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Independent and Assisted Living
In Concord, NC

Our beautiful Life Plan Community in the heart of Concord offers vibrant independent living, engaged assisted living, person-centered memory care, and skilled medical and nursing care. As part of the Baptist Retirement Homes family, our commitment to quality care and meaningful living is an opportunity every one of our residents deserves at Taylor Glen. BRH is a faith-based, not-for-profit organization with a 70-year legacy of excellence, providing older adults with a second-to-none senior living experience rooted in our core values — honesty, fairness, compassion, cooperation, dependability, humor, kindness, loyalty, patience, and conscientiousness.

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Independent Living

Independent Living

Five styles of congregate apartments are available for individuals or couples wishing for an active, maintenance-free lifestyle in a vibrant community that offers full-service amenities from housekeeping to fine dining. Adjacent to the apartments is the plaza area, which includes both indoor and outdoor common areas that encourage conversation, neighborliness, and fun. A card room, a billiards room, a music room, a library, a multipurpose room, a café, a private dining room, and a formal dining room highlight the causal elegancy of the Taylor Glen community.

Assisted Living

Private, assisted living rooms with a complete bath are available to individuals who need some assistance with daily living tasks, such as dressing, meals, or bathing. Medication technicians are available to assist residents with medication monitoring, and licensed nurses are available 24 hours a day.
Independent living

Memory Care

The Memory-Enhanced Residence is a private 12-room unit designed to provide quality care for those dealing with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia-related disorders in a safe setting that feels like home. This unit provides an additional level of care between assisted living and nursing care, and gives residents the opportunity to engage in activities designed for cognitive enhancement in a flourishing environment. Meals are served family style, medication technicians provide daily care, and an enclosed garden provides access to enjoy the outdoors.

Short-Term Rehab

Short-term rehab is designed to help residents get back on their feet. From post-hospitalization due to an illness or surgery, or an injury that needs some healing time, our skilled medical team and staff assist with the transition from recovery to normal life.

Skilled Nursing Care

Nursing care services are available for independent living residents for short-term illness, long-term stay, or post-hospitalization for a recuperative period of time, such as broken bones or following surgery. Licensed nurses and certified nursing assistants provide care to those in the Nursing Care Center.

Premier senior living in North Carolina with
Exceptional Care

Baptist Retirement Homes is a corporation made up of two Life Plan Communities offering the full continuum of care, one community offering assisted living and skilled nursing, and a free-standing assisted living community. Our beautiful communities include independent living, assisted living, memory care, and medical and nursing care.

Independent Living

Independent Living

Five styles of congregate apartments are available for individuals or couples wishing for an active, maintenance-free lifestyle in a vibrant community that offers full-service amenities from housekeeping to fine dining. Adjacent to the apartments is the plaza area, which includes both indoor and outdoor common areas that encourage conversation, neighborliness, and fun. A card room, a billiards room, a music room, a library, a multipurpose room, a café, a private dining room, and a formal dining room highlight the causal elegancy of the Taylor Glen community.
Independent living

Assisted Living

Private, assisted living rooms with a complete bath are available to individuals who need some assistance with daily living tasks, such as dressing, meals, or bathing. Medication technicians are available to assist residents with medication monitoring, and licensed nurses are available 24 hours a day.

Memory Care

The Memory-Enhanced Residence is a private 12-room unit designed to provide quality care for those dealing with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia-related disorders in a safe setting that feels like home. This unit provides an additional level of care between assisted living and nursing care, and gives residents the opportunity to engage in activities designed for cognitive enhancement in a flourishing environment. Meals are served family style, medication technicians provide daily care, and an enclosed garden provides access to enjoy the outdoors.

Short-Term Rehab

Short-term rehab is designed to help residents get back on their feet. From post-hospitalization due to an illness or surgery, or an injury that needs some healing time, our skilled medical team and staff assist with the transition from recovery to normal life.

Skilled Nursing Care

Nursing care services are available for independent living residents for short-term illness, long-term stay, or post-hospitalization for a recuperative period of time, such as broken bones or following surgery. Licensed nurses and certified nursing assistants provide care to those in the Nursing Care Center.

Lifetime Guarantee

Taylor Glen, like all Baptist Retirement Homes communities, offers residents the security of lifetime care, including the promise that if their life expectancy outdistances their financial resources, Baptist Retirement Homes will continue to care for them for the remainder of their lives.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a continuing care retirement community?


Taylor Glen is a continuing care retirement community designed to provide active retirees with a gracious and comfortable lifestyle with numerous amenities, as well as the security of knowing that a healthcare continuum of care is available in the future, if needed.

Taylor Glen offers its residents a choice of four living options:

  • Active retirement for individuals and couples in apartment and garden home settings
  • Assisted living for individuals and couples who need some help with everyday living activities
  • A memory-enhanced residence for care of those with dementia-related disorders
  • Nursing care services on both a short-term and a continuing basis
What is Baptist Retirement Homes of North Carolina, Incorporated?

