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Founded in 1951, Baptist Retirement Homes is one of North Carolina’s most respected providers of long-term care. With four long-term care communities located throughout the state, BRH provides all levels of care for aging adults. We invite you to stay informed with our blogs — a valuable resource designed to provide educational insight, and helpful advice for seniors, family members, and caregivers.

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Benefits of Volunteering for Seniors

Benefits of Volunteering for Seniors

Retirement is often thought of as a time to take it easy, enjoy travel, explore new hobbies, spend time with family, and more — whatever you’d like to do with much-deserved extra time on your hands. However, some seniors may find they miss the structure, productivity,...

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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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What Is the Importance of Sleep?

What Is the Importance of Sleep?

Getting a good night of sleep is important for everyone, but as we age, it’s good 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...

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Reasons to Retire in North Carolina

Reasons to Retire in North Carolina

Deciding on where to retire is a major life-changing decision that requires research into finding just the right place to celebrate your best years. Have you ever considered North Carolina? Friendly people, beautiful weather, picturesque scenery, and many more pros....

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When to Move to Senior Living

When to Move to Senior Living

Retirement is well-deserved time to enjoy new activities, travel, meet new people, and much more during the best years of your life. One big factor in this new chapter is knowing whether moving to a senior living community is the right choice for you, or even possibly...

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What Is a Life Plan Community?

What Is a Life Plan Community?

In the same manner you have choices in where to work or which restaurant to eat dinner, you also have choices in where to live when you retire. Some of those options include staying in your current home, moving to a retirement home-ownership or rental community, or...

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Coronavirus Updates

At Baptist Retirement Homes of North Carolina, 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 communities, residents and staff safe.

We look forward to hosting you on our campuses 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.

Baptist Retirement Homes of North Carolina is committed to being transparent and providing information about our communities in regard to COVID-19, our residents and team members. We will provide timely updates about each of our communities on this page. You will find this information below.

Reed VanderSlik COVID letter

Brookridge

  • Cumulative residents tested this week: 0
  • Current positive residents: 0
  • Number of residents vaccinated: IL – 95 percent; health care – 98 percent
  • Cumulative employees tested this week: 35
  • Current positive employees: 0
  • Number of employees vaccinated: 84
  • Any new positive COVID-19 cases:  No

Taylor Glen

  • Cumulative residents tested this week: 0
  • Current positive residents: 0
  • Number of residents vaccinated: 0
  • Cumulative employees tested this week: 0
  • Current positive employees: 0
  • Number of employees vaccinated: 0
  • Any new positive COVID-19 cases:  No

Taylor House

  • Cumulative residents tested this week: 0
  • Current positive residents: 0
  • Number of residents vaccinated: 16
  • Cumulative employees tested this week: 0
  • Current positive employees: 0
  • Number of employees vaccinated: 21
  • Any new positive COVID-19 cases: No

Western North Carolina

  • Cumulative residents tested this week: 0
  • Current positive residents: 0
  • Number of residents vaccinated: Health Care – 100 percent;  AL-  99 percent
  • Cumulative employees tested this week: 0
  • Current positive employees: 0
  • Number of employees vaccinated: 0
  • Any new positive COVID-19 cases: No