The Academy, A Merrill Gardens Community | Independent Living

1216 N Superior Street, Spokane, WA, 99202

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The Academy is located next to Mission Park on the bank of the Spokane River in Spokane, Washington. Our apartment-style independent living community offers all of the amenities of a home without the work. Imagine a life without household chores, yard work or home maintenance. Invite guests to a meal, special event or social outing.

Location of The Academy

- Close to medical services, shopping and restaurants - Paved walking paths and garden areas - Landscaped grounds

Services offered at The Academy

- Independent living and assisted living - 24-hour staff - Anytime Dining served restaurant style - Weekly housekeeping and linen service - Full activity program - On-site maintenance

Features

- Studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments with kitchenettes - Comfortable lounge areas and activity room - Private dining room available for special events - Salon and barbershop - Resident and guest parking - Guest suites available for visitors - Small pets welcome - Resident call system in every apartment

Essentials

- Month-to-month rental, no buy-in required - All utilities included, except telephone and cable - Centrally located laundry rooms - Total apartments: 97

What Makes Us Special


Picturesque grounds, bordered by beautiful Mission Park, the Centennial Trail and the Spokane River. Located on the Gonzaga University Campus, close to shopping, and medical facilities. Warm and welcoming, smaller community, with an intimate Assisted Living building. Built in 1891, our historical and unique building is listed on the local, state and National Register of Historic Places. Anytime Dining and 60-day guarantee

Features of The Academy, A Merrill Gardens Community


Technology and entertainment

  • Cable TV in resident's rooms
  • Technology extra: Emergency Call System

Health services

  • Medication Management

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Studio apartments
  • Companion suites: We do not offer companion suites

Features

  • Beauty/Barber shop
  • Hiking trails
  • TV room
  • Gardens/outside patio
  • Parking for residents
  • 24-hour security gate
  • Transportation for residents (shuttle bus or similar)
  • Shared space where residents can host parties
  • Features extra: Library

Dining options

  • Some residents have in-room kitchenettes
  • Meals in a shared dining room
  • Some residents have in-room full kitchens (including oven, etc.)
  • Dining extra: Anytime dining 7am-7pm

Activities

  • Fitness
  • Arts, woodworking, craft
  • Organized offsite activities (outings, etc)
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious services
  • Lectures and discussions
  • Book clubs
  • Wii sports competition
  • Tai chi
  • Yoga
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Activities extra: Computer class

Guest services

  • Guests can attend meals
  • Guests can stay overnight
  • Ample parking for guests

Cleaning services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry service for clothes
  • Laundry service for linens
  • Private services

Costs

  • We charge monthly rent plus additional fees for specific care needs, as needed
  • We charge an entry fee
  • Fee structure extra: We offer a month-to-month rental
  • Minimum rate: $2,095/month

General

  • Pets: Small pets allowed
  • Staff patient ratio: 1 to 7
  • We offer respite care (short term stays)
  • Minimum age: 62

Licenses

  • Licenses: Boarding Home

Financial guidance

  • We help families explore other financial options to afford senior living

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