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FAQs

What type of community is Pennybyrn at Maryfield?

Pennybyrn at Maryfield is a full-service retirement community in the heart of the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina. The 71-acre campus is centrally located and offers a mature, treed environment conveniently located between Jamestown, High Point, and Greensboro.  Spacious apartment and cottage residences, along with community and wellness centers, provide a world of services and amenities just beyond your front door. Pennybyrn at Maryfield offers security and peace of mind with the availability of Assisted Living, Transitional Rehabilitation, and Skilled Nursing Healthcare Households.

Who can move to Pennybyrn at Maryfield?

Adults 62 and over who are seeking a carefree and convenient retirement lifestyle are welcome. Pennybyrn at Maryfield is open to people of every race, creed, national origin, and religion.

What is a Full Service Retirement Community?

Full Service Retirement Communities, also known as Life Plan Communities, provide a residential lifestyle as well as wellness and healthcare services over a resident’s lifetime.  A contract between the resident and the community provides progressive levels of assistance if needed.  Each level is designed to meet the changing needs of residents.

Who owns Pennybyrn at Maryfield?

Pennybyrn at Maryfield is owned by Maryfield, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation which was founded in 1947 by a Catholic Congregation of Sisters from Ireland and England known as the Poor Servants of the Mother of God.  Beginning as a 22-bed nursing home in 1947, it has grown into a spectacular full-service retirement community.

What kind of apartments and cottages are available & what are the costs?

There are multiple styles of 131 apartments, all of which include a patio or balcony. Apartment homes range from 770 - 1,600 square feet, with entrance fees starting at $120,000, and monthly service fees starting at $2,676. Cottage homes range from 584 - 1,960 square feet, with entrance fees starting at $66,200, and monthly service fees starting at $2,030.

What types of services and care are provided by Pennybyrn at Maryfield?

Independent Living - Designed for retirees who wish to continue their active, independent lifestyle.  A variety of services and amenities are offered, including housekeeping, maintenance, flexible dining options, the Wellness Program, and an enriching social calendar.

Assisted Living - Available for the resident who needs help with some activities of daily living. Staff is available to assist residents with these activities.

Transitional Rehabilitation - Provides temporary therapy and nursing care following surgery, an illness, or other type of hospital stay. Residents return home following a stay in rehabilitation

Health Care Households - Provides for traditional skilled nursing care in an environment that is truly home.

What type of fees do residents pay?

Residents pay a one-time Entrance Fee, as well as a Monthly Service Fee. The Entrance Fee is based upon the residence selection and refundable Entrance Fee plan options. The Entrance Fee provides the resident with a commitment from Pennybyrn at Maryfield for priority access to all levels of care and services provided on the campus. The Entrance Fee also entitles the resident to 15 “grace days” annually, with a maximum accrual of 45 days.

Do I get any of the Entrance Fee back?

Yes, Pennybyrn at Maryfield offers financial options which include a refund to you or your estate. These options include up to 90% of your initial Entry Fee investment.

Do I have to pay for everything now?

A 10% deposit will secure your new home and lifestyle at Pennybyrn at Maryfield.  The balance of your Entrance Fee is due within three months of making the deposit.

What happens if I run out of money?

As part of the application process, we will ask for certain basic financial information to ensure that residents of the community have the resources to pay for ongoing service.  This is to protect you and the community.  Once financially approved, residents are assured of lifetime residency, including any needed service that Pennybyrn at Maryfield provides.

Are pets welcome?

Yes.  Your pet is a part of your lifestyle.