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Investor Summit Jump Starts Conversation for More Middle-Market Seniors Housing: A Three-Part Series. 

Part II—Debt Providers Offer Possible Solutions    Innovative ideas of how to provide housing for the growing number of middle-income seniors were discussed by industry stakeholders at a recent investor summit in New York City. Convened by NIC, the summit also spotlighted new research on middle–market seniors.   Results of the research were initially detailed at an April policy forum in Washington,…
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NIC Skilled Nursing Data Report: Key Takeaways from the First Quarter 2019

First year-over-year occupancy increase since January 2015 Managed Medicare revenue mix reaches time-series high of 12.1%, higher in urban areas NIC released its first quarter 2019 Skilled Nursing Data Report last week, which includes key monthly data points from January 2012 through March 2019. Here are some key takeaways from the report: Occupancy has been on an upward trend since…
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The Impact of AI on Seniors Housing and Care Workforce Shortages

In today’s business environment, seniors housing and care leaders can often access capital through a phone call or a single meeting. They can develop strategy on a weekend leadership retreat. When it comes to solving workforce issues, however, no easy solutions have arisen, leaving the industry with a constant problem that just doesn’t seem to be going away any time…
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Dr. Janet L Yellen to open 2019 NIC Fall Conference

NIC is pleased to announce that Dr. Janet Yellen, the first-ever woman to be appointed chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, will address the opening general session of the 2019 NIC Fall Conference at 8:00 AM on Thursday, September 12.   The seniors housing and care sector will likely feel the influence of numerous economic forces…
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Fewer Jobs Created in May: 75,000

The Labor Department reported that there were 75,000 jobs added in May, well below the downwardly revised gain of 244,000 in April and below the consensus expectation of 180,000. The deceleration in growth may reflect the effects of slowing global growth and the waning effects of the tax cuts and government spending. Nevertheless, this marked the 104th consecutive month of…
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