Monthly Archives: November 2016

Sweetwater of Billings Hires New Executive Director

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOVEMBER 18, 2016

BILLINGS, MT – Sweetwater Retirement Community of Billings has promoted Rhonda Olson to be their new Executive Director.  Olson was formerly the Sales Director at Sweetwater and she began her duties as Executive Director on October 18th.  In this capacity, Olson will oversee the day-to-day operations of the community.

Rhonda Olson

Rhonda Olson

Olson, a Licensed Practical Nurse, brings with her 25 years of healthcare experience including eight years in case management and utilization review, five years in skilled nursing and rehab, and two years of sales experience as a licensed realtor.

“I love working with seniors,” Olson said.  “I am most excited to be able to help them in their transition to retirement living.  I enjoy getting to know new people and developing new friendships,” she added

Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C., headquartered in Aberdeen, South Dakota, provides high-quality memory care, independent living, 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 Newburgh Hires New Memory Care Director of Nursing

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOVEMBER 1, 2016

NEWBURGH, IN – Primrose of Newburgh has hired Tonya Pitt as their new Memory Care Director of Nursing.  She began her duties on September 19th and in this role Pitt will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Carla Grimwood, manage the nursing staff.  She will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Tonya Pitt

Tonya Pitt

Pitt has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Western Kentucky University and an associate degree in nursing from Columbia State Community College.  She has worked in the healthcare industry for 20 years, including four years in hospice care and nine years in psychiatric nursing.

“I look forward to getting to know all of or residents and going above and beyond to provide a person-centered approach to care,” Pitt said.  “I have tremendous respect for the knowledge, heart, and commitment that the Primrose team brings to the table each and every day,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Newburgh is expected to be open in the spring of 2017.  When open, the retirement community expects to employ 50-60 people.

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

Primrose of Newburgh Hires New Assisted Living Director of Nursing

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOVEMBER 1, 2016

NEWBURGH, IN – Primrose of Newburgh has hired Trina Greenwell as their new assisted living Director of Nursing.  She began her duties on September 26th and in this role Greenwell will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Carla Grimwood, manage the nursing staff.  She will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Trina Greenwell

Trina Greenwell

Greenwell has been in nursing for 28 years, 23 of which was spent as a Director of Nursing in both long term care and assisted living before joining Primrose of Newburgh.  “It is exciting being a part of opening a retirement community of this type,” Greenwell said.  “I am most excited to be part of our residents’ lives and to bring a person-centered care approach for our senior population,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Newburgh is expected to be open in the spring of 2017.  When open, the retirement community expects to employ 50-60 people.

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