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Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Ideas and Discussion  |  NIC Fall Conference  |  Seniors Housing

Senior Living Stands Up to the Challenge: Thought Leader Matthew Ruark is Bullish on the Sector

By: NIC  |  September 29, 2021

Where does the senior living industry now stand 18 months into a brutal pandemic? Matthew Ruark has a quick reply. “The sector may have been hit hard by Covid-19 , but it’s still standing. The fundamentals of the business are sound,” said the senior vice president of commercial and healthcare mortgage production at KeyBank Real Estate Capital Group.

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Wipfli and Mueller Prost Combine Teams, Expand Healthcare Services

By: NIC  |  September 14, 2021

Top 20 firm helps turn obstacles into opportunities. To learn about the direction of the growing firm, Ryan Brooks, NIC senior principal, healthcare strategy, recently talked with three Wipfli healthcare service leaders:

Ideas and Discussion  |  NIC Fall Conference  |  Seniors Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

Senior Living Thought Leader Randy Bufford: “We Need to Invest in People”

By: NIC  |  August 20, 2021

What’s ahead for senior housing and care? Randy Bufford has some thoughts on the topic. As Founder and Chairman of Trilogy Health Services, Bufford is one of the thought leaders attending the 2021 NIC Fall Conference in Houston. The Conference is NIC’s first in-person convening of leaders in senior housing and care since the pandemic began.

Ideas and Discussion  |  NIC Fall Conference  |  Seniors Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

Senior Living Executive Fee Stubblefield: The Workforce Is Key to Resident Satisfaction, Industry Success

By: NIC  |  August 05, 2021

The rapid growth of the older population is a bright spot for growth in senior living. But will quality keep pace with this demographic growth? “The workforce is the key to the future,” said Fee Stubblefield, founder and CEO at The Springs Living. Based in McMinnville, Oregon, the company owns and operates 18 senior living communities in the Northwest. Two new developments are underway. “Solving the workforce challenge is the number one issue impacting the quality of senior housing,” he added.