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Merrill Gardens At Willow Glen

1420 Curci Dr, San Jose, CA 95126

Independent Living Assisted Living Memory Care
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(800) 780-8101

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(408) 457-0898

Estimated Pricing

Estimated $4,748
One Bedroom
Estimated $5,981
Two Bedroom
Estimated $7,356

Price Comparison

  • Average City Price: $5,613
  • Average State Price: $4,162
  • Average National Price: $4,181

  • Merrill Gardens At Willow Glen Description

    Merrill Gardens At Willow Glen is a very large 150 bed community that offers independent living, assisted living and memory care and is about 2.4 miles outside the town of Campbell, California and is part of the Merrill Gardens network of communities. Residents who live at the facility are able to choose from a range of studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom and suite room layouts.

    The community has an average rating of 8.2 out of 10 making it the 30th highest rated community in the city out of 55 communities. See more information on reviews.

    To find information about the surrounding area including weather, crime, health facilities, parks, and more you can explore the neighborhood here.

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    Care Types at Community

    This community offers the following types of care

    Independent Living

    Independent living offers seniors the freedom to enjoy their retirement in a supportive community setting, with amenities and activities tailored to their active lifestyle.

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    Assisted Living

    Assisted living offers a supportive community environment with personalized care and assistance for seniors who value their independence but need help with daily activities.

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    Memory Care

    Memory care offers specialized support for seniors with Alzheimer's and dementia, focusing on safety, personalized care, and enhancing life quality.

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    Community Reviews

    Merrill Gardens At Willow Glen
    Based on My Caring Plan's proprietary scoring, including 120 reviews across the web


  • Ranking in City: 36 out of 60 communities in San Jose
  • Ranking in State: 2151 out of 3640 communities in CA
  • Food and Dining A

    Value for Price D

    Activities A

    Facility and Grounds A

    Care B

    Staff A

    Cleanliness A

    Employee Reviews

    Merrill Gardens
    Based on My Caring Plan's proprietary scoring, including 703 reviews across the web

    The following insights are from employees that work in California

    Employee Pay B

    Employee Staff B

    Employee Culture B

    Review Summary

    The following is an AI generated summary of the reviews of the community from across the web.

    Positive Reviews:

    • Many reviewers highlight the caring, clean, and accessible environment of Merrill Gardens Willow Glen, with residents and their families expressing satisfaction and love for the place.
    • Staff members, including the Community Relations Director, Managing Director, and nurses, are praised for their helpful, responsive, compassionate, and professional demeanor throughout the moving process and daily operations.
    • Despite challenges such as management changes and staffing issues, the facility is noted for its improvement under new leadership, with a focus on resident care, cleanliness, and open communication with families.
    • Special commendation is given to the Director for their exceptional, compassionate, and efficient management, significantly contributing to the positive living experience for residents.
    • The food quality is described as fabulous by some, likening it to five-star meals, and the overall community environment is deemed beautiful and amazing by reviewers.

    Negative Reviews:

    • Some reviews express concerns over poor staffing levels, constant turnover of staff and facility managers, and poor quality food preparation.
    • There are complaints about the facility being overpriced, with minimal house cleaning services and additional charges for staff assistance.


    Merrill Gardens Willow Glen receives mixed reviews, with many praising its staff, management, and living environment, while others raise concerns about staffing and food quality. The facility is recommended by several reviewers for those looking for a senior living option, highlighting its commitment to resident care and satisfaction.


