CANFIELD, Ohio - Work has begun on what will be the first assisted living residence in Canfield.

The 55-thousand square foot Inn At Ironwood is scheduled to open in the fall of 2012 at a cost of seven million dollars.

It will feature 64 assisted living units ranging from studios to two-bedroom suites.

It will employ up to 25 full time staff with an estimated annual payroll of 566-thousand dollars.