There are a number of questions that need to be answered when choosing the right retirement community to call home for you or your loved one so you are well equipped to make an informed decision. Our Life Plan Community located in Concord, North Carolina, offers flourishing independent living, engaged assisted living, person-centered memory care, short-term rehabilitation, and long-term skilled nursing care. Here’s a list of some of our most frequently asked questions, and we also invite you to please contact us to learn more about Taylor Glen.
How Do I Prepare to Make the Decision to Come to The Gardens of 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.
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 secure, specialized care for residents with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
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.
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 Pets Allowed?
Small dogs and cats are allowed in the apartments.
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.
Are Residents of Taylor Glen Primarily Baptist?
No. Only 50% of Taylor Glen residents are Baptists. All denominations and faiths are represented in the very diverse resident community.
What Activities and Health and Wellness Programs Does Taylor Glen Offer?
Taylor Glen provides residents with the spaces and opportunities needed to incorporate exercise and fitness into everyday life. The state-of-the-art aquatic and fitness center on campus is 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.
Is There an Upfront Fee to Enter Taylor Glen?
Yes. The fee varies according to the type of apartment selected. Please contact us for specific information about entrance fees.
What is Included in the Monthly Fee?
A host of services and amenities are included in the monthly service fee, including maintenance, dining, housekeeping, and much more. Call Taylor Glen for specific information about the services covered for each level of care.
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 part of the community.
- Complete an application and the medical data form and return, along with a $150 non-refundable application fee.
- Wait for approval from the Admissions Committee for admission or placement on the waiting list.