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Primrose of Wausau Hires New Memory Care Director of Nursing

WAUSAU, WI – Primrose Retirement Community of Wausau has hired Kelly Carlson to be their new Director of Memory Care Nursing.  She began her duties on October 30.  In this role, Carlson will guide and oversee the care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Kathy Jamison, manage the nursing staff.  She will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Kelly Carlson

Kelly Carlson

“We are thrilled to have Kelly back on our team,” said Tami Hemshrot, Regional Operations Manager with Primrose.  “Her love for the senior population is evident, and we are looking forward to a great future here in Wausau,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Wausau, located at 2100 Townline Road, consists of 36 Independent Living Apartments, 32 Assisted Living Apartments, 24 memory care apartments, and 10 Townhome Villas.  Their 24 memory care apartments are located at 7704 Franciscan Way, Weston, WI, 54476.

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

Primrose of Appleton Hires New Executive Director

APPLETON, WI – Primrose Retirement Community of Appleton has hired Breeze Skorupski to be their new Executive Director.  She began her duties in November, and in this capacity, Skorupski will oversee the day-to-day operations of the community.

Breeze Skorupski

Breeze Skorupski

Skorupski was born in Escanaba, MI and moved to Wisconsin in 2015.  She brings 13 years of healthcare experience with her to Primrose, with the last six being senior living-focused.

“I am thrilled to be here and to help introduce Primrose to the people of Appleton,” Skorupski said.  “I am grateful for this amazing opportunity and very excited for what the future holds,” she added.

“We are thrilled to have Breeze on our team,” said Tami Hemshrot, a Regional Operations Manager with Primrose.  “Her love for the senior population is evident, and we are looking forward to a great future here in Appleton,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Appleton, located at 5715 N Meade St., is expected to be open in the fall of 2018.  It will be built by Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc. and is being financed by Investors Community Bank.  When open, the retirement community expects to employ approximately 50 people.

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

Primrose of Mishawaka Hires New Director of Nursing

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AUGUST 8, 2016

MISHAWAKA, IN – Primrose Retirement Community of Mishawaka has hired Melissa Love as their new Director of Nursing.  In this role, she will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Interim Executive Director Shelly McFall, manage the nursing staff.  Love, who began in her position on July 6th, will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Melissa Love

Melissa Love

Love’s nursing experience includes time in critical care and intensive care.  She has also been a clinical education director in a long term care setting where she was in charge of staff development, infection control and risk management.

“I came to Primrose because I have always had a desire to work with the senior population,” Love said.  “Primrose and I share the same values and I knew this was home for me the moment I stepped in the front door,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Mishawaka is located at 820 Fulmer Road.  Expected to open in 2015, the community will consist of 36 independent living apartment homes, 40 assisted living apartment homes, and eight 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.