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Welcome to Pennybyrn

A heritage of enhancing the lives and wellness for those we serve since 1947

Welcome to Pennybyrn

A heritage of enhancing the lives and wellness for those we serve since 1947

Welcome to Pennybyrn

A heritage of enhancing the lives and wellness for those we serve since 1947

Welcome to Pennybyrn

A heritage of enhancing the lives and wellness for those we serve since 1947

Welcome to Pennybyrn

A heritage of enhancing the lives and wellness for those we serve since 1947

One trusted name. Many life-enriching choices.

For more than 70 years, Pennybyrn has been a leader in providing innovative and compassionate service and care for older adults. Located on 71 beautiful acres in the middle of North Carolina,  we are built upon Christian values that honor the dignity of each person. Come discover our many life-enriching choices.

Retirement Living
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Retirement Living

Ready for More Out of Life

Retirement at Pennybyrn means freedom from home and yard maintenance, making friends who share common interests, lifelong learning and spiritual nourishment, and the peace of mind that comes with a life plan community.

The Pennybyrn Lifestyle

This beautiful, caring place makes me happy I stayed in High Point. We have scheduled trips, a reassuring continuum of care, and freedom that lets me keep up with my volunteer work.

Bill Horney
Transitional Rehabilitation
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Transitional Rehabilitation

Direct Admission Available

We know that returning home is your first priority, so therapy is available seven days a week to best meet the goals and timelines of each patient.

Complete Short-Term Care

My experience at Pennybyrn Transitional Rehab was very positive. Therapy services combined with a caring and compassionate staff enabled me to return home in just a few weeks. I am so grateful.

Frank M. Houston, MD
Assisted Living
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Assisted Living

Direct Admission Available

You’ll receive as much or as little support as you need with Pennybyrn assisted living. Residents are engaged in care choices and have access to a complete care team.

Our Amenities

The staff here is wonderful. They really care about us. They go above and beyond to make sure every day is about us. Because of them, I can live my life to the fullest.

Resident, Elaine Walker
Healthcare Households
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Healthcare Households

Direct Admission Available

Discover nursing care that is centered around the choices and needs of each individual resident. With a team that’s passionate about excellent care, we have one of the lowest turnover rates in the industry.

Household Care Model
Memory Support Services
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Memory Support Services

Direct Admission Available

Memory support is tailored to meet the abilities and changing needs of each resident. A calming environment, words of reassurance, and playing soft music are just a few of the ways we offer meaningful care.

The Comfort of Home

I love and appreciate the fine staff at McEwen House. They so obviously care for their patients and work so skillfully with them.
I knew Mom was in the best possible hands!

Family Testimonial, Kathy Vincent

There's No Place Like Pennybyrn

Personalized Service
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Personalized Service

Pennybyrn is just the right size to offer personalized levels of service and individual attention. Our caring and dedicated staff members place residents at the center of everything we do.

Flexible Choices
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Flexible Choices

Engaging residents in choices is at the heart of our philosophy. You’ll find a wide array of fitness classes, social activities, and amenities. Your choices mean your lifestyle and your care is exactly what you desire.

A Faith-Based, Not-for-Profit Mission
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A Faith-Based, Not-for-Profit Mission

Christian values have prevailed at Pennybyrn since our founding in 1947 by the Sisters of the Poor Servants of the Mother of God. We continue a not-for-profit mission to serve all faiths, while nurturing a loving, warm, and respectful way of life that honors the dignity of each person.

Enter Pennybyrn at Any Stage of Care
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Enter Pennybyrn at Any Stage of Care

Unlike many retirement communities, people can enter Pennybyrn at any stage of care. Pennybyrn’s transitional rehabilitation, assisted living, skilled nursing, and memory care are open to seniors from throughout North Carolina and other states as well as Pennybyrn residents.

Friendly Faces
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Friendly Faces

Friendly faces reflect a natural camaraderie at Pennybyrn among staff and residents. You’ll soon know each other well and feel as close as family.

Stunning Landscapes
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Stunning Landscapes

Breathe in the beauty of 71 acres of mature trees, beautiful shrubs and flowers, gardens, and shaded walking trails that wind among our cottages, apartments, and healthcare households.

Life at Pennybyrn

  • Homecoming After a Hospital Stay: Are You Ready?

    How soon can you go home after surgery or a hospital stay? Learn about the most important factors to consider, and start making your recovery plan today.

    How soon can you go home after surgery or a hospital stay? Learn about the most important factors to consider, and start making your recovery plan today.

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  • Golf for a Good Cause: Pennybyrn Tournament Offers Big Prizes and Helps Seniors

    Sign up for a fun day of golf and prizes and help provide care for seniors in need. Learn about the Pennybyrn’s Eighth Annual Golf Tournament.

    Sign up for a fun day of golf and prizes and help provide care for seniors in need. Learn about the Pennybyrn’s Eighth Annual Golf Tournament.

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  • Beyond Exercises: The Three R’s of Successful Rehabilitation

    Successful rehabilitation after surgery focuses on more than just therapy. Discover how Pennybyrn Transitional Rehab helps patients recover more quickly.

    Successful rehabilitation after surgery focuses on more than just therapy. Discover how Pennybyrn Transitional Rehab helps patients recover more quickly.

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