our staff is carefully selected and trained to reflect our family ideals. We are here to provide whatever you need to give you control of each day. We love seeing you happy.
- Living Areas
- Meeting Spaces
- Air Conditioning
- Movie Theater
- 24-Hour Staffing
- Resident Call System
- Transportation Options
- Anytime Dining
- On-Site Maintenance
- Weekly Housekeeping
- Wellness Program
- Pets Welcome
A word from our residents
Meet your neighbor.
The Oaks is a wonderful place. We always have something fun going on and they take great care of us. I have so much fun and have great friends here. My apartment is perfect and I wish I could have moved in earlier!
Charlotte Jaeger, Resident at The Oaks
In the community
We are a welcoming environment, and we love opportunities to share our spaces and activities with the families of our residents.
The Oaks, A Merrill Gardens Community in Gilbert
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