Altercare Nobles Pond Welcomes Pro Football Hall of Famer

[Canton, OHIO] (February 23, 2023) – Altercare Nobles Pond is proud to announce that it recently had a special visit from Class of 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame member Robert Brazile. The residents, staff, and management of Altercare Nobles Pond were thrilled to welcome Robert and enjoy a memorable day together, Mardi Gras style.

Nicknamed “Dr. Doom,” Brazile spent quality time with the residents of Altercare Nobles Pond, sharing stories of family, and football, posing for photographs, and signing autographs. The former NFL star brought smiles, laughter, and Mardi Gras beads to everyone he met.

“I've always enjoyed meeting new people and hearing their stories,” Brazile said. “It was an honor to share my experiences and bring joy to the residents and staff. They were wonderful to be around, and I had a great time connecting with each and every one of them.”

“These are the experiences we hoped to provide with community partners when we created the Celebrate Excellence Together! program at the Pro Football Hall of Fame,” offered Jim Smith, Business Development Manager-Hall of Famer Relations at the Hall of Fame. “It was an unforgettable morning.”

The staff of Altercare Nobles Pond expressed their gratitude for the visit and praised the Pro Football Hall of Famer's kindness and generosity.

“We are grateful to Mr. Brazile for taking the time to visit our facility and residents," said Sophie Sprenger, Executive Director. "It was very touching to see the excitement and memories made today.”


About Altercare

Altercare Integrated Health Services is a family-owned company operating 25 nursing care and rehabilitation centers in Ohio and Michigan. Altercare centers provide a full continuum of services including post-hospital transitional care, skilled nursing, physical, occupational, and speech therapies, Alzheimer’s and related dementia programming, and assisted living and independent living in specific locations. Altercare centers are recognized for quality care having earned bronze, silver, and gold American Health Care Association awards and being named one of the Best Places to Work in Northeast Ohio by NorthCoast 99. For more information, visit