Category Archives: Press Releases

Primrose of Gillette Hires New Director of Nursing

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 10, 2017

GILLETTE, WY – Primrose Retirement Community of Gillette has hired Dawn Tiegs to be their new Director of Nursing.  Tiegs began her duties on March 1.  In this role, she will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Nancy Mills, manage the nursing staff.  She will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Dawn Tiegs

Dawn Tiegs

Tiegs has an associate of science degree in nursing from Casper College and has worked as a nurse in long-term care, memory care, and assisted living settings.  She began at Primrose as a staff nurse in 2015 before becoming Assistant Director of Nursing in 2016 and then Director of Nursing in 2017.

“What excited me most about becoming Director or Nursing is the opportunity to lead such a great team,” Tiegs said.  “The camaraderie that we all share here is uplifting and our residents thrive in that kind of atmosphere,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Gillette, located at 921 Mountain Meadow Lane, consists of 39 Independent Living apartments and 40 Assisted Living apartments.

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

Primrose of Wausau Named Community of the Year

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 7, 2017

WAUSAU, WI – Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C. has named Primrose of Wausau one of its Retirement Communities of the Year.  The announcement was made on April 5th, during the company’s annual Leadership Conference in Austin, TX.

Regional Director of Operations Tami Hemshrot and Executive Director Kathy Jamison

Regional Director of Operations Tami Hemshrot and Executive Director Kathy Jamison

“The Wausau Primrose has continued to be one of our best performing communities,” said Primrose Retirement Communities President BJ Schaefbauer.  “More importantly, the staff there exemplify the high level of quality service we are proud to provide.  Primrose of Wausau is a wonderful example which all of our retirement communities around the country should strive to follow.”

In addition to the title, Primrose of Wausau received a monetary award which will be shared among the employees.

Primrose Retirement Community of Wausau, located at 2100 Townline Road, consists of 36 Independent Living Apartments, 32 Assisted Living Apartments, and 10 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.

Primrose of Wasilla Named Community of the Year

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 7, 2017

WASILLA, AK – Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C. has named Primrose of Wasilla one of its Retirement Communities of the Year.  The announcement was made on April 5th, during the company’s annual Leadership Conference in Austin, TX.

Regional Director of Operations Tami Hemshrot and Executive Director Tauna Norman

Regional Director of Operations Tami Hemshrot and Executive Director Tauna Norman

“The Wasilla Primrose has continued to be one of our best performing communities,” said Primrose Retirement Communities President BJ Schaefbauer.  “More importantly, the staff there exemplify the high level of quality service we are proud to provide.  Primrose of Wasilla is a wonderful example which all of our retirement communities around the country should strive to follow.”

In addition to the title, Primrose of Wasilla received a monetary award which will be shared among the employees.

Primrose Retirement Community of Wasilla, located at 889 N. Elkhorn Drive, consists of 27 Independent Living apartments, 41 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.

Primrose of Mansfield Named Community of the Year

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 7, 2017

MANSFIELD, OH – Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C. has named Primrose of Mansfield one of its Retirement Communities of the Year.  The announcement was made on April 5th, during the company’s annual Leadership Conference in Austin, TX.

Regional Director of Operations Jill Yetzer and Executive Director Marilyn Johnson

Regional Director of Operations Jill Yetzer and Executive Director Marilyn Johnson

“The Mansfield Primrose has continued to be one of our best performing communities,” said Primrose Retirement Communities President BJ Schaefbauer.  “More importantly, the staff there exemplify the high level of quality service we are proud to provide.  Primrose of Mansfield is a wonderful example which all of our retirement communities around the country should strive to follow.”

In addition to the title, Primrose of Mansfield received a monetary award which will be shared among the employees.

Primrose Retirement Community of Mansfield, located at 1301 Millsboro Road, currently consists of 14 townhome villas, 36 independent living apartments and 32 assisted living apartments.

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.

Primrose of Lancaster Named Community of the Year

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 7, 2017

LANCASTER, OH – Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C. has named Primrose of Lancaster one of its Retirement Communities of the Year.  The announcement was made on April 5th, during the company’s annual Leadership Conference in Austin, TX.

Regional Director of Operations Jill Yetzer and Executive Director Tracy Billingsley

Regional Director of Operations Jill Yetzer and Executive Director Tracy Billingsley

“The Lancaster Primrose has continued to be one of our best performing communities,” said Primrose Retirement Communities President BJ Schaefbauer.  “More importantly, the staff there exemplify the high level of quality service we are proud to provide.  Primrose of Lancaster is a wonderful example which all of our retirement communities around the country should strive to follow.”

In addition to the title, Primrose of Lancaster received a monetary award which will be shared among the employees.

The Primrose of Lancaster Community, located at 1481 Wesley Way, consists of 10 townhome villas, 36 independent living apartment homes, and 32 assisted-living apartment homes.

