Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care
At Sanctuary Grande in North Canton, we nurture lives filled with vitality, friendship, and plenty of activity. Our location, convenient to shopping and leisure activities in a beautiful setting, is a perfect match to our unique approach to independent senior living, assisted living, and memory care community. Schedule a tour today!
Sanctuary Grande provides many amenities for the convenience, comfort and overall well-being of our residents.
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Sanctuary Grande in North Canton offers a variety of convenient amenities designed with our residents’ comfort in mind.
At Danbury Sanctuary Grande, friends become family. Gather in one of our many beautiful outdoor community areas, including our patios, gardens and walking paths, or catch a movie and snack at our theatre, bistro, pub, and sweet shop! With a library, arts and crafts room, exercise room and spa, there is truly something fun for everyone.
Danbury at Sanctuary Grande offers the best things in life! Spend your day the way you’d like by relaxing in our beautiful, garden-like setting or participating in one of our many enrichment activities.
Want to get out and explore a bit? Check out the many restaurants and shops in North Canton and Stark County, along with lakes, golf courses, and beautiful city parks.
Our trained, caring staff will keep you feeling vibrant and secure with services designed to enhance your well-being.
When you choose to live at Danbury, you'll find that your new home will absolutely fit your lifestyle. We listen to our residents and have designed our apartments to meet the needs of modern-day living, from large rooms to a variety of amenities.
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Starting at $3400/month
Memory Care - $5725/month
Buckeye - Studio, 398 sq ft
Starting at $3500/month
Starting at $3750/month
Memory Care - $6000/month
Starting at $3950/month
Memory Care - $6250/month
Willow - Studio, 520 sq ft
Starting at $4150/month
Memory Care - $6450/month
One Bedroom Apartments:
Starting at $5200/month
Mulberry - 1 Bed, 1055 sq ft
Starting at $5600/month
Two Bedroom Apartments:
Starting at $5600/month
Starting at $5800/month
Our staff is led by a group of leaders who help set the standards for our senior living community. Meet the friendly faces at Sanctuary Grande!
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A lifelong resident of Northeast Ohio, Melanie Thirion brings more than twenty years experience within the senior living profession to her role as Executive Director of Sanctuary Grande. Melanie earned a BS in Health from Ohio University with a Gerontology Certificate and received her MS in Public Health from Youngstown State University. Melanie is also a licensed nursing home administrator. She is a compassionate listener and enjoys serving as a mentor to others. In her spare time, she and her husband, David, enjoy the company of their three dogs and one cat, gardening and Crossfit training.
A Licensed Practical Nurse with over fifteen years experience in the senior healthcare field, Heather is passionate about serving the geriatric population by utilizing her strong clinical skills. Heather considers it an honor and a privilege to be able to give back to the population that helped her become the person she is today. A mother to daughters, Alexia and Amaiah, Heather is also grandmother to a three-year-old grandson, Armoni.
Mariah White, Director of Sales and Marketing
Graduating from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Science in Long-Term Care Administration, Mariah brings over five years of Marketing and Admissions experience to her role here at Sanctuary Grande. She has always had a passion for working with the elderly and strives to provide the best customer service possible and being a “light” to those around her. Mariah and her husband, Aaron, have been married for five years and are currently expecting their first child. Her hobbies include designing and remodeling their home, learning to garden and homestead, and traveling to new places; as well as visiting her favorite place, Walt Disney World.
Tiffany Smeltz, Community Relations Director
Tiffany comes to Sanctuary Grande with 28 years of healthcare experience ranging from STNA, registration, unit secretary, pharmacy tech, and most recently Assistant Administrator at an Assisted Living community. She is currently studying to earn her degree in business management and human resources. Tiffany resides in Norton, Ohio, and has two adult children, Nick and Madeline, and a kitten named Paisley. She enjoys attending her church, antiquing, camping, car shows, crafts, dancing, and volunteering. TIffany especially enjoys hosting her annual sock party in the winter for women 40+. Her love for seniors is immeasurable and feels it is a privilege to be able to help them.
With more than forty years business office experience within a variety of healthcare settings, Rose has expertise in billing, payroll, human resources and operational management. She is an active member of the SHRM for Human Resources Professionals. Rose holds a deep regard for the senior community and is dedicated to fostering qualities such as compassion and responsiveness. Although she advocates an efficient and organized office, Rose is equally creative when it comes to problem-solving. Rose has been married to her husband, Doug for over forty years. They are proud parents to three grown daughters and a five-year-old registered therapy dog “Boo”. Rose’s hobbies include scrapbooking, traveling, cross-stitch and singing “backup” for musical productions at the Player’s Guild in Canton.
A certified culinary professional, Seth served as the Chef at Table6 Kitchen & Bar for the past three years. He is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of the residents by creating wonderful dining experiences. In combination with his culinary expertise, Seth exhibits the patience and strong customer service skills that are certain to foster his success as a mentor in the field. Seth and his wife Alicia have been married for six years. They are proud parents to two daughters, Adley and Anna.
A Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist since 2010, Alicia specialized in working with seniors and individuals with cognitive impairments as both a treating therapist and as a manager of a post-acute care rehabilitation department within Stark County. Her undergraduate and graduate degrees were earned from The University of Akron. She is a certified Chair Chi Instructor as well. Alicia is delighted to be on the Sanctuary Grande team because her personal mission aligns with Danbury’s mission, which allows her to truly “live” this mission each day! She and husband, Seth, have been married for seven years and are parents to two daughters, ages 6 1/2 and 4. Alicia’s hobbies include hanging with family and friends, listening to live music, watching her daughters play sports and anything outdoors.
With over thirty years’ environmental services and maintenance experience within senior living settings, Sanctuary Grande is delighted to welcome Sam Dillon to the Danbury “family”. With outstanding credentials in the areas of building safety and emergency preparedness, Sam also has over six years dedicated experience in the field of plumbing, heating, and air conditioning. Sam is proud to have been a resident of Stark County for over forty years. He and his wife, Lori, have three children and two granddaughters. Sam’s hobbies include golfing, working out in the gym and riding 1,000 miles per year on his bicycle.
8230 Pittsburg Ave. NW
North Canton, Ohio 44720
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