A message from the
The best part of my job is knowing that I am making a difference in someone's life. The connections with the residents and their families are more meaningful than any other job I have had. It would not be possible without our amazing team who supports the residents and me on a daily basis. I cannot wait to go to work every single day, because I truly love my job.
Argentum Certified Director of Assisted Living
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.
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.
We are proud to have received the Best of Kirkland Award for senior living each year for the past five years.
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 the best in independent senior living and assisted living from a family owned company that knows connection is everything.
We're Here For You
Let's Plan Ahead Together
We know the situation with COVID-19 has impacted everyone. We want to continue to be a resource and answer any questions you may have about senior living.
We know you're going to love it here.
It's all about choice.
Choose from 115 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.
View our video postcard for a sneak peek at our community!
The care you need - when you need it.
Care is more than a service we provide at Merrill Gardens at Kirkland – 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.
Enjoy our award winning interactive Meurals program that brings art to life!
- Living Areas
- Meeting Spaces
- Central Air
- Wine Bar
- Washer/Dryer Onsite
- 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
"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
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 Kirkland Location
Located in the heart of the bustling Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, this brand new community is next door to shopping, retail and restaurants. It's just a short stroll to the famous Ballard Locks and gardens.
at The University
Located in the shadow of the University of Washington's sporting and cultural events and close to shopping and dining at the University Village, this community provides a true intergenerational living experience.
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