Sweetwater of Billings Hires New Director Of Nursing

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 1, 2017

BILLINGS, MT – Sweetwater Retirement Community of Billings has hired Jody Ferestad to be their new Director of Nursing.  Ferestad began her duties on January 9th and in this role, she will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Rhonda Olson, manage the nursing staff.  She will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Jody Ferestad

Jody Ferestad

Ferestad brings 19 years of nursing experience to Primrose with her.  She worked for St. Vincent Healthcare and Billings Clinic Hospital and the City County Health Department.  She is also a mental health advocate and past certified facilitator of wellness classes.

“I am excited to use my experience to promote excellence in care at Primrose,” Ferestad said.  “I look forward to providing education that encourages our motto ‘This is Living!’”, she added.

Sweetwater Retirement Community, located at 3140 Sweet Water Drive, consists of 36 Independent Living apartments, 32 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 dsmilloff@primroseretirement.com or by calling 605-226-3300 ext. 3982.