Baptist Retirement Homes of North Carolina Incorporated (BRH) is one of the state’s most respected providers of residential and healthcare living options for older adults. It was established in 1951 and currently owns and operates retirement communities in Albemarle, Asheville, and Winston-Salem, in addition to the Taylor Glen community in Concord. Baptist Retirement Homes is a not-for-profit organization. It has a historical relationship with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina but is a separate and distinct corporate entity.

Are meals included with each housing option?



A meal plan is included in the monthly fee for each housing option.

May family members come for overnight visits?

Yes, family members may stay with residents for up to 10 days as long as residents have notified the Marketing/Admissions Director. If additional accommodations are needed during the visit, a guest house is available on campus. A fee is charged for use of the guest house.

Are residents of Taylor Glen primarily Baptists?


No. Only 50% of Taylor Glen residents are Baptists. All denominations and faiths are represented in the very diverse resident community.

Are pets allowed?



Small dogs and cats are allowed in the apartments.

How do I prepare to make the decision to come to Taylor Glen?


Do research to determine whether Taylor Glen offers the environment that best suits your needs. Consider everything — climate, proximity to family, availability to healthcare, recreational and cultural activities — all of the things that make life good for you.

Do you offer transportation?



Yes, transportation for local outings and shopping is offered weekly at no cost to residents. Medical transportation is also provided for a fee.

Why choose Taylor Glen?



Taylor Glen offers freedom, security, and lifelong care.

Freedom: You have the freedom to choose your lifestyle and to have the services that allow you to pursue that lifestyle. Whether you choose travel, activity-filled days with lots of interaction with family and friends in the community, or quiet, restful days at home, the amenities offered at Taylor Glen will enhance your everyday life to make retirement a dream come true.

Security: Taylor Glen is a gated community that offers both safety and convenience for residents. Switchboard staff, security guards, and nurses are on duty 24 hours a day to respond to emergency alarms.

Lifelong care: Services available to apartment home residents include assisted living, skilled nursing care, and a special area for those with dementia-related diseases, such as Alzheimer’s.

What health services do you provide?

At the Taylor Glen community, we know that good health and good healthcare are essential to maintaining an independent and active lifestyle. Research has shown that individuals who live in continuing care retirement communities, such as Taylor Glen, spend less time in hospitals, require less nursing care, and statistically live longer than the older adult population in general.
Taylor Glen offers the best comprehensive and continuous healthcare possible, beginning with preventive health services and continuing through different levels of assisting with daily living tasks, and finally to nursing care to ensure that residents receive the care they need when they need it. This program includes:

  • Physician services — Physician services are available on site at scheduled hours for medical appointments.
  • Emergency services — Emergency alarms may be activated from your apartment home. Switchboard staff, security guards, and nurses are on duty 24 hours a day to respond.
  • Prescription drug service — Apartment home residents use the pharmacy of their choice. Local delivery can be arranged.
  • Therapy services — Physical, occupational, and speech therapy services are provided via the healthcare center by certified personnel.
  • Home health services — Taylor Glen can assist in arranging these services as needed.
What happens if I (or my spouse) require hospitalization?



Taylor Glen has established relationships with two of the area’s finest medical facilities, Northeast Medical Center in Concord and University Hospital in Charlotte.

What health and wellness programs does Taylor Glen offer?



Taylor Glen provides residents with the facilities and opportunities needed to incorporate exercise and fitness into everyday life. Campus walking trails invite jogging, strolling, or power walking. Regularly scheduled classes, such as stretchersize and water aerobics, encourage socializing and healthful activity. In the state-of-the-art aquatic and fitness center on campus, residents work out in the fitness room and participate in individual or group swimming in the indoor pool.

How do I apply for residency at Taylor Glen?

Taylor Glen staff strives to keep the application process worry-free. Generally, you need to follow the steps listed below:

  • Contact the Taylor Glen community to schedule a visit.
  • Visit the campus and choose to become a part of the community.
  • Complete an application and medical data form and return them, along with a $150 non-refundable application fee.
  • Wait for approval from the Admissions Committee for admission or placement on the waiting list.
What is the cost of services at Taylor Glen?


Fees vary according to the living option chosen. Please contact us for specific information about our fees.

What is included in the monthly fee?



Access to all amenities. Refer to services/amenities or call Taylor Glen for specific information about the services covered for each level of care.

Is there an upfront fee to enter the Taylor Glen community?


Yes. The fee varies according to the type of apartment selected. Please contact us for specific information about entrance fees.

What financial requirements must I be prepared to meet at the time of admission?



At the time of admission, resident applicants must demonstrate the ability to cover the full cost of their care through their lifetimes.

I like staying active every day. What activities does Taylor Glen offer?

Taylor Glen offers residents several levels of activity. The pool and fitness area are open daily for individual exercise and workouts, and regularly scheduled classes in stretching and movement dot the monthly activities calendar. Walking trails encourage biking, walking, and jogging, and vegetable and flower gardens invite resident participation. The croquet court/putting green offers residents less rigorous activity. For residents who prefer a quieter level of activity, numerous recreational and craft activities, such as billiards and woodworking, are always available. Nearby golf courses, tennis courts, and sports arenas invite individual or group participation, and sponsor both amateur and professional events that are of interest to sports enthusiasts.