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​​​​​​​Home Instead Senior Care Team​​

At Your Service 24/7 in North Canton, OH

The need for in-home senior care services doesn't always arise between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on a weekday. That's why our team stands ready to serve you any day of the week, at any hour of the day or night. You can always reach us by phone at (330) 305-9500 to get help setting up home care for a family member.

We have come together as a group of dedicated professionals to deliver a home care solution that meets your needs. We employ trained, screened and bonded CAREGiversSMto serve your family's senior loved one with compassion and devotion.

Tonya Fusko - Owner/General Manager

Tonya Fusko - Owner/General Manager

Tonya has over 25 years in the healthcare related field and has resided in North Canton for 20 years. She started  her career as an Admissions/Marketing representative for a local skilled nursing facility and most recently was the Executive Director for an assisted living facility.  When the Home Instead Senior Care Franchise in North Canton became available to purchase and understanding that seniors are wishing to stay independent and in their homes as long as possible, Tonya felt this opportunity was the perfect fit for her.

Tonya enjoys traveling, golfing and riding her Harley, whenever the Ohio weather permits!


Julie Davies – Office Manager and Staffing

Julie Davies – Office Manager and Staffing

Julie has been a member of the Home Instead Senior Care family since December 2008.  She first served as staffing coordinator and then as General Manager for the Home Instead office in Zelienople, PA.  In 2012, Julie transferred to the North Canton office and began her current duties.    

Julie and her husband are the parents of two adult children and two grandsons.


Monet Mayou - Staffing Coordinator

Monet Mayou - Staffing Coordinator

Monet was hired first as a CAREGiver for our Home Instead Senior Care office.  However, her 25 years' experience as an Administrator prior to joining the HISC team made her a good candidate for the staffing coordinator position.  

Monet enjoys gardening, camping and spending time with her two grandaughters and two great-granchildren.      


Juanita Chapman - On Call Supervisor

Juanita Chapman - On Call Supervisor

​In addition to her position as an On Call Supervisor with Home Instead Senior Care, Juanita has worked as a Respiratory Therapist at Aultman Hospital for nearly 39 years.  She is a member of the Dragon Dream Team, Ohio’s first all breast cancer survivor team participating in the sport of dragon boating. 

Juanita and her husband, Mark, have 5 children, 3 grandchildren and 3 rescued dogs.  


Shelly Escola – On Call Supervisor

Shelly Escola – On Call Supervisor

Shelly is a native of North Canton and worked as a foreman for the Hoover Company for 34 years.  She cared for her mother who suffered a stroke and had vascular dementia before she joined HISC as a CAREGiver in 2012.  Presently, she serves as an On Call Supervisor. 

Shelly has two grown adults and six grandchildren.​


Cheryl Smith- Community Service Representative

Cheryl Smith- Community Service Representative

Cheryl served as Assistant Director for a local retirement community and as Director of Volunteer Services for a local nursing home before joining HISC. 

Cheryl has volunteered, performed and directed with the North Canton Playhouse for the past 20 years.  She is a past North Canton Chamber of Commerce Board Member and presently serves as an ambassador.

Cheryl and her husband, Sam, have four children, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.   


Patti Joliat –CareGiver Recruitment and Engagement Coordinator

Patti Joliat –CareGiver Recruitment and Engagement Coordinator

​Patti graduated from Stark Technical College with an Associate degree in Respiratory Therapy and worked for 16 years as a Certified Respiratory Therapist.

She also received a Bachelor Degree in Business/Marketing and prior to joining Home Instead Senior Care, she was employed by a Skilled Home Health company and an Assisted Living Facility.

Patti and her husband have two children and two grandchildren.  


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