Monthly Archives: March 2016

Primrose of Jefferson City Hires New Director of Nursing

Primrose LogoIMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 31, 2016

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Primrose Retirement Community of Jefferson City has hired Valerie Fischer to be the new Director of Nursing for the independent and assisted living community. In this role, Fischer will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Sandy Kliegel, manage the nursing staff.  Fischer, who began working at Primrose on March 7th, will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Valerie Fischer

Valerie Fischer

Fischer has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Hannibal-LaGrange College in Hannibal, MO and an RN degree from Lincoln University in Jefferson City.  Her previous experience includes work at St. Mary’s Hospital as a Labor and Delivery Nurse and at New Horizons as a Nurse Care Manager.

“It is my natural ability to lead and direct a team,” Fischer said.  “Caring for our residents is my top priority, and I am excited to help move Primrose to the next level here in Jefferson City,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Jefferson City, located at 1214 Freedom Blvd, consists 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.  www.primroseretirement.com

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

Primrose of Shawnee Hires New Sales Director

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 28, 2016

SHAWNEE, OK – Primrose Retirement Community of Shawnee has hired Cailey Gibson to be their new Sales Director.  She began her duties on February 29th.  In this capacity, Gibson will oversee all the marketing and sales efforts, as well as public relations events and community outreach, for Primrose of Shawnee.

Cailey Gibson

Cailey Gibson

Gibson has an associate’s degree from Seminole State College and was the Executive Assistant at Primrose prior to becoming Sales Director.  “I came to Primrose because of my love and passion for seniors.  I was so impressed with the residents and staff,” Gibson said.  “In my new position as Sales Director, I am very excited to get out in the community and show people what Primrose has to offer.  I can’t wait to build relationships with prospective residents and their families,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Shawnee, located at 1905 N. Bryan Avenue, consists of 36 independent living apartments, 40 assisted living apartments, and four townhome villas. The community opened in 2013.

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 dsmilloff@primroseretirement.com or by calling 605-226-3300 ext. 3982.

 

Primrose of Kokomo Hires New Executive Director

Primrose LogoIMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 2, 2016

KOKOMO, IN – Primrose of Kokomo has hired Theresa Huffman as the new Executive Director for the independent and assisted living community.  She began her duties December 30th, 2015, and in this capacity, Huffman will oversee the day-to-day operations of the community.

Theresa Huffman

Theresa Huffman

Huffman attended Ivy Tech and completed a specialized course of study for residential care administration and then obtained her Residential Care Administrator’s License in 2013.  She brings with her ten years of experience in assisted living, memory care and independent living sales and staff training.

“I am impressed with the Primrose company philosophy and how forward-thinking they are in the services they offer their residents,” Huffman said.  “I look forward to building many meaningful relationships with our residents and their families, as well as our staff, as we provide the highest levels of customer service,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Kokomo, located at 329 West Rainbow Dr., consists of 36 independent living apartments, 32 assisted living apartments, and 12 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 dsmilloff@primroseretirement.com or by calling 605-226-3300 ext. 3982.