A message from the
Our teams are committed to providing you with a lifestyle that matches your individual needs – filled with fun, friends, and the freedom to be yourself. As a family owned company – managed today by our founder’s great grandson – we value connections and we invite you to become part of the Merrill Gardens family.
This is not your grandmother's retirement community. This brand new community features tall ceilings and lots of windows for letting the sunshine in. Enjoy being close to dining, shopping, and entertainment, and it's just a short drive to our state's capital. Old Sacramento and Lake Folsom are also nearby. Medical facilities are abundant and easy to access.
Our spacious apartments have kitchenettes, and there are lots of cozy common areas for gathering throughout the community. When you want to get outside, take a stroll on the walking paths that weave through our beautifully landscaped grounds.
Enjoy more at Merrill Gardens at The Pines. 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.
For our memory care apartments, move in March and enjoy half off your community fee!
The Pines, 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 SeniorAdvisor.com.
We know you're going to love it here
It's all about choice
Choose from 134 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.
Check out our new community in this video from our Grand Opening celebration!
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 lectures, parties, outings, political discussions, games, social meetups, and religious interest events. More choices than you'll have time for in your day!
The care you need - when you need it
Care is more than a service we provide at The Pines – 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.
- Living Areas
- Meeting Spaces
- Central Air
- Happy Hour
- Outdoor Patio
- 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
Frank says he likes being a resident at The Pines because all his friends are here, and he finds it a lovely place to live. Frank is a native of Poland who spent time in a Russian internment camp in Siberia as a young teen during World War II. At 14 he was a solider in the Polish Army, serving in the Middle East. When the war ended, he and his surviving family emigrated to the San Francisco area where he married his wife Dorothy. Frank had a successful career in the automotive industry until his retirement. He enjoys staying active and spending time with family and friends. He is also a published author who wrote a book about his life experiences.
Frank Jasinski - Resident at The Pines, A Merrill Gardens Community
In the community
Our lifestyle means more contact and connection with our community, and interaction with families, children, and people of all ages.
The Pines, a Merrill Gardens Community
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