Enjoy More at Merrill Gardens at Lafayette
Our community is designed to meet your individual needs and give you the freedom to be yourself. We offer quality independent senior living, assisted living, and memory care from a family-owned company that knows connection is everything.
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A message from our
My passion for the senior living industry began over 16 years ago, and I am genuinely honored to call Merrill Gardens at Lafayette my home! Located in downtown Lafayette, our residents enjoy an active and vibrant lifestyle, which my staff strive to provide every day. Together, we set a new industry standard of excellence, and are all personally committed to enhancing the quality of life of every resident we serve. We understand that every resident has a name, a story, a life-lived, and a life still to live, and we are all so fortunate to be included.
– Jillian Hunter, General Manager
Our Simple Assessment
We know the decision to move yourself or a loved one to a senior living community can feel overwhelming. Our simple four-minute assessment can help you make more informed choices and match your needs with the right level of support.
This stunning community received the Best of 50+ Silver Design Award and it's easy to see why—distinctive architecture, spacious courtyard, and a location in the heart of Lafayette make it a winner all around. Step outside your door and stroll to fine dining and world class shops, or hop on BART for a quick trip into San Francisco.
The spacious apartments offer full kitchens and washers and dryers in most units, and there are lots of cozy common areas including a lovely library and modern fitness center. Our community offers underground parking and free WiFi throughout the building for residents.
We're Proud of Our Community
Inside and out, it's designed to accommodate independence and activity in the heart of Lafayette.
We’d love the opportunity to show you around and give you a taste of what we’ve got cooking.
An Active Life is a 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 more choices than you'll have time for in your day.
Meet your Neighbor
Marvin Kay says that as soon as he saw the penthouse suite layout of Merrill Gardens at Lafayette, he knew he was home and he has been happy to be part of the community ever since. He was one of the very first residents to move into the community when it opened two years ago in 2014.
He attributes his happiness to the wonderful staff, friendly neighbors, and beautiful scenery in Lafayette.
– Marvin Kay, Resident at Merrill Gardens at Lafayette
We know you're going to love it here.
It's all about choice. Choose from 85 studio, one, and two bedroom apartments and enjoy concierge services, scheduled transportation, 24-hour staffing, and weekly housekeeping.
Our Anytime Dining program keeps up with your schedule with fresh, restaurant style meals served from 7am to 7pm, seven days a week.
You'll live a full and happy life built around your delights and hobbies.
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Merrill Gardens at Lafayette 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 SeniorAdvisor.com.