NHC Expands Missouri Operations

For release: March 5, 2014
Contact: Gerald Coggin, Senior VP of Corporate Relations
Phone: (615) 890-2020

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – National HealthCare Corporation, one of the nation’s oldest publicly traded long-term health care providers and a leader of post- acute care services, announced today the expansion of its Missouri operations.

Effective March 1, 2014, NHC is leasing and operating two healthcare properties in Independence, Missouri and an additional healthcare center in St. Peter’s, Missouri. Also, effective February 1, 2014, NHC assumed management of a center in Des Peres, Missouri. With the addition of these four properties, NHC now owns or manages 14 centers with 1,903 beds in Missouri.

The leased properties include two centers in Independence, Missouri – The Villages of Jackson Creek, a 120 bed skilled nursing center and 62 bed assisted living community, and The Villages of Jackson Creek II, a 70 bed memory care center. The Villages of St. Peter’s is located in St. Peters, Missouri and includes a 106 bed skilled nursing center, a 24 bed memory care unit, and a 62 bed assisted living community. The Quarters of Des Peres is a 124 bed skilled nursing center located in Des Peres, Missouri.

“NHC is extremely pleased to add these operations to our Missouri portfolio. These centers have all been constructed within the past six years and are located in excellent markets,” stated Steve Flatt, NHC President.