Merrill Gardens at Gilroy


7600 Isabella Way , Gilroy, CA 95020

(855) 840-7257

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Merrill Gardens at Gilroy was an excellent place. We would definitely put our mother in there. The staff was very helpful, very kind, and courteous. We had lunch there, and it was a great experience. The apartments were very well appointed and had everything that I was looking for. They have shopping, Sunday masses, and other communal activities, and she could even get out and walk around the nearby creek. The 1-bedroom had a living area, kitchen, and a bedroom that was off to the side. The food was excellent. It was buffet style plus service so you can order anything. They even had a dessert tray. It was located in the green hillside.

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I Visited This Community

Wow, tried to get mom into MG's memory unit, met with marketer, paid deposit ($3k) only to be given the run around by their business and nursing staff for weeks afterwards. Multiple appt cancellations followed and finally we were sent to another MG facility to get a "nurses" assessment. Finally, 3 weeks later, they tell us they won't accept mom. Why? Because mom coughed while drinking some water. From that they determined they don't have the skills to care for mom. Excuse me? If you're a senior in PERFECT health I guess they'll accept you, but if that were the case, I'd get an apartment, it's cheaper. Clearly they look for only clients that require little or no care but have no problem accepting seniors ASSISTED Living fees. I expected better from the recommendations I'd seen.

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I Am A Friend Or Relative Of A Current/Past Resident

Great rural setting in gated community. Friendly caring staff. Dining Staff is excellent but quality of food needs to be improved, better menu selections, and more flavor.

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I Am A Friend Or Relative Of A Current/Past Resident

The facility has excellent personell - very caring. It is an excellent community & my mom is very happy to be here.

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I Am A Current/Past Resident

I enjoy my nice rooms with many windows looking out at a beautiful view of mountains, sky + trees + green shrubs + flowers! Having activities, exercises, singing + various programs keeps life interesting + buzie.

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I Am A Current/Past Resident

Would like to see top notch, professional, first class food in selection and preparation + service.

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Costs for Merrill Gardens at Gilroy

Independent Living Starting Cost per Month:

$ 3,050

Assisted Living Starting Cost per Month:

$ 3,500

Memory Care Starting Cost per Month:

$ 3,200

Medicaid/Medicare Not Accepted

Amenities at Merrill Gardens at Gilroy

Property Info

Licensed Capacity: 214

Emergency Services: Less than 3 Miles

Shopping: Less than 1 Mile

Recreation: Less than 1 Mile

Minimum Age: 62

Resident Capacity: 160

State License #: 435202344

Private Units

Studio Apartments

1-Bedroom Units

2-Bedroom Units

Air Conditioning/Climate Control


Full Kitchen

Emergency Call System

24-Hour Staffing

Employee Background Checks

Parking Provided

Beauty/Barber Shop

Chapel Services





Activities with the Gilroy Senior Center

Men's Outings, Ladies Tea Socials

Summer Concert Series

Two Full-time Activity Directors


Outside Patio/Gardens

Computer/Internet Access

Cable/Satellite TV

Four Separate Dining Rooms

Gated Community


Medication Management

Diabetes Care

Help with Activities of Daily Living

Transportation to Appointments

Other Transportation Provided

Guest Meals

Private Laundry


Two Levels of Memory Care

Description of Merrill Gardens at Gilroy

Nestled on 22 acres of manicured grounds, Merrill Gardens At Gilroy is a beautiful gated senior living community. Our ideal location is just minutes away from local shopping spots, churches, medical services and other local amenities. We are able to provide a wide range of senior living options. These include independent living, assisted living and memory care. No matter what life brings their way, our residents can receive the help and assistance they need right within the caring walls of our community.

Merrill Gardens At Gilroy is committed to providing an alternative to traditional retirement housing. As a resident-focused company, we strive to provide the best in retirement community living by supporting independence, individuality, privacy and the decision-making abilities of our residents.

Featured Amenities

Activities of all kinds are organized by our full-time Activity Director and held on a regular basis, including ladies tea socials, events and gatherings at the Gilroy Senior Center, men's outings, summer concert series and more. Accommodations here at Merrill Gardens At Gilroy are available in studio, one- and two-bedroom floor plans. Most units, save for those in The Courtyard, come equipped with a kitchen or kitchenette, individually controlled thermostat and emergency call system.

Daily meals are freshly prepared and served in three of our four dining rooms. For special events, a fourth private dining room is available for use. Arrangements can easily be made for individuals who have specific dietary needs. When not sharing a meal with friends, residents can often be found enjoying a good book in our library, taking a dip in our private pool and savoring a cup of coffee in our café.

Available Services

All accommodations at Merrill Gardens At Gilroy receive routine housekeeping and linen services. Residents enjoying assisted living at our community reside in The Promenade where they can receive assistance with daily tasks such as medication management, personal hygiene and ambulation.

Seniors in need of memory care reside in The Plaza and The Courtyard. The Plaza caters to individuals that are facing the daily challenges presented with early dementia, while residents with more advanced memory care needs are cared for in The Courtyard.

Whether you are seeking a relaxing retirement experience or more advance senior care, Merrill Gardens At Gilroy is an excellent option for California seniors.