Senior living in Goodyear, AZ

Maria Ordaz, Community Director at The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community
 Maria Ordaz
 General Manager

A message from the
General Manager

As the General Manger at The Groves. I am blessed to have a dedicated team and amazing residents with unique personalities.

When I walk into The Groves, I am proud of the lifestyle our team provides for our residents. I believe that residents enjoy living here because we are all one family and treat each other with dignity and respect. As a community, we continue to stay focused on our synergy with others and at all times treat each other with the utmost respect.

We look forward to welcoming you home to The Groves!

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You’ll be proud to call our community home! Bathed in natural light, our cozy modern community is the perfect place to explore the next phase of your life by way of hobbies, social activities, family, and regular excursions. Our community features local walking paths, landscaped grounds and a daily activities program, not to mention wonderful nearby parks. Team members are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We offer independent living, assisted living, and memory care.

Enjoy more at The Groves, 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.

Enjoy the month of May free, as well as the month of July! Call for details.

Memory care apartments starting at $1,695

​Independent/assisted living studios starting at $1,995

We’re proud of our community. Inside and out, it's designed to accommodate independence and activity. 

We’ll gladly show you around our magnificent community. Contact us today to schedule your visit!

The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community is honored to be recognized as a "Best of Assisted Living 2017" for excellence in assisted living.

Positive consumer ratings led to this industry leading distinction from

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Light up your life.

Independent and loving it.

The Groves features 134 modern senior living apartments, including studio, one, and two bedroom apartments with kitchenettes. In addition to our independent living, assisted living, and memory care services, you can take advantage of our flexible personal care services program if needed, in which we tailor a plan to your particular needs.

Anytime Dining revolutionizes the idea of meal service by giving you the choice of when and how often to eat in our restaurant-style dining area. Your schedule, your way, 7am to 7pm, 7 days a week.

Our Active Living is dedicated to giving you access to the kinds of physical, social, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual needs that interest you. Our Active Living Director builds our calendar around the expressed desires of the residents.

We’ll take care of the chores, so you can enjoy all your newfound freedom.


Caring as a way of life

We love what we do, because we love seeing you finally able to do everything you’ve always wanted.

At Merrill Gardens, care isn’t a service function, it is a lifestyle. We are an independent family-owned company, and we’ve built a tradition around helping you get to where you want to go in the next phase of life. We are here to see you live your best life.

Seniors living a happy life here at The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community

Active every day.

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!


  • Senior living in Goodyear features a library Library
  • Senior living in Goodyear features living areas Living Areas
  • Meetings at senior living in Goodyear Meeting Spaces
  • Senior living in Goodyear features a salon Salon
  • Senior living in Goodyear features central air Central Air
  • Senior living in Goodyear features a courtyard Courtyard
  • Senior living in Goodyear features a wine bar Bistro
  • Senior living in Goodyear features a piano Piano
  • Senior living in Goodyear features a patio/balcony Outdoor Patio
  • Senior living in Goodyear features a washer/dryer Washer/Dryer
  • Senior living in Goodyear features a kitchen Kitchen/Kitchenette
  • Senior living in Goodyear features parking Parking
  • Senior living in Goodyear features a theater Movie Theater


  • Senior living in Goodyear features 24-Hour Staffing 24-Hour Staffing
  • Senior living in Goodyear includes a resident call system Resident Call System
  • Senior living in Goodyear includes many transportation options Transportation Options
  • Goodyear senior living includes anytime dining Anytime Dining
  • Senior living in Goodyear includes on-site maintenance On-Site Maintenance
  • Weekly Housekeeping at senior living in Goodyear Weekly Housekeeping 
  • Weekly Housekeeping at senior living in Goodyear Linen Service
  • Wellness at senior living in Goodyear Wellness Program
  • Pets Welcome at senior living in Goodyear Pets Welcome

A word from our residents

Meet your neighbor.

I love living here. I've been here since The Groves opened. I wouldn't live anywhere else. Everyone treats me great and is always concerned about me. We are a family here.

Eleanor Asher, Resident at The Groves

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In the community

Making Memories

Our residents love being a part of the community, and showing support for local charities and charitable events, put on by the Alzheimer’s Association and others.

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Community of senior living in Goodyear

The Oaks,
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Careers at senior living in Goodyear

We are always looking for the right
people to join our team.

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