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Enjoy More at Merrill Gardens at Barkley Place
Merrill Gardens at Barkley Place is a beautiful community located in a quiet, charming neighborhood, with shopping, restaurants and local attractions just around the corner. From the beautiful sun porches, balconies, and landscaped grounds, to the fitness center, library, pool, and social gathering spaces, we offer premium amenities that help you live a full life.
We understand our residents want to do the things they love the most, and every day here is filled with activity and possibility. We have been serving Fort Myers area residents for more than 20 years. We stand out among the other independent and assisted living communities, because the dedicated, compassionate nature of our staff truly sets us apart.
Starting at $1,950!*
*Based on availability. Contact us today.
A message from our
Senior General Manager
Tina started at Merrill Gardens at Barkley Place as the Health Services Director in May 2010, and was quickly promoted to Executive Director in December 2010 based on her stellar work and commitment to our residents. Prior to working at Merrill Gardens at Barkley Place, Tina worked in home health, treating a number of her clients at Barkley Place. She knew that Merrill Gardens at Barkley Place was a very special and vibrant community and jumped at the opportunity to work here. Tina loves spending time with the residents and ensuring that they are receiving the best care possible. She is a native Floridian and has two teenage daughters, Megan and Courtney, who keep her very busy outside of work. In her spare time she likes to work out and play tennis.
– Tina Keating, 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.
A Vibrant Lifestyle
Merrill Gardens at Barkley Place is tailor-made for active seniors with apartment homes around shared courtyards, convenient walking trails, and tree-lined outdoor parkways. With varying levels of care services all in one place, Merrill Gardens at Barkley Place allows for needed transitions in services that come over time.
We want your life to get bigger—not smaller. Living in one of our communities means new possibilities, not new limitations. Yes You Can enjoy the freedom and flexibility to do everything you’ve always enjoyed. We’ve got the chores and caretaking covered so you can keep living life on your own terms—not someone else’s schedule.
An Active Life is a Happy Life
We plan our daily activity calendar around what our residents are interested in doing, learning how they like to spend their days and seeking out both new experiences and ways to reignite old passions. We love celebrating holidays—both traditional and nontraditional—with fun festivities throughout the year.
We know you're going to love it here.
It's all about choice. Choose from 156 apartments, including studios, one, and two bedrooms, with services ranging from independent living senior apartments to assisted living options.
Enjoy a variety of amenities aimed at helping you choose the way you want to spend your days.
You'll live a full and happy life built around your delights and hobbies.
Comfy Community TV Room and Lounges
Heated Swimming Pool and Patio
Landscaped Gardens with Courtyards and Fountains
Beautifully Furnished Common Areas
Private Clubhouse Available
Sun Porches and Balconies