Primrose Retirement Community of Shawnee has hired Connie Kellner to be their new Director of Nursing. In this role, she will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Catina Elliott, manage the nursing staff. Kellner, who began work at Primrose in October, will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Connie brings almost 30 years of nursing experience with her to Primrose. “Primrose has a great reputation in the community of providing a safe, comfortable and fun environment,” Kellner said. “I am excited to be a part of this company that embraces change and wants to continuously make improvements,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Shawnee, located at 1905 N. Bryan Avenue, consists of 36 independent living apartments, 40 assisted living apartments, and eight townhome villas.

Primrose Retirement Communities, LLC, headquartered in Aberdeen, South Dakota, provides high-quality independent living, assisted living, and memory care communities across the country which specialize in personalized services and resident-focused care. The mission of Primrose Retirement Communities is to create happy and healthy living environments for seniors. Since the opening of the first Primrose community in Aberdeen in 1991, Primrose has grown to include over 40 locations in 19 states.