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1220 Suey Road, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Care provided: Assisted Living, Retirement Communities, Alzheimer's Memory Care
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  • Community Information

    Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria is an assisted living facility in Santa Maria, CA. Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria offers activities at their location for residents. These activities generally allow residents to maintain healthy lifestyles by encouraging movement and socializing with their peers.

    Being able to chat with other residents becomes an important part of many peoples' lives and Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria offers common spaces indoors to support that need. The benefit of living in an assisted living community is that making meals can be costly and time consuming process so Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria provides meals for residents.

    Staff is awake and available 24 hours a day so if any emergencies occur no matter the time, there will be someone ready to help. Making sure residents with diabetes monitor their insulin levels is clearly an important task and Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria can help with that task. If a resident needs assistance moving from a bed to a wheelchair, this facility has staff who can help.

    Unique Features

    - Apartments are spacious with large bathrooms
    - "Anytime Dining Program" - Dining Room open most of the day
    - At least 5 choices on menu for every meal, somtimes more
    - Always a fish entree for midday meal
    - Outdoor pool with jacuzzi

  • Residents

    Nurse
    Male
    Female

    The minimum age that a resident may be is 60 years old.


    Staffing

    24-Hour Awake Staff


    Facility Care Level

    Care Level Percentage
    Light Care11%
    Medium Care88%
    Heavy Care0%

    Additional Services

    Diabetic Care
    The community can help residents monitor their blood sugar but cannot give insulin injections.

    Incontinence Care
    Incontinent residents must be able to manage incontinence themselves.

    Non Ambulatory Care
    This community can provide standby assistance for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.

  • Transportation

    Complimentary Transportation

    Smoking

    Additional Amenities

    Activities Onsite
    Devotional Services Offsite
    Indoor Common Areas

    Other Services

    Hospice Available

    Meals

    Meals Provided

    Activities Provided

    None specified at this time.
  • Average Room Pricing at Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria

    Room Type Assisted Living
    Studio Averages $2,100 - $2,600 Monthly
    1 Bedroom Averages $2,400 - $3,000 Monthly
    Semi-Private
    2 Bedrooms Averages $3,000 - $3,700 Monthly
    Disclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.


    Estimated Fees at Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria

    Fee Type Assisted Living
    Community Fee
    Respite Fee
    Buy-In Fee
    High Care Needs Fee Averages $1,900 - $2,400 Monthly
    Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $900 - $1,200 Monthly
    Low Care Needs Fee Averages $400 - $500 Monthly
    2nd Person Fee Averages $500 - $700 Monthly
    Disclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.

    Paying for care

    Commercial Insurance
    Private pay
    Social Security
    Separate pricing structure for care
    Veteran's benefits

Nearby Communities

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Nearby Cities

City Distance Number of Facilities Average CostAverage Cost for 1 Bedroom
Santa Maria0 miles2$2,790
Lompoc22 miles1N/A
San Luis Obispo26 miles2$4,250
Solvang29 miles2$3,200
Paso Robles46 miles1$4,230
Santa Barbara54 miles2$5,500

General Pricing Information for Santa Maria Assisted Living

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
1 Bedroom$2,650$2,790$3,000
2 Bedrooms$3,300$3,300$3,300
Studio$2,000$2,180$2,300

Community Reviews

We seemed very happy with them.

reviewed on: 01/08/2014 by Family

We seemed very happy with them. We ate there and we were happy with the meals. Whenever we called they were right there to help. When we spoke with the residents, they were very friendly and happy... Read the full review.

Great Place, Too Spread Out for Dad

reviewed on: 10/11/2013 by Family Member

It's a phenomenal place. It's a real large community with two complete buildings. They have a memory care facility on site and some stand alone apartments called bungalows for independent living.... Read the full review.

5 stars!

reviewed on: 12/17/2014 by Anonymous

Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria is a great place, I'd give them top marks across the board! The staff is fantastic, the food is good, and all of the people who live here are friendly. The facility... Read the full review.

Tour Merrill Gardens, Santa Maria to appreciate the option.

reviewed on: 11/10/2018 by Anonymous

My family member is doing well at Merrill Gardens, Santa Maria. The entire building is immaculate. The food services are great. Great effort is made to provide stimulating and enjoyable... Read the full review.

very helpful

reviewed on: 12/12/2014 by Anonymous

They were very helpful and always available, since I live out of state, to help make sure mom is taken care of. Any time I had any questions they were quick to answer. Mom is in a much better... Read the full review.

 
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