Primrose of Austin Hires New Director of Nursing

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AUSTIN, MN– Primrose Retirement Community of Austin has hired Lexy Smith to be their new Director of Nursing.  In this role, Smith will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Annette Ross, manage the nursing staff.  She will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Lexy Smith

Lexy Smith

Smith attended Rasmussen College and obtained her associates degree in nursing and is now pursuing a bachelor’s degree in nursing through Western Governors University.  “I am excited to be at Primrose,” Smith said.  “I look forward to helping the residents here to receive the quality care that they deserve,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Austin, located at 1701 22nd Avenue SW, consists of 40 independent living apartment homes and 24 assisted-living apartment homes.

Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C., headquartered in Aberdeen, South Dakota, provides high-quality independent living, assisted living, and memory care 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.