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
The minimum age that a resident may be is 60 years old.
Staffing24-Hour Awake Staff
Facility Care Level
Care Level Percentage Light Care 11% Medium Care 88% Heavy Care 0%
Additional ServicesDiabetic Care
The community can help residents monitor their blood sugar but cannot give insulin injections.
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.
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteDevotional Services OffsiteIndoor Common Areas
Other ServicesHospice Available
Activities ProvidedNone 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 - $4,400Disclaimer: 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care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date.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 MonthlyDisclaimer: 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care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date.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 careCommercial InsurancePrivate paySocial SecuritySeparate pricing structure for careVeteran's benefits
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|City||Distance||Number of Facilities||Average Cost for 1 Bedroom|
|Santa Maria||0 miles||8||$2,000|
|Arroyo Grande||0 miles||1||N/A|
|San Luis Obispo||0 miles||2||$3,500|
General Pricing Information for Santa Maria Memory Care
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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.
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.
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 atmospherereviewed 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.