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Primrose of Jefferson City Hires New Director of Nursing

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IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 2, 2015   

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Primrose Retirement Community of Jefferson City announces that Ashley Rackers has joined the team as Director of Nursing for the independent and assisted living community. In this role, Rackers will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Sandy Kliegel, manage the nursing staff. Rackers, who began working at Primrose on January 26th, will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Ashley Rackers

Ashley Rackers

A 2005 graduate of the University of Central Missouri, Rackers has been a hospital nurse and has held several leadership positions within skilled nursing communities prior to joining Primrose. “I am excited to be part of the growth and development of such a new outlook on retirement living,” Rackers said. “I’m delighted to be a part of a team who gets the opportunity to bring this to the Central Missouri area.”

“Ashley holds a reputation for providing high quality care as a compassionate nursing professional,” said Tami Davis, Primrose Regional Operations Manager. “She is a dedicated individual who is known for consistently going beyond what is required, and we are excited to have Ashley on the Jefferson City Team.”

Primrose Retirement Community of Jefferson City, located at 1214 Freedom Blvd, is currently under construction and will consist of 36 independent living apartments, 40 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 or by calling 605-226-3300 ext. 3982.