Shelley Thompson, MPA, CDAL
Senior General Manager
A message from the
Senior General Manager
Welcome to Renton Centre! I've had the privilege of managing this community for almost fourteen years. During that time, my award winning staff and I have been a part of the lives of over 900 residents and their families. When you walk through our front door, you can feel the warmth and engagement that embodies the Merrill Gardens lifestyle. We look forward to welcoming you into our family!
Argentum Certified Director of Assisted Living
We Love It Here. You Will Too.
Our community has been recognized with the Best of Renton Award every year for the past thirteen years for our easy lifestyle and exciting programs. Relax on our two beautiful rooftop decks, enjoy the fire pit and amazing views. Our decks and garden terraces are filled with flower boxes for gardening and surround the community in vibrant colors all year long. Our beautiful Dining Room, Café, and Bistro offer great opportunities for visiting with friends and family, with two warm and inviting fireplaces.
Take advantage of our Wellness Center with physical and occupational therapy services from Select Rehab and a spacious new Fitness Center with state of the art equipment. Our theatre offers comfortable seating with the latest in streaming content and community active living spaces for crafts, art, and cooking. Residents enjoy their game room, grand piano, well-appointed library, and salon/barbershop.
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.
Enjoy More at Merrill Gardens at Renton Centre
Our community is designed to meet your individual needs and give you the freedom to be yourself. We offer the best in a continuum of senior living options from a family owned company that knows that connection is everything. Choose from independent living, assisted living, and two innovative memory care programs, all focused on actively engaging our residents.
We're In This Together!
We know this situation is impacting everyone. We are making daily changes out of an abundance of caution to protect our residents, team members, and the community at large.
We're Proud of Our Community
Inside and out it's designed to promote independence in the heart of downtown Renton. We would love the opportunity to show you around our community!
We're Proud of Our Team Members
We know you're going to love it here.
It's all about choice.
Choose from 184 studio, one, and two bedroom private apartments and 24 private and shared memory care apartments in a secure setting. Enjoy concierge services, daily 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 Renton Centre – 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
- 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
"My sister Florence and I moved into Renton Centre in 2007. We had adjacent one bedroom apartments and began our new life. We were both Renton natives and it was good to be in a familiar neighborhood near old friends. In no time, we made new friends and it all became so comfortable. My other sister has also moved in as well and it is nice to have her so close. I enjoy Merrill Gardens very much. The staff is amazing and takes good care of us all. At 101 years of age I feel blessed and grateful!"
Louise George - Charter Resident at Merrill Gardens at Renton Centre since 2007
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 Renton Centre
Located in the heart of this bustling neighborhood, this brand new community is next door to shopping, retail and restaurants and close to downtown Seattle.
Located in the heart of downtown Auburn, this brand new community is close to dining, shopping and the Sounder Train.
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