Primrose of Appleton Hires New Director of Nursing

APPLETON, WI – Primrose Retirement Community of Appleton has hired Kathleen Cowling to be their new Director of Nursing.  She began her duties in April, and in this role Cowling will guide and oversee the care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Breeze Skorupski, manage the nursing staff.  She will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Kathleen Cowling

Kathleen Cowling

Cowling brings 34 years in geriatric care with her to Primrose.  She has worked in skilled nursing and assisted living settings.  “I have managed nursing staff before in other communities,” said Cowling.  “But I have never opened a new one.  I am so excited to assist the seniors in our community and to help them to feel comfortable in their new home,” she added.

“We are thrilled to have Kathleen on our team,” said Breeze Skorupski, Executive Director at Primrose of Appleton.  “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 or by calling 605-226-3300 ext. 3982.