A message from
the General Manager
I love being a part of the Merrill Gardens at Rockridge team – I am proud of my job and truly love being able to get to know and form meaningful connections with every resident. We have the most incredible team members who value the Merrill Gardens family and love to serve our residents each day.
Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions you may have about our stunning community, I look forward to meeting you.
A Warm Place to Call Home
You’re going to love it here. Merrill Gardens at Rockridge is designed to fit in with the beautiful homes in the area and it's close to all the things Rockridge is known for - cafes, gourmet restaurants, bookstores, and antique shops. It's right across the street from The Ridge, an upscale shopping center.
The community features spacious apartments with full kitchens and washer/dryers in an architectural style inspired by the local area. The community has stunning common areas, theater, bistro style wine bar, and lots of cozy places to gather with friends.
Enjoy More at Merrill Gardens at Rockridge
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.
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We know you're going to love it here.
It's all about choice
Choose from 126 studio, one, and two bedroom private 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.
View our video postcard for a sneak peek at our community!
The care you need - when you need it.
Care is more than a service we provide at Merrill Gardens at Rockridge – it’s a way of life.
You choose the way you want to live, and we'll help you get there, whether you want to live a fully independent lifestyle, or require some assistance. We are here to help.
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.
- Living Areas
- Meeting Spaces
- Central Air
- Rooftop Terrace
- Parking Garage
- Wine Bar
- Full Kitchens
- Movie Theater
- Fitness Area
- 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
I lived in Piedmont, CA most of my life and the transition to Merrill Gardens at Rockridge was much easier than I expected. My daughter discovered Merrill Gardens and brought me in for a tour – I felt the warmth of this community as soon as I walked in. I was excited that I could bring my dog, Coco to move in too!
I enjoy the bright spaces, food and the new friends I have made here! At the same time, I got to stay in the area I spent most of my life and be close to my daughter and a few of my grandchildren.
Ann Swartz - Resident at Merrill Gardens at Rockridge
In the community
Our urban lifestyle means more contact and connection with our community, and interaction with families, children, and people of all ages.
Merrill Gardens at Rockridge
Located in the Lamorinda area in the heart of downtown Lafayette, this community is nestled between Berkeley and Walnut Creek close to local shops, restaurants, art galleries, and the BART station.
at Willow Glen
Set in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood,this community offers easy senior living in a modern building with large apartments. The area has a small-town feeling and it's an easy walk to outdoor cafés, coffee shops, boutiques, and bookstores.
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