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Overheard at the Ziegler Finance & Strategy Conference

The 20th annual Ziegler Senior Living Finance + Strategy Conference, held October 4th through 6th in Colorado Springs, focused on trends primarily affecting not-for-profit senior living providers. Nicely dovetailing with NIC’s record-breaking attendance at its recent Fall Conference, the Ziegler event also attracted a record number of attendees, including a notable uptick in first-time participants. […]

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Seniors Housing: A Favored Investment Choice

Key Takeaways from the 2017 NREI/ NIC Senior Housing Market Study The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) and the National Real Estate Investor (NREI) recently conducted the fourth annual NREI/NIC Seniors Housing Market Study from June 28-July 17. The goal of the online survey was to gauge attitudes and opinions regarding […]

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Palliative Care: The Next Frontier in Patient-Centered Care and a Value Proposition for Seniors Housing

The focus of modern medicine has been centered squarely in the curative camp for a long time. As Atul Gawande put it in his recent New Yorker article, modern medicine is a practice in “rescue medicine,” meaning the goal of treatment is to immediately and summarily save the patient. Unfortunately, in life, some diagnoses are […]

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Five Key Takeaways from NIC MAP’s Second-Quarter Seniors Housing Data Release

Last week, NIC MAP® Data Service clients attended a webinar on seniors housing market trends through the second quarter of 2017. Key takeaways included: Takeaway #1: Seniors housing occupancy fell 50 basis points to 88.8% The all occupancy rate for seniors housing, which includes properties still in lease up, was 88.8% in the second quarter, […]

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