• Salemtowne is a non-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community located in Winston-Salem, NC. Founded on the Moravian values of individual respect, hospitality, life-long learning, and love of the arts, Salemtowne has been enriching the lives of seniors for nearly half a century.



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Salemtowne is a non-profit, Continuing Care Retirement Community established by members of the Moravian Church in 1972 and is located on 120+ acres in northwest Winston-Salem, near Historic Bethabara Park, Wake Forest University, and vibrant shopping and dining venues.

Accommodations for independent living residents include 73 cottages in three distinct neighborhoods all with two bedrooms and 95 apartments in two distinct buildings with one and two-bedrooms.

The community fitness center features an indoor pool and Jacuzzi as well as exercise and weight rooms. The fitness center also offers an array of programs to benefit beginner or advanced fitness levels.

Other community amenities include beauty/barber shops, full-time Chaplain, all day dining, libraries, gift shops, craft rooms, a wood working shop, four-acre lake and walking trails.

Our Masten Assisted Living Center offers 46 licensed rooms which include studio rooms and suites and unlimited access to the full community.

Salemtowne completed construction of a new 100-bed skilled nursing built in the household model in 2017. The center also features a comprehensive multi-disciplinary transitional rehabilitation center that specializes in short stay recovery after surgery and other illnesses. A new 20-bed assisted living memory support household was also added.

Salemtowne‘s newest residential living option, The Woodlands, is now open. Featured are 56 stunning villas with spacious floor plans and under building parking built on a gorgeous wooded setting near on-campus fitness and dining.


  • Non-profit Moravian affiliated
  • 120+ acre campus w/ walking trails
  • Lake with recreation area
  • Offers a variety of apartment styles, cottages as well as new villas
  • Healthy lifestyle programming
  • Fitness Center with pool
  • Superb cuisine
  • On-site therapy services
  • Library & computer lab
  • Woodworking shop
  • Art gallery
  • Gift Shops
  • Transportation
  • Convenient to shopping areas
  • Pet friendly
  • Wellness Clinic
  • New villas NOW OPEN (limited villas available)


Salemtowne Begins Construction on The Woodlands

January 9th, 2019|Life Plan Communities|

Salemtowne, a nonprofit continuing care retirement community in Winston-Salem, N.C., has begun construction of new residential living called The Woodlands. The Woodlands consists of two four-floor buildings that will feature 56 one- and two-bedroom villas ranging from 1,215 to 1,875 square feet. Each building will have seven residences per floor [...]

Salemtowne: A Rich Heritage

January 11th, 2018|Assisted Living, Life Plan Communities, Memory Care, Rehabilitation & Nursing|

Salemtowne, a non-profit continuing care retirement community near historic Bethabara, has a rich heritage, based on 45 years of caring for older adults. Its roots are traced back to 1887 when a poor, ill girl, dying of tuberculosis, came to the attention of two young single sisters, Marian Vogler and Mary Ann Fogle. [...]

Salemtowne: A Heritage of Compassion

February 27th, 2013|Life Plan Communities|

As Salemtowne Retirement Community celebrates its first 40 years of service to older adults, we reflect on its heritage of compassion and care, and how two Single Sisters, Maria Vogler and Mary Anne Fogle, made a lasting difference. Moravians have historically been progressive in caring for others. In fact, [...]