NIC Notes

Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Economic Trends  |  NIC Fall Conference

The Economic Outlook and Its Impact on the Industry

By: NIC  |  August 30, 2021

Two of the nation’s most influential economic thinkers, Paul Krugman and Lawrence H. Summers, will face-off in person at this year’s NIC Fall Conference during a lively main stage debate. Both have strong, often differing opinions about the economy and the path forward. The discussion will be moderated by Angela Mago, president Key Commercial Bank & KeyBank Real Estate Capital.

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.

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

Experienced Operator Kai Hsiao: “Senior Housing Tourists Are Just Visiting”

By: NIC  |  July 08, 2021

Ever heard of senior housing tourists? No, they’re not busloads of elderly travelers crisscrossing the country to visit assisted living communities. They’re not mature sightseers either, snapping photos of the latest amenity spaces. Instead, senior housing tourists are how Kai Hsiao describes newbie investors, developers, and operators in the senior housing industry, many of whom have failed to appreciate the healthcare aspects of the business.

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