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The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community

2655 N Pebble Creek Pkwy, Goodyear, AZ 85395

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

To Reach a Resident

(623) 208-5842

Estimated Pricing

Estimated $2,391
One Bedroom
Estimated $3,012
Two Bedroom
Estimated $3,704

Price Comparison

  • Average City Price: $3,005
  • Average State Price: $3,342
  • Average National Price: $4,181

  • The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community Description

    The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community is a very large 142 bed community that offers independent living, assisted living and memory care and is about 2.3 miles outside the small town of Litchfield Park, Arizona 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, suite and semi-private or share or companion room layouts.

    The community has an average rating of 8.5 out of 10 making it the 7th highest rated community in the city out of 13 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

    The Groves, A Merrill Gardens Community
    Based on My Caring Plan's proprietary scoring, including 104 reviews across the web


  • Ranking in City: 11 out of 13 communities in Goodyear
  • Ranking in State: 636 out of 926 communities in AZ
  • Food and Dining A

    Value for Price B

    Activities A

    Facility and Grounds A

    Care A

    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 Arizona

    Employee Pay B

    Employee Staff A

    Review Summary

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

    The Groves receives a mix of reviews, highlighting various aspects of its service and facilities. Positive comments often mention the friendly and professional staff, including receptionists, caregivers, and the activities director, who organize engaging events like carnivals and Oktoberfest. The facility is praised for its cleanliness, thanks to diligent housekeeping, and the quality of its food, with special mention of the chef. Residents enjoy a range of activities, and the inclusion of pets is a noted benefit. The community's appearance is likened to a nice hotel, with tastefully decorated grounds and interiors suitable for different living arrangements such as Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care.

    However, there are significant concerns raised by some reviewers regarding the quality of care and management. Complaints include perceived neglect, poor communication, especially concerning financial transactions like refunds, and a lack of consistent quality care unless family visits are anticipated. These negative experiences have led to some families deciding to move their loved ones out of the facility.

    Despite these criticisms, many reviewers express satisfaction with the community, noting the caring nature of the staff across various roles, from the front desk to maintenance and nursing. The memory care section receives particular praise for its well-maintained environment and the range of activities available to residents. The overall sentiment from many family members is one of gratitude for the care and attention their loved ones receive at The Groves.


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    Medication management

    Wellness program

    Personal care services


    24-hour staffing

    On-site maintenance

    Weekly housekeeping

    Laundry and cleaning

    Linen service

    Concierge services


    Active Living program

    Social connections

    Fitness classes


    Daily activities

    Enriching activities

    Community Amenities



    Living areas

    Meeting spaces

    Movie theater

    Outdoor patio

    Room Amenities

    Central air



    Resident call system


    Anytime Dining flexibility

    Restaurant-style dining


    Dining area

    Restaurant-style dining room


    Transportation options



    Pets welcome

    What is in the Neighborhood

    General Area Overview
    • The closest city is Litchfield Park which is 2.3 miles away and has a population of 5,533 (very small town).
    • The average income is $91,646, which is very high compared to other zip codes.
    • Weather
      • High Temperature: 95
      • Low Temperature: 57
      • Average Temperature: 77.0
      • Day Breakdown: The area gets 58 days of rain and 306 days of sun
      • Precipitation: 0.7 inches a year

    Demographic Overview
    • The median age is 38.6 years old, very high compared to other cities.
    • 9.68% of the population are Veterans which is a very high percentage of Veterans compared to other cities.
    • 14.9% of the population are Foreign-born which is a average percentage of Foreign-born compared to other cities.
    • The population is 1% American Indian and Alaska Native, 5% Asian, 8% Black or African-American, 21% Hispanic or Latino, and 63% White.

    Health and Safety Overview
    • The crime rate is 4.03 per 100 people which is average compared to other cities.
      • Violent Crime: 0.62 incidents per 100 people
      • Property Crime: 2.43 incidents per 100 people
      • Drug-Related Crime: 0.57 incidents per 100 people

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    Walmart Supercenter
    1.2 miles away
    1.4 miles away
    1.7 miles away
    Walmart Neighborhood Market
    1.7 miles away
    Sprouts Farmers Market
    3.1 miles away

    None Found

    Bus Stations

    0.8 miles away
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    0.5 miles away
    Comerica Bank
    0.7 miles away
    Wells Fargo
    1.7 miles away
    BMO Harris Bank
    1.9 miles away
    West Valley National Bank
    1.9 miles away


    West Valley Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Center
    1.8 miles away
    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Western Regional Medical Center
    2.1 miles away
    Abrazo West Campus
    2.3 miles away
    Banner Estrella Medical Center
    7.6 miles away
    Dignity Health St. Joseph's Westgate Medical Center
    7.9 miles away


    0.8 miles away
    CVS Pharmacy
    2.3 miles away
    Walmart Pharmacy
    7.6 miles away
    Safeway Pharmacy
    8.4 miles away


    PVPD - Palm Valley Pediatric Dentistry
    1.2 miles away
    SC Dentistry at Palm Valley
    2.1 miles away
    Warren and Hagerman Family Dentistry
    2.2 miles away
    Olson Orthodontics
    2.4 miles away
    Bradshaw Dental
    2.5 miles away


    0.1 miles away
    Bullard Wash Park
    0.3 miles away
    Rio Paseo Park
    0.7 miles away
    Canyon Trails Park
    1.1 miles away

    Places of Worship

    First Methodist Episcopal Church of Glendale
    12.7 miles away
    Roosevelt community church
    18.4 miles away


    Desert Sky Mall
    9.5 miles away
    Arrowhead Towne Center
    14.8 miles away
    Metrocenter Mall
    17.0 miles away
    Christown Spectrum Mall
    17.4 miles away
    My Florist Plaza
    17.9 miles away


    Performing Arts Center
    2.7 miles away
    Sun Bowl Amphitheatre
    9.1 miles away
    Ak-Chin Pavilion
    9.2 miles away
    E. Lowell Rogers Amphitheater
    12.7 miles away
    Arizona Broadway Theatre
    14.5 miles away


    Olive Garden
    0.9 miles away
    Native Grill & Wings - Pebble Creek
    0.9 miles away
    Red Lobster
    0.9 miles away
    Texas Roadhouse
    0.9 miles away
    P.F. Chang's
    1.3 miles away

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    This community is licensed by the state of AZ. It is a large-sized community with 142 total beds.


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