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    Concierge Services


    Freedom of Choice

    Independence Fostering

    Beautifully Landscaped



    Active Living Program

    Fitness Classes



    Charity Work

    Daily Activities

    Community Amenities

    24-Hour Staffing

    Resident Call System

    On-Site Maintenance

    Weekly Housekeeping


    Living Areas

    Room Amenities

    Private Apartments

    Generous Living Spaces

    Choice of Floor Plans

    Central Air




    Anytime Dining

    Restaurant-Style Dining



    Transportation Options

    Scheduled Transportation

    Underground Parking



    Pets Welcome

    What is in the Neighborhood

    General Area Overview
    • The closest city is Campbell which is 2.4 miles away and has a population of 41,117 (mid sized town).
    • The average income is $133,654, which is very high compared to other zip codes.
    • Weather
      • High Temperature: 78
      • Low Temperature: 54
      • Average Temperature: 66.2
      • Day Breakdown: The area gets 66 days of rain and 298 days of sun
      • Precipitation: 0.6 inches a year

    Demographic Overview
    • The median age is 36.5 years old, high compared to other cities.
    • 2.66% of the population are Veterans which is a very low percentage of Veterans compared to other cities.
    • 39.1% of the population are Foreign-born which is a very high percentage of Foreign-born compared to other cities.
    • The population is 1% American Indian and Alaska Native, 31% Asian, 3% Black or African-American, 27% Hispanic or Latino, and 36% White.

    Health and Safety Overview
    • The average life expectancy in zip code is 82.65 years old, which is very high compared to other zip codes.
    • Air Quality: Good Days 178.0, Moderate Days 64.0, Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Days 2.0, Unhealthy Days 0.0, Very Unhealthy Days 0.0, Hazardous Days 0.0

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    dd's Discounts
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    Arteagas Food Center
    0.6 miles away
    Baby Super&Rocker
    0.7 miles away
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    Safeway 1483
    1.0 miles away


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    Bus Stations

    Meridian Avenue & Curci Drive
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    Meridian Avenue & Westwood Drive
    0.1 miles away
    Meridian Avenue & Fruitdale Avenue
    0.2 miles away
    Fruitdale Avenue & Meridian Avenue
    0.2 miles away
    Fruitdale Avenue & Southwest Expressway
    0.2 miles away


    U.S. Bank
    0.7 miles away
    CEFCU Willow Glen Member Center
    0.7 miles away
    Comerica Bank
    0.7 miles away
    0.8 miles away
    Bank of America
    0.8 miles away


    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
    1.0 miles away
    O’Connor Hospital
    1.8 miles away
    Good Samaritan Hospital
    4.1 miles away
    El Camino Hospital Los Gatos
    4.2 miles away
    Mission Oaks Hospital
    4.7 miles away


    CVS Pharmacy
    0.5 miles away
    0.9 miles away
    Rite Aid
    1.0 miles away
    Safeway Pharmacy
    1.1 miles away
    Community, A Walgreens Pharmacy
    1.3 miles away


    Robert A Gong-Guy, DDS
    0.4 miles away
    Mashouf Orthodontics
    0.4 miles away
    San Jose Endodontics
    0.4 miles away
    Willow Glen Family Dentistry
    0.4 miles away
    Dental Smiles
    0.7 miles away


    Saint Elizabeth Park
    0.1 miles away
    Willow Street Frank Bramhall Park
    0.3 miles away
    O'Connor Park
    0.9 miles away
    Palm Haven Park
    0.9 miles away
    Palomar Park
    0.9 miles away

    Places of Worship

    Trinity Cathedral
    2.4 miles away
    San Jose Quaker Meeting House
    2.5 miles away
    The First Unitarian Church of San José
    2.6 miles away


    The Garden at Willow Glen
    0.7 miles away
    0.9 miles away
    Westfield Valley Fair
    2.0 miles away
    Grand Century Mall
    3.6 miles away
    Santa Clara Town Center
    3.8 miles away


    Children's Musical Theater San Jose
    0.7 miles away
    The Alameda ArtWorks
    1.6 miles away
    Gallery Framing
    1.6 miles away
    Carlile Glass Gallery
    1.7 miles away
    School of Visual Philosophy
    1.7 miles away


    0.3 miles away
    Tequila’s Taqueria
    0.4 miles away
    Bill's Cafe
    0.7 miles away
    Puerto Azul
    0.7 miles away
    The Table
    0.7 miles away

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    This community is licensed by the state of CA. It is a large-sized community with 150 total beds.


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