1220 Suey Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454
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  • Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria Dementia Care

    Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria is a memory care provider in Santa Maria, CA.  Staff are on service 24 hours a day.  There are activities appropriate for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia that help keep residents active and engaged.  Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria may allow residents to keep a dog or cat.  

    Features at a glance

  • 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

    Meals

    Meals Provided


    Additional Amenities

    Activities Onsite
    Devotional Services Offsite
    Indoor Common Areas

    Other Services

    Hospice Available

    Activities Provided

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

    Room Type Memory Care
    Studio Averages $4,500 - $5,500
    Semi-Private Averages $3,600 - $4,400
    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care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date.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 Memory Care
    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
    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care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date.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

If Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria isn't quite what you're looking for, take a look at a few other nearby communities that might be a better match.

Amalia's Residence II Nearby Community
1206 Kensington Ave, Santa Maria, CA
0.44 miles away.
Freda's RCFE Inc #3 Nearby Community
1106 Grapevine Rd, Santa Maria, CA
0.6 miles away.
A Splendid Living RCFE Nearby Community
2305 Caballero Ln, Santa Maria, CA
3.49 miles away.
Lynn's RCFE II Nearby Community
2730 Santa Barbara Ln, Santa Maria, CA
3.99 miles away.
Candlewood House 2 Nearby Community
2622 Marlberry St, Santa Maria, CA
4.04 miles away.
Candlewood House 3 Nearby Community
2750 Banyan Way, Santa Maria, CA
4.14 miles away.
Sacred Heart Residential... Nearby Community
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Nearby Cities

City Distance Number of Facilities Average Cost for 1 Bedroom
Santa Maria0 miles8$2,000
Nipomo0 miles1$3,300
Arroyo Grande0 miles1N/A
Lompoc0 miles1$5,800
San Luis Obispo0 miles2$3,500
Solvang0 miles2$5,750

General Pricing Information for Santa Maria Memory Care

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
1 Bedroom$2,000$2,000$2,000
Semi-Private$1,500$2,725$3,950
Studio$2,000$3,725$4,950

Community Reviews

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.

reviewed on: 02/29/2016 by Anonymous

Mom is doing very well at Merrill Gardens. Since moving in she's made quite a few friends and the food there is fantastic! The staff have been great and I'm hoping that with time Mom will start to... Read the full review.

reviewed on: 01/24/2018 by Anonymous

We couldn't find a fault with what we saw. We have always heard how expensive Merrill Gardens is, but all we saw was value for our money!

Beautiful atmosphere

reviewed on: 09/02/2015 by Anonymous

Need more employees for amount of residents,food was not cut up into bite size pieces so many residents were not able to eat it considering they are not allowed knives and some have a hard time... Read the full review.

Lovely place!

reviewed on: 05/08/2014 by STiffany

Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria CA is a great place. Everything is clean, and the staff are happy friendly people!They answer questions with care and empathize with family when issues arrive. Large... Read the full review.

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