Primrose of Mishawaka Hires New Director of Nursing

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MISHAWAKA, IN – Primrose Retirement Community of Mishawaka has hired Terri Smith as their new Director of Nursing.  In this role, she will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Leah Bennett, manage the nursing staff.  Smith, who began in her position on Feb. 8, will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Terri Smith

Terri Smith

Smith is a graduate of Ivy Tech of South Bend and is currently attending Western Governor’s University of Indiana.  She expects to graduate this spring.  Smith was most recently a case manager at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, and prior to that, a staff nurse in orthopedics -also at St. Joseph.

“I love working with seniors,” Smith said.  “I am inspired by their stories and the life experiences they have to share.  I look forward to working with the great staff at Primrose and to helping our residents transition to their new lives here,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Mishawaka is located at 820 Fulmer Road.  The community consists of 36 independent living apartment homes, 40 assisted living apartment homes, and eight townhome villas.

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