Serving Seniors in Cottonwood Heights and Salt Lake City, UT since 2001

Meet Canyon Creek Senior Living

Founded in 2001, Canyon Creek is a premier senior living community located in Cottonwood Heights, Utah, just a short drive from Salt Lake City. Our peaceful property features the privacy of a gated community while offering the conveniences of an urban location, including easy access to the Fort Union shopping district, St. Mark’s Hospital, Alta View Hospital, and Intermountain Medical Center. Canyon Creek attracts seniors from throughout the region, including Cottonwood Heights, Salt Lake City, and surrounding states.

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Experienced and Consistent Senior Care

Canyon Creek has something that every resident can get excited about—our state-of-the-art amenities include a relaxing whirlpool spa and a charming breakfast bistro, while our packed activities calendar features events like pet therapy and scheduled outings into town. Along with these amazing offerings, our residents consistently state that the quality of care is their favorite thing about our community. With over 15 years of experience in senior living services, we pride ourselves on delivering only the most consistent, experienced senior care.

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Customized Senior Living Experience

Residents Sporting Fun Mustaches

At Canyon Creek, we want our residents to have a senior living experience that is customized around their unique preferences and needs, which is why we offer as many choices as possible. With a variety of lifestyle options, including Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Respite Care, our residents can select the one that best fits their needs. We also offer an assortment of floor plans to choose from, all featuring kitchenettes and safety features, such as personal emergency response systems.


Our Loving Staff

Tyler Yagi

Executive Director

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Melissa Boynton

Health Services Director

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Katelen Perfili

Activities Director

Katelen started at Canyon Creek as a CNA back in 2007. By the following year, her hard work and dedication earned her the Memory Care Activities Coordinator. She took on her current role in 2011. Her goal has always been to work with seniors. That’s why she began volunteering in senior living communities in high school where, among other tasks, she would call bingo.

Regarding Canyon Creek, she says, “I love coming to work every day to see the residents. They bring so much joy into my life.”


Carlos Rodriguez

Director of Dining Services

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Curt Simmons

Building Services Manager

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Cheryl Rodriguez

Business Office Manager

Cheryl has been with us for 15 years and has held a number of positions during this time. Before coming to Canyon Creek, she worked in home health and rehab and spent two years helping those with Alzheimer’s. As a mother of seven, Cheryl definitely understands the importance of family. She loves that her role means interacting with residents on a daily basis, but also getting to know their families too. “There is always something different and new to learn and new people to meet.”


Heidi Wasdin

Community Relations Director

Heidi joins Canyon Creek Senior Living with over 12 years of experience. Her past jobs include working with Hospice and Home Health, and at other national senior living communities in the Atlanta metro area.

When asked what she loves most about her job as community relations director for Canyon Creek Heidi replied, "I have loved getting to know each family and helping them to understand the dynamics of their aging loved on and the options they have available."

Heidi recently moved back to Utah from Atlanta, GA after being away more than 20 years. "I am delighted to be home," Heidi says about the move. Growing up in southern Utah, Heidi has always loved the outdoors, cycling, and kayaking. In her free time you can also find her doing yoga, studying nutrition, and spending time with her three children and dog.



Fernanda Leal

Assisted Living Coordinator

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Memory Care Coordinator

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