About Us

World Class Service for Seniors

The Retreat at Canton offers premier senior living services with superior care and a compassionate staff. Located in the Hickory Flat area of Cherokee County, our state-of-the-art community offers luxury-style accommodations with a comfortable, small-town feel.

Everything we do at The Retreat at Canton begins and ends with service. Our leadership team and knowledgeable staff uphold the highest standard of excellence, while offering superior, innovative, and personalized services for seniors. Our goal is to consistently engage our residents in meaningful activities and assure them that their beliefs, interests, and lives matter to us.

We at The Retreat at Canton recognize that aging and memory loss can affect everyone differently. Our community is designed to meet each resident’s individual needs, managed by a team of trained, dedicated, and engaged associates. Our mission is to cultivate a nurturing community to serve seniors with the personalized care they deserve.

Meet Matthew Archevald, Executive Director

Matthew brings a career of diverse leadership and customer services to the community. With a background in law enforcement and a focus and passion for elder abuse and domestic violence crimes, he went back to school with a goal of working in the healthcare industry. He graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. With a commitment to serving seniors, he pursued a dual Master in Business Administration and Healthcare Administration from the University of Phoenix; he graduated in 2018. Matthew and his wife, Jenna, reside in Cobb County, where she serves as a nurse supervisor at a local hospital.


Phoenix Senior Living, whose leadership collectively has been serving seniors in the Southeast for more than thirty years, is a company built on love that spans generations.  We believe that transitioning into your new home at The Retreat at Canton welcomes a new chapter in your life, where seniors can live as independently as they desire — a life where seniors can live, love, and learn in a luxurious yet comfortable environment.

To learn more about Phoenix Senior Living, please watch our video and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.