Enjoy More at Merrill Gardens at Tacoma
Our community is designed to meet your individual needs and give you the freedom to be yourself. We offer quality in independent senior living, assisted living and memory care from a family-owned company that knows connection is everything.
Visit And Enjoy A Meal On Us!
A message from the
When I first walked into Merrill Gardens at Tacoma in 2011, I felt at home right away! Our community is filled with wonderful residents, all with different and interesting stories to tell. Our team takes pride in caring for residents – this is evident every day, and in every area. Being the General Manager is such an amazing responsibility and I love leading this community to provide an inspiring environment for everyone.
I can’t wait to welcome you here! Welcome Home!
– Rob Brock, General Manager
Our Simple Assessment
We know the decision to move yourself or a loved one to a senior living community can feel overwhelming. Our simple four-minute assessment can help you make more informed choices and match your needs with the right level of support.
A Vibrant Lifestyle
We are close to shopping, dining, and other services in University Place and Fircrest. We are across the street from Sunset Terrace Park. Top notch medical providers are nearby too. Relax in the warm and friendly community with spacious apartments and cozy amenity spaces - including comfortable living rooms, a game room, wine bar style bistro, and library. The extensive community grounds include walking paths and lush landscaping. The community also has a salon, garage parking, and storage.
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 Tacoma can help you find a lifestyle that meets your financial situation. If your income is less than $37,650* annually as an individual or $43,000* 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.
Have a green thumb? You will love our Eldergrow gardening program!
Meet your Neighbor
Merrill Gardens turned out to be much more than we ever imagined. My husband and I have loved it here since the first day. There is a friendly and warm environment you feel immediately.
The dining atmosphere and delicious meals, plus outings, entertainment, movies, arts and crafts, and transportation to and from medical appointments are a few of the big benefits of being here.
I love my new home. And since losing my husband, I know I could not be in a better place because of all the wonderful friends and staff.
– Velta Andrews, Resident at Merrill Gardens at Tacoma
We know you're going to love it here.
It's all about choice. Choose from 120 apartments (studios, one, and two bedrooms), 14 cottages and 12 private memory care studios.
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.
Resident Call System
Explore other Merrill communities.
Merrill Gardens at Tacoma is honored to be recognized as "Caring Star of 2018" for excellence in senior living. Positive consumer ratings led to this industry leading distinction from Caring.com.