Senior living in Seattle, WA

Jerrod Ayers, Community Director at Merrill Gardens at The University
 Dave Eskenazy
 President

A message from the
President

Our teams are committed to providing you with a lifestyle that matches your individual needs – filled with fun, friends and the freedom to be yourself.  As a family owned company – managed today by our founder’s great grandson – we value connections and we invite you to become part of the Merrill Gardens family.

Welcome Home!

A Vibrant Lifestyle

Enjoy being close to a variety of stores, entertainment options and all things University of Washington, including games and events. Medical facilities are abundant and easy to access. The spacious apartments offer full kitchens and there are numerous cozy amenity spaces, including a bistro style wine bar.

Merrill Gardens at The University shares a huge courtyard with a fountain and greenhouse with The Corydon apartment complex, creating a multi-generational enclave and enhanced social opportunities. The apartments are owned and operated by the same parent company as Merrill Gardens.

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 The University

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.

Make Merrill Gardens your home for the holidays!

Call today and schedule a visit to learn more.

We’re proud of our community. Inside and out, it's designed to accommodate independence and activity in the shadow of one the Northwest’s finest schools of higher learning.

We’d love the opportunity to show you around and give you a taste of what we’ve got cooking.

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We know you're going to love it here.

It's all about choice

Choose from 123 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!

We care.

The care you need - when you need it.

Care is more than a service we provide at Merrill Gardens at The University – 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.

Seniors living a happy life here at Merrill Gardens at The University

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 lectures, parties, outings, political discussions, games, social meetups, and religious interest events. More choices than you'll have time for in your day!

Check out our Wii bowling team - they take their game seriously and have tons of fun along the way!

Amenities

  • Senior living in Seattle features a library Library
  • Senior living in Seattle features living areas Living Areas
  • Meetings at senior living in Seattle Meeting Spaces
  • Senior living in Seattle features a salon Salon
  • Senior living in Seattle features central air Central Air
  • Senior living in Seattle features a courtyard Courtyard
  • Senior living in Seattle features garages Garage
  • Senior living in Seattle features a wine bar Wine Bar
  • Senior living in Seattle features a greenhouse Greenhouse
  • Senior living in Seattle features a piano Piano
  • Senior living in Seattle features a patio/balcony Patio/Balcony
  • Senior living in Seattle features a washer/dryer Washer/Dryer
  • Senior living in Seattle features a kitchen Kitchen/Kitchenette
  • Senior living in Seattle features a movie theater Movie Theater

Services

  • Senior living in Seattle features 24-Hour Staffing 24-Hour Staffing
  • Senior living in Seattle includes a resident call system Resident Call System
  • Senior living in Seattle includes many transportation options Transportation Options
  • Seattle senior living includes anytime dining Anytime Dining
  • Senior living in Seattle includes on-site maintenance On-Site Maintenance
  • Weekly Housekeeping at senior living in Seattle Weekly Housekeeping
  • Wellness at senior living in Seattle Wellness Program
  • Pets Welcome at senior living in Seattle Pets Welcome

A word from our residents

Meet Your Neighbor

"Merrill Gardens at The University is a lovely place to live. A comfortable, healthy, safe lifestyle and a homey atmosphere. The Anytime Dining meals and snacks are a blessing. The people are friendly - it is just like a very friendly neighborhood. The staff is loving and caring and always ready to help. I feel truly at home. It meets all of my needs."

Barbara Virkelyst - Resident at Merrill Gardens at The University

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In the community

Making Memories

Our intergenerational lifestyle means more contact and connection with our community, and interaction with families, children, and people of all ages.

Merrill Gardens at The University

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