NIC | CARES BLOG
A place for connections, analysis, research, and education on seniors housing and care

Announcing Gary Cohn as NIC Fall Conference 2018 General Session Speaker

Newt Gingrich, Larry Summers, Ben Bernanke, and Timothy Geithner have all presented at the NIC Fall Conference in recent years with the sharp observations and timely insights that can only come from top government officials. These speakers provided their unique perspectives to NIC’s seniors housing and care executive audiences. This year’s upcoming conference continues NIC’s […]

Read Post ›

Seniors Housing Inventory Growth–A Lot or Not So Much–Some Perspective

First-quarter data showed continued downward pressure on occupancy rates, with assisted living occupancy falling to its lowest level since NIC began reporting data in 2006—85.7%.  A broader measure, the occupancy rate for all of seniors housing (independent and assisted living) for the 99 Primary and Secondary markets tracked by the NIC MAP® Data Service, had […]

Read Post ›

…and Care

This month, NIC, in a strategic alliance with PointRight, is announcing the launch of quality metrics for the skilled nursing sector. This major expansion and enhancement within the NIC MAP® Data Service platform reflects NIC’s commitment to the skilled nursing sector and builds upon NIC’s present Skilled Nursing Data Report, which focuses on financial data. […]

Read Post ›

Five Key Takeaways from NIC’s First-Quarter 2018 Seniors Housing Data Release

NIC MAP® Data Service clients attended a webinar in mid-April on the key seniors housing data trends during the first quarter of 2018. Key takeaways included the following. Takeaway #1:  Seniors housing occupancy fell to 88.3% The all occupancy rate for seniors housing, which includes properties still in lease up was 88.3% in the first quarter, […]

Read Post ›

Initial Move-in Rates for Independent Living Fall Below Year-Earlier Levels in Q4 2017

 The NIC Map Data Service recently released national benchmark data through year-end 2017 for actual rates and leasing velocity.  Key takeaways include: Average initial move-in rates were below average asking rates for both independent living and assisted living properties, with monthly spreads larger for assisted living properties throughout the entire reported period. As of December […]

Read Post ›