Merrill Gardens At Auburn

18 1st Street Southeast, Auburn, WA 98002

Merrill Gardens At Auburn 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.

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(253) 336-4858
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(253) 201-2586

Community insights for Merrill Gardens At Auburn


Highly rated for facilities

This community is in the top 7% for facilities among other similar communities.

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About Merrill Gardens At Auburn

Our community is designed to meet your individual needs and give you the freedom to be yourself. We offer quality independent senior living, assisted living and memory care from a family-owned company that knows connection is everything.

We know you’re going to love it here! Enjoy living in the middle of the action in downtown Auburn, close to a variety of stores, multiple restaurants, entertainment options and the Sounder train station. Medical facilities are abundant and easy to access.

The community offers spacious private apartments and great amenity spaces including a theater, library and bistro. Each apartment home has a washer and dryer and a full kitchen.

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.

Care at Merrill Gardens At Auburn

Care types offered

  • Assisted Living

    For seniors who need some help with daily activities and want a supportive community that’s active, social, and engaging. Explore Assisted Living in Auburn
  • Memory Care

    A supervised and secured community designed to support engagement and quality of life for residents living with dementia. Explore Memory Care in Auburn
  • Independent Living

    For active older adults who want to downsize to a home in a retirement community but don’t need help to live independently. Explore Independent Living in Auburn

Health care services

  • Mild cognitive impairment
  • 24-hour supervision
  • Dementia waiver

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  • Serves in Bellevue and Tacoma, WA
  • 4.9 (16 reviews)
  • Families helped: 1508
  • 5 years of experience
  • Top advisor: 2022, 2023
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    Reviews of Merrill Gardens At Auburn

    Seniorly Community Score
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    What families are saying
    The reviews for Merrill Gardens at Auburn are overwhelmingly positive, with many praising the staff, particularly Kayla Ferguson and Ardeana, for their kindness, patience, and dedication. The facility is described as clean, spacious, and secure, with a variety of activities and amenities available for residents. The community is friendly and caring, with residents looking out for each other. The memory care unit, The Garden House, is particularly praised for its calm yet lively atmosphere and personalized care. The food is generally good, with flexible meal times and a variety of options. However, some reviewers noted issues with slow service and decreased menu choices. Despite this, many reviewers expressed satisfaction with the quality of life their loved ones experienced at Merrill Gardens, and appreciated the facility's commitment to safety, particularly in relation to COVID-19. Overall, Merrill Gardens at Auburn is highly recommended for its professional, friendly staff, and high-quality care.
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    Amenities at Merrill Gardens At Auburn

    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
    • Restaurant-style dining

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    Seniorly Neighborhood Insights

    What you need to know for Auburn, WA (98002)

    Total population: 31,755

    33% of population is 50+ years old, 13% is 65+ years old

    Median income: $56,750

    The poverty rate is 3% higher for this region compared to the Washington state average, which is 9%


    8% of population identify themselves as Black, 7% as Asian, 22% as Hispanic, and 62% as White

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