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What Kind of Housing Do Baby Boomers Want? Ask Millennials.

While the industry scratches its collective heads trying to figure out what baby boomers want in a senior living community, millennials are pointing the way.   The two groups have a lot in common. Baby boomers and millennials currently represent the largest cohorts in the American population, 74 million and 71 million respectively.   Baby boomers are the parents of millennials and share many of the same […]

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Innovations that Work – NIC Lightning Talks Series

During the upcoming 2019 NIC Fall Conference, the “Innovations that Work” session will share ideas on innovative technologies and tools that are changing the way operators and investors care for residents. Rapid-fire, seven-minute presentations on five key topics will address real-world examples of innovative solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in the industry today.   The session will include six speakers – each […]

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Vision 2025: Focused on Expanding the Workforce

Safeguarding the overall health of the seniors housing and care industry well into the future is a well-publicized initiative. Nowhere is that more on display than the upcoming Vision 2025 event to be held in Chicago June 19-20. This event will host over 30 colleges and universities, more than 35 seniors housing and care operating companies and key trade associations and strategic partners […]

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A Lot of Jobs Created in April: 263,000

The Labor Department reported that there were 263,000 jobs added in April, above the consensus expectation of 190,000.  This marked the 103rd consecutive month of job growth.  The latest six-month average is 200,000, less than last year’s 223,000 monthly average but still very strong for this stage of the economic expansion. Revisions added 16,000 to […]

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Health Affairs launches “The Forgotten Middle”

As Alan Weil, Health Affairs Editor-in-chief stated, “This is a pretty scary reality that’s coming towards us.” It was an appropriate sentiment, as the nation’s leading peer-reviewed health policy journal released a groundbreaking new study, commissioned and funded by NIC, and shared with the world its unsettling findings. Addressing a room full of media and policy […]

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