Jason Risner, Executive Director at Primrose in Lima, OH

LIMA, OH – Primrose Retirement Communities has named Lima Executive Director Jason Risner as Primrose Executive Director of the Year.  The announcement was made on August 17, during the company’s virtual awards ceremony.

Risner has served as the Executive Director of Primrose of Lima, OH, since 2012.  In the role of executive director, he oversees the day-to-day operations of the entire community and acts as a resource and leader for the Lima Primrose team.  

“It is a privilege to work at Primrose and an honor. I’m proud to be a part of this organization and part of this team in Lima,” he added.


Primrose Retirement Community of Lima consists of 36 independent living apartment homes, 32 assisted living apartment homes, and ten townhome villas.

“Executive Directors are responsible for developing and sustaining a culture of appreciation for staff and a purposeful lifestyle for residents. As the Executive Director of our Primrose Retirement Community in Lima, OH, Jason Risner excels in both of those expectations. We are grateful for the leadership Jason provides to the Lima community and for his commitment to the mission and core values of Primrose,” said

BJ Schaefbauer, President of Primrose Retirement Communities.

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.

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