James Culmore, CDAL
A message from the
At the early age of twelve, I was fixing cabinets, mowing lawns, extracting carpets and other odd jobs in my aunt and uncle's retirement community. Almost thirty years later, as the general manager at Merrill Gardens at Auburn, I find myself doing many of the same things. I love being around seniors on a daily basis and positively impacting the quality of their lives.
I invite you to come experience the love, the dining, the activities, the care, the customer service and the fun!
Argentum Certified Director of Assisted Living
We know you’re going to love it here! Enjoy living in the middle of the action in downtown Auburn, close to a variety of stores, multiple restaurants, entertainment options and the Sounder train station. Medical facilities are abundant and easy to access.
The community offers spacious private apartments and great amenity spaces including a theater, library and bistro. Each apartment home has a washer and dryer and a full kitchen.
Enjoy More at Merrill Gardens at Auburn
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.
Contact us today to schedule your personal visit and learn about our 60 day guarantee!
We're Proud of Our Community
Call to learn about our apartments that include a washer/dryer, air conditioning and more.
We’d love the opportunity to show you around and give you a taste of what we’ve got cooking.
Merrill Gardens at Auburn is honored to be recognized as "Best of Assisted Living 2018" 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 129 studio, one, and two bedroom private apartments and enjoy concierge services, scheduled transportation, 24/7 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 Merrill Gardens at Auburn!
The care you need - when you need it.
Care is more than a service we provide at Merrill Gardens at Auburn – 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
- 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.
Marie Petersen was the first resident to reserve an apartment at Merrill Gardens of Auburn. Marie loves living here because it is convenient and people are so friendly and nice. “ We really look out for each other. I try to sit with a new person every night at dinner so I can meet a lot of new people.”
Marie Petersen - Resident at Merrill Gardens at Auburn
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 Auburn
at Renton Centre
Located in the heart of downtown Renton, this community is next door to shopping, retail and restaurants. It's just a short stroll to city parks.
Located in the University Place area near shopping and dining, this community is close to Sunset Terrace Park in the shadow of Mt. Rainier.
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