A message from the
After spending 25 years in the hospitality industry and never really getting to know the customers very well, I am thrilled to be able to come to work each day and build true relationships with all of our wonderful residents. Although it sounds cliché, it is truly like a family here at our community in Tacoma, and each of our team members are truly dedicated to enhancing the lives of everyone who makes our community their home.
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.
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 Tacoma
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, assisted living and memory care from a family owned company that knows connection is everything.
Home for the Holidays
Call today to schedule your personal visit and join us for the holidays!
Income Qualified Program
Merrill Gardens at Tacoma can help you find a lifestyle that meets your financial situation. If your income is less than $26,150* annually as an individual or $29,850* annually for a couple, enjoy all that Merrill Gardens has to offer at a discounted rate. Apartments start at $1,500. Call today to see if you qualify!
*Amounts are subject to change by the WSHFC. Please ask for details.
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.
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 Tacoma – 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.
Have a green thumb? You will love our Eldergrow gardening program!
- 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
"At Merrill Gardens at Tacoma I appreciate the appropriate care provided by exceptional staff members who are professional, personable, and obviously care about each resident. We like the tasty and varied healthy food, and there are many activities offered. We have made many new friendships too.
What is not to like?! I’m happy to be here!"
Mel Gidley - Resident at Merrill Gardens at Tacoma
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 Tacoma
Located in the heart of downtown Auburn, this brand new community is close to dining, shopping, and the Sounder Train.
at Renton Centre
Located in the heart of downtown Renton, this community is next door to shopping, retail, and restaurants. It's just a short stroll to city parks.
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