Truewood by Merrill, Scottsdale

9185 East Desert Cove Avenue, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Truewood by Merrill, Scottsdale is a recipient of the 2024 Best of Senior Living Award from Seniorly. Communities that received this were among the highest rated by residents and families.
This community is a recipient of the 2024 Best of Senior Living Award from Seniorly. Communities that received this were among the highest rated by residents and families.

For residents and staff
(480) 426-7604
For pricing and availability
(480) 999-9570

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About Truewood by Merrill, Scottsdale

Truewood by Merrill, Scottsdale is in the vibrant heart of Scottsdale, with easy access to Phoenix, Mesa, and Tempe, Arizona. It truly is at the center of it all, near shopping, restaurants, and world-class medical centers. Truewood by Merrill, Scottsdale is a beautiful place to live with a desert landscape and mountain views. We proudly offer independent living, assisted living and memory care.

Care at Truewood by Merrill, Scottsdale

Care types offered

  • Memory Care

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Health care services

  • Mild cognitive impairment
  • Activities of daily living assistance
  • Medication management

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  • Serves in Phoenix, AZ
  • 4.8 (6 reviews)
  • Families helped: 1416
  • 16 years of experience
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    Reviews of Truewood by Merrill, Scottsdale

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    Based on Seniorly's proprietary scoring, including 76 reviews across the web
    What families are saying
    Truewood by Merrill, also known as Desert Flower, is a senior living community in Scottsdale, Arizona that offers assisted living and memory care services. The facility has received mostly positive reviews from residents and their families, with many praising the caring and professional staff, clean and well-maintained building, and excellent food. The community offers a variety of activities and amenities, including a spacious dining room, a fitness program, and a salon. Some residents have also appreciated the flexibility of the dining hours and the option for short-term stays. However, there have been some criticisms. A few reviewers have mentioned issues with the facility's response time to calls for assistance, and some have reported problems with staff turnover and theft. There were also complaints about the size of the apartments and the lack of outdoor space for memory care residents. Some reviewers felt that the facility was too large and impersonal, and suggested that a smaller group home might be a better fit for some seniors. Despite these criticisms, many reviewers would still recommend Truewood by Merrill to others. One reviewer, whose parents moved into the facility, described it as "amazing" and praised the staff for their helpfulness and care. Another reviewer, who had been a resident for almost a year, described Truewood as a "perfect fit" and gave it his highest commendation.
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    Amenities at Truewood by Merrill, Scottsdale

    Room amenities

    • Air conditioning
    • Telephone

    Community amenities

    • Fitness programs
    • Scheduled daily activities
    • Movie nights

    Community services

    • Housekeeping
    • Concierge
    • Move-in coordination

    Dining services

    • Dining room
    • Diabetes diet
    • Special dietary restrictions

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    Seniorly Neighborhood Insights

    What you need to know for Scottsdale, AZ (85260)

    Total population: 39,639

    45% of population is 50+ years old, 23% is 65+ years old

    Median income: $97,805

    The poverty rate is 8% lower for this region compared to the Arizona state average, which is 13%


    2% of population identify themselves as Black, 6% as Asian, 7% as Hispanic, and 88% as White

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