Primrose of Mishawaka Hires New Director of Nursing

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MISHAWAKA, IN – Primrose Retirement Community of Mishawaka has hired Melissa Love as their new Director of Nursing.  In this role, she will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Interim Executive Director Shelly McFall, manage the nursing staff.  Love, who began in her position on July 6th, will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Melissa Love

Melissa Love

Love’s nursing experience includes time in critical care and intensive care.  She has also been a clinical education director in a long term care setting where she was in charge of staff development, infection control and risk management.

“I came to Primrose because I have always had a desire to work with the senior population,” Love said.  “Primrose and I share the same values and I knew this was home for me the moment I stepped in the front door,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Mishawaka is located at 820 Fulmer Road.  Expected to open in 2015, the community will consist of 36 independent living apartment homes, 40 assisted living apartment homes, and eight 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.