Enjoy More at Merrill Gardens at Kirkland
Our community is designed to meet your individual needs and give you the freedom to be yourself. We offer quality independent senior living and assisted living from a family-owned company that knows connection is everything.
We are proud to have received the Best of Kirkland Award for senior living each year for the past five years.
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A message from our
Welcome to Merrill Gardens at Kirkland! What a privilege it is to lead such a wonderful community in the heart of downtown Kirkland, steps away from the waterfront, shopping, restaurants, library, and theater. Each day, my team and I strive to create an exceptional lifestyle experience that focuses on the health, wellness, and safety of our residents. We are an active, vibrant community, that strives to have over 200 scheduled activities each month, allowing for our residents to thrive and live their best lives possible.
As a proud resident of Kirkland for over 20 years, I can't wait to welcome you to the Merrill Gardens family and to welcome you home!
– Brian Madgett, General Manager
A Vibrant Life
You’re going to love the Kirkland lifestyle. Enjoy being close to the bustling but cozy downtown area with a wide range of cultural activities, international cuisine, and waterfront parks—all within walking distance. Enjoy the views from the beautiful shores of Lake Washington and beyond to the city of Seattle.
Our contemporary community design features stunning amenity spaces, including a bistro-style wine bar and our terrace garden is a cozy spot to enjoy the outdoors. Our spacious apartments include full kitchens.
Income Qualified Program
If you are 62 or older with a moderate income you may be eligible for the Income Qualified Program - call us today to see if you qualify.
Merrill Gardens at Kirkland can help you find a lifestyle that meets your financial situation. If your income is less than $47,150* annually as an individual or $53,850* annually for a couple, enjoy all that Merrill Gardens has to offer at a discounted rate. Call today to see if you qualify!
*Amounts are subject to change by the WSHFC. Please ask for details.
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.
Enjoy our award winning interactive Meurals program that brings art to life!
Meet your Neighbor
In joining the Merrill Gardens family I have not only made new friends, but my life has been enriched with the new challenges and opportunities that have been made available to me. It is a joy to be able to join friends in the various activities that are offered.
I actually think that being with the Merrill Gardens at Kirkland family has added years to my life because of the care and love that have been offered each day from friends and staff.
– Betty Compton, Resident at Merrill Gardens at Kirkland
We know you're going to love it here.
It's all about choice. Choose from 115 studio, one, and two bedroom 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.
We are so proud to have been awarded the 2024 Best of Senior Living from Seniorly.
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We are proud to have received the Best of Kirkland Award for senior living for the past five years.