Enjoy More at Merrill Gardens at Sheldon Park
Merrill Gardens at Sheldon Park is a beautiful place to live within the prestigious Ferry Street Bridge-area of Eugene, and it is also near Springfield. Our neighborhood offers a small town feel with all the conveniences of big city living—world class shopping and dining, a commitment to the arts, and plenty of natural beauty.
When you live at Merrill Gardens at Sheldon Park, you’ll have a wide variety of creative and educational opportunities at the community itself. Our creative arts program includes group classes that introduce new skills, interests and hobbies. These continuous learning opportunities may take the form of “how to” seminars on special subjects such as journaling, or photography. We’ll also help you exercise your mind and body. Take advantage of painting classes, exercise groups, music therapy, pet therapy, gardening, and more.
And whether your needs are big or small, you can trust our caring assisted living and memory care staff to provide what you need.
Visit And Enjoy A Meal On Us!
A message from the
Charisa began working at Merrill Gardens at Sheldon Park in 2004 as a caregiver at age 19. Since then, she has served many roles, including Medication Tech, Health Services Assistant, Memory Care Administrator. In 2009, Charisa earned her LPN license and in 2014, she became Merrill Gardens at Sheldon Park's Executive Director. Charisa and her fiance Alexander love to go fishing, hiking, camping, hunting, and work on home projects. They have a great love of animals and have four dogs between the two of them. She says, "After working here for 12 years, this community is truly my family. Each resident has their own story and we love to celebrate them, hear and share their stories, and continue their independence. Our residents are so special and really help support each other as well."
– Charisa Parsons, 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 Sheldon Park 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 Sheldon Park 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 106 apartments, including studios and one-bedroom floor plans, with services ranging from assisted living to memory care options.
Our Anytime Dining program keeps up with your schedule with fresh, restaurant-style meals served from 7am to 7pm, seven days a week.
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.
Library With Computer Access
Comfy Community TV Room and Lounges
Landscaped Gardens and Walking Paths
Basic Cable TV
Private Dining Room
Emergency Response System
Private Transportation Services Available
Weekly Housekeeping and Laundry Services
Creative Social Programs and Activities
Personal Laundry Services
Wifi in All Common Areas