The Farms at Bailey Station Speaker Series Continues

Fitness Over 55–Taking Charge of your mind and body through wellness With Karen Welsh, CCC-SLP, RAC-CT, Senior Director of Clinical Outcomes Functional Pathways.

When it comes to our overall physical and mental fitness, it’s important to let our minds and bodies know who’s boss—particularly for those aged 55 and over. Karen Welsh will discuss effective ways to take charge through wellness of the mind, body and spirit.

Karen has over 30 years of skilled nursing and post-acute care experience with an extensive background in outcome management. She is currently with Functional Pathways, a private therapist-owned organization with more than 25 years of experience in serving senior living communities.

Watch this informative webinar below.

Our Vision

The Farms at Bailey Station is the culmination of a vision from Retirement Communities of America to create a one-of-a-kind future of retirement. In this last of a series of videos, Jeff Walrond, Executive Director, explains what it’s like to steer that vision into reality.

Why Choose The Farms

From gracious homes and apartments to the latest in health care, Jeff Walrond, Executive Director, explains the one-stop premise that is The Farms at Bailey Station.

Outdoor Spaces

Whether you’re entertaining with friends or getting some fresh air during rehab, Jeff Walrond, Executive Director, explains the importance of outdoor spaces at The Farms at Bailey Station. Check out the latest video.

What Excites You The Most?

What excites Jeff Walrond, Executive Director, the most about The Farms at Bailey Station? Turns out, quite a bit. In this video we continue to get to know Jeff – and get his thoughts about some of the best attributes of the new community.

Getting to Know Jeff Walrond

Jeff Walrond is the first Executive Director of The Farms at Bailey Station. He’s been in the business so long he used to cut the grass of a property as a teenager! In this video, you’ll learn more about how his experience will benefit The Farms and its residents.

Jeff Walrond named Executive Director of The Farms at Bailey Station

The Farms at Bailey Station, a brand-new, not-for-profit LifeCare community, has named Jeff Walrond its first Executive Director.

Walrond, an experienced administrator of retirement communities and senior health services, will oversee all aspects of The Farms, which is nearing completion along the Germantown and Collierville border.

Walrond joins The Farms from PruittHealth Moncks Corner in South Carolina, where he was an organizational leader. Previously he served in numerous roles of responsibility at communities in North Carolina and Virginia.

“What a great honor and opportunity it is to join what is setting a new standard for retirement living in the Mid South and the nation,” Walrond said. “We look forward to many opening milestones coming up and becoming an employer of choice in the region.”

The Farms is expected to create 250-275 permanent new jobs by mid-2022.

Opening later this fall, The Farms at Bailey Station will feature 63 garden homes, with 22 of them townhomes, and 176 independent-living apartments with clubhouse.

Its health campus, opening this fall, will feature secure garden spaces and courtyards to provide natural light and fresh air, both covered and open. The 60-suite skilled nursing residence is called the Suites at Jordan River, a name chosen to symbolize the healing and spiritual importance of the Jordan River in Israel. The lobby will feature a translucent floor with water flowing underneath your feet as a symbol of the river. Thirty of the suites will be available for inpatient rehabilitation and short-stay recoveries, with access to outdoor courtyards to promote healing. In addition, The Farms also will offer 52 private assisted-living suites, 32 private memory-care suites, and 4,300 square feet dedicated to both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation.

The Farms at Bailey Station

3300 S. Houston Levee Rd.
Collierville, TN 38017

General Information

(901) 779-8200

Information about Living at The Farms

(901) 328-4850

Marketing Office Hours

Monday - Friday from 8:30 - 5:30 and Saturday by appointment

Jordan River Health Campus at The Farms at Bailey Station

10001 Crooked Creek Rd.
Collierville, TN 38017

General Information

(901) 779-8230

Information about our Levels of Care at Jordan River Health Campus

(901) 779-8203

Contact Us

The Farms at Bailey Station, a sister community to Kirby Pines, is part of the family of LifeCare Communities of Retirement Companies of America. For more information, visit