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Tips for Caregivers

Tips for Caregivers

When it comes to caregiving for aging adults, many people are filled with questions, especially if you’re a first-time caregiver. And please know, if you have questions, you’re not alone. Whether stepping into a new season of caring for a loved one or as a caregiver...

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Our Focus Has Not Changed. But Our Name Has.

Our Focus Has Not Changed. But Our Name Has.

Dear Residents, Families, Team Members and Partners, During the past year, Baptist Retirement Homes of North Carolina, took a long look at the history and future of our organization. Part of this included strategic planning sessions with the executive leadership and...

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Employee in the Spotlight: Jessica McCollum

Employee in the Spotlight: Jessica McCollum

Jessica McCollum, Vice President of Operations at Baptist Retirement Homes, recently graduated from the 2022 Larry Minnix Leadership Academy program through LeadingAge, a national organization in aging services that supports and enables people to live fully as they...

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How to Manage Compassion Fatigue in Caregiving

How to Manage Compassion Fatigue in Caregiving

Compassion fatigue and burnout in caregivers is real. Caregiver burnout is a state of exhaustion that may be accompanied by a change in attitude from positive and caring to negative and apathetic. If you’re a caregiver, you’ve probably felt caregiver compassion...

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Fall Activities in Concord, NC

Fall Activities in Concord, NC

Autumn in North Carolina is a wonderful experience! The city of Concord and the surrounding areas are beautiful as the leaves turn to vivid colors, and the temperatures get cooler — and a city with a plethora of things to do during this season is waiting. Whether...

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Best Summer Recipes

Best Summer Recipes

Summer is in full swing, which means it’s the perfect time to explore new, super-fresh recipes packed with flavor. Whether you need a great entrée idea for friends coming to dinner or a fabulous dessert to cap off a grilling adventure, check out these recipes and have...

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What Discounts Are Available for Senior Citizens?

What Discounts Are Available for Senior Citizens?

One of the best perks of aging is the tremendous variety of discounts available to seniors for just about everything. From grocery stores and travel to retail and restaurants, the percentage of savings add up, and after all, you’ve certainly earned the discounts. And...

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Fun Summer Activities in Charlotte, NC

Fun Summer Activities in Charlotte, NC

Looking for an adventure in Charlotte, North Carolina? If so, then you’re in for some good news! The Queen City is only a short distance from Taylor Glen, so residents have a prime opportunity to experience some exceptional summer activities, attractions, and...

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What Is the Importance of Sleep?

What Is the Importance of Sleep?

A good night of sleep is valuable for everyone, but as we age, it’s important to assess if there are any areas for improvement. Unfortunately, sleep deprivation can lead to a list of issues, including the condition of your health, cognitive decline, and a decrease in...

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How to Improve Your Overall Health

How to Improve Your Overall Health

Maintaining a sound body and mind is crucial, no matter what your age may be. However, it’s a good idea for aging adults to assess their health with a primary care physician to explore ways to improve lifestyles, if needed. Being proactive is a good choice to avoid...

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Coronavirus Updates

At The Gardens of Taylor Glen, our priority has always been to keep our residents and staff safe. We are closely monitoring COVID-19 and its impact and have proactively taken steps as recommended by state and local health officials as well as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to keep our community, residents and staff safe.

We look forward to hosting you on our campus when we are once again open for tours, meals, activities and events. Thank you so much for your cooperation and understanding during this unprecedented challenge. We are all in this together – and together, we will get through it.

Updates

CEO letterBRH Reed VanderSlik COVID letter

  • Cumulative residents, employees tested this week: 38
  • Current positive residents: 0
  • Number of residents vaccinated: 0
  • Current positive employees: 0
  • Number of employees vaccinated: 0
  • Any new positive COVID-19 cases:  No
  • Updates to visitation policies: Family members may visit residents in their rooms in Health Care and Assisted Living. Visitors in Health Care and Assisted Living must make an appointment, be screened, wear a mask and have no contact with other residents during the visit.