Primrose of Jefferson City Announces New Director of Nursing

Primrose LogoIMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 21, 2015   

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Primrose Retirement Community of Jefferson City has hired LaToya Duckworth to be the new Director of Nursing for the independent and assisted living community. In this role, Duckworth will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Sandy Kliegel, manage the nursing staff.  Duckworth, who began working at Primrose on July 15th, will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

LaToya Duckworth

LaToya Duckworth

Duckworth has an associate’s degree in nursing, bachelor’s degrees in both liberal studies and nursing, and is currently working on a master’s degree in healthcare administration.  She worked at Jefferson City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Truman Veteran’s Hospital in Columbia, MO before coming to Primrose.

“I love the idea of what Primrose stands for,” said Duckworth.  “Primrose is such a refreshing place, and one that I am proud to be a part of,” she added.

“LaToya holds a reputation for providing high quality care as a compassionate nursing professional,” said Tami Davis, Primrose Regional Operations Manager.  “She is a dedicated individual who is known for consistently going beyond what is required, and we are excited to have LaToya on the Jefferson City Team.”

Primrose Retirement Community of Jefferson City, located at 1214 Freedom Blvd, is currently under construction and will consist of 36 independent living apartments, 40 assisted living apartments, and 8 townhome villas.

Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C., headquartered in Aberdeen, South Dakota, provides high-quality independent and assisted living communities across the country and specializes in personalized services and resident-focused care.

For additional information, please contact Dan Smilloff, Communications Manager, at or by calling 605-226-3300 ext. 3982.

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