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Primrose Retirement Community of Newburgh Hires New Memory Care Director of Nursing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 10, 2017

NEWBURGH, IN – Primrose of Newburgh has hired Derek Fox as their memory care Director of Nursing.  He began his duties on May 15 and in this role, Fox will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Carla Grimwood, manage the memory care nursing staff.  He will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Derek Fox

Derek Fox

Fox has obtained degrees from Vincennes University (licensed practical nurse), Wabash Valley College (Associate of Science in Nursing, Registered Nurse), and Purdue University Northwest (Bachelor of Science in Nursing.)  He has experience in skilled care, assisted living, staff development, pediatrics, and emergency room work.

“The beauty of the campus during its construction was what initially drew me to Primrose,” said Fox.  “I soon learned that, beyond the beauty of the campus, Primrose stood apart from other communities sue to their vision.  Their attention to detail shows me that the care about their residents and staff, and I am honored to be working here,” he added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Newburgh is located at 9800 Lincoln Avenue and consists of 36 independent living apartment homes, 40 assisted living apartment homes, 24 memory care apartment homes, and ten townhome villas.

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

Carrie Elmore Named Sales Director at Primrose Retirement Community of Shawnee

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 10, 2017

SHAWNEE, OK – Primrose Retirement Community of Shawnee has hired Carrie Elmore to be their new Sales Director.  She began her duties on April 28.  In this capacity, Elmore will oversee all the marketing and sales efforts, as well as public relations events and community outreach, for Primrose of Shawnee.

Carrie Elmore

Carrie Elmore

Elmore is a graduate of the University of Texas.  Before joining Primrose, she was a licensed practical nurse for more 17 years with experience in long term care, assisted living, and mental health care.

“The degree of passion that the staff feel for their residents was evident the moment I walked through the door,” Elmore said.  “I was surrounded by people who love to take care of others, just as I do.  I knew I wanted to be a part of that, to help change peoples’ lives for the better,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Shawnee, located at 1905 N. Bryan Avenue, consists of 36 independent living apartments, 40 assisted living apartments, and four townhome villas. The community opened in 2013.

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