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.

Primrose of Grand Island Named Community of the Year

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 7, 2017

GRAND ISLAND, NE – Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C. has named Primrose of Grand Island one of its Retirement Communities of the Year.  The announcement was made on April 5th, during the company’s annual Leadership Conference in Austin, TX.

Regional Director of Operations Tom Brown and Executive Director Tonya VanPelt

Regional Director of Operations Tom Brown and Executive Director Tonya VanPelt

“The Grand Island Primrose has continued to be one of our best performing communities,” said Primrose Retirement Communities President BJ Schaefbauer.  “More importantly, the staff there exemplify the high level of quality service we are proud to provide.  Primrose of Grand Island is a wonderful example which all of our retirement communities around the country should strive to follow.”

In addition to the title, Primrose of Grand Island received a monetary award which will be shared among the employees.

Primrose Retirement Community of Grand Island, located at 3990 West Capital Avenue, consists of 36 Independent Living apartments and 32 Assisted Living apartments.

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.

Primrose of Cheyenne Named Community of the Year

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 7, 2017

CHEYENNE, WY – Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C. has named Primrose of Cheyenne one of its Retirement Communities of the Year.  The announcement was made on April 5th, during the company’s annual Leadership Conference in Austin, TX.

Executive Director David Sheppard and Regional Director of Operations Melanie Soupir

Executive Director David Sheppard and Regional Director of Operations Melanie Soupir

“The Cheyenne Primrose has continued to be one of our best performing communities,” said Primrose Retirement Communities President BJ Schaefbauer.  “More importantly, the staff there exemplify the high level of quality service we are proud to provide.  Primrose of Cheyenne is a wonderful example which all of our retirement communities around the country should strive to follow.”

In addition to the title, Primrose of Cheyenne received a monetary award which will be shared among the employees.

Primrose Retirement Community of Cheyenne, located at 1530 Dorothy Lane, consists of four townhome villas, 40 independent living apartment homes, and 40 assisted-living apartment homes.

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.

Primrose of Casper Named Community of the Year

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 7, 2017

CASPER, WY – Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C. has named Primrose of Casper one of its Retirement Communities of the Year.  The announcement was made on April 5th, during the company’s annual Leadership Conference in Austin, TX.

Executive Director Eileen Ford and Regional Director of Operations Melanie Soupir

Executive Director Eileen Ford and Regional Director of Operations Melanie Soupir

“The Casper Primrose has continued to be one of our best performing communities,” said Primrose Retirement Communities President BJ Schaefbauer.  “More importantly, the staff there exemplify the high level of quality service we are proud to provide.  Primrose of Casper is a wonderful example which all of our retirement communities around the country should strive to follow.”

In addition to the title, Primrose of Casper received a monetary award which will be shared among the employees.

Primrose Retirement Community of Casper, located at 1865 South Beverly Street, consists of 36 Independent Living apartments, 32 Assisted Living apartments, and 20 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.

Primrose of Aberdeen Named Community of the Year

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 7, 2017

ABERDEEN, SD – Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C. has named Primrose of Aberdeen one of its Retirement Communities of the Year.  The announcement was made on April 5th, during the company’s annual Leadership Conference in Austin, TX.

Executive Director Michelle Hagan and Regional Director of Operations Tom Brown

Executive Director Michelle Hagan and Regional Director of Operations Tom Brown

“The Aberdeen Primrose has continued to be one of our best performing communities,” said Primrose Retirement Communities President BJ Schaefbauer.  “More importantly, the staff there exemplify the high level of quality service we are proud to provide.  Primrose of Aberdeen is a wonderful example which all of our retirement communities around the country should strive to follow.”

In addition to the title, Primrose of Aberdeen received a monetary award which will be shared among the employees.

Primrose Retirement Community of Aberdeen has the distinction of being the first-ever Primrose community, opened in 1991.

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.

Primrose of Anderson Named Community of the Year

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 7, 2017

ANDERSON, IN – Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C. has named Primrose of Anderson one of its Retirement Communities of the Year.  The announcement was made on April 5th, during the company’s annual Leadership Conference in Austin, TX.

Executive Director Carissa Stevens and Regional Director of Operations Hervey Lawrence

Executive Director Carissa Stevens and Regional Director of Operations Hervey Lawrence

“The Anderson Primrose has continued to be one of our best performing communities,” said Primrose Retirement Communities President BJ Schaefbauer.  “More importantly, the staff there exemplify the high level of quality service we are proud to provide.  Primrose of Anderson is a wonderful example which all of our retirement communities around the country should strive to follow.”

In addition to the title, Primrose of Anderson received a monetary award which will be shared among the employees.

Primrose Retirement Community of Anderson, located at 1118 W. Cross St., 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.