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Hackathon Recap – Giving Boomers What They Want 

One of the most talked-about sessions at the recent 2019 NIC Spring Conference was the “Boomer Hackathon,” in which three teams – and those in attendance – brainstormed innovations in seniors housing appropriate for incoming Baby Boomers. A standing-room-only crowd participated in the event, forming small groups to attack the same problem as three teams of experts, […]

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Lisa Marsh Ryerson Previews Her NIC Talk: Imagining the New Old Age

For the 2018 NIC Fall Conference, the highly popular NIC Talks program returns with eight fresh speakers from beyond the seniors housing and care sector. As in previous years, the TED-style talks are designed to be insightful, highly relevant, and thought provoking – all in 12 minutes. This year’s speakers represent a wide range of […]

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Speakers Challenge Conventional Thinking on the Future of Aging

Popular NIC Talks series returns to fall conference Today’s disruptive innovations often determine the future. Uber has upended the transportation business. Amazon changed retailing. The same holds true for the concept of aging. Disruptive innovations will change the future of the aging experience and drive how society responds to the needs of an aging population […]

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

NIC MAP® Data Service clients attended a webinar in mid-July on the key seniors housing data trends during the second quarter of 2018. Key takeaways included the following: Takeaway #1: Seniors housing occupancy fell to 87.9% The all occupancy rate for seniors housing, which includes properties still in lease up was 87.9% in the second […]

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NIC Skilled Nursing Data: Downward Pressure on Occupancy Continues

Key Takeaways from the Third Quarter 2017 Report NIC has just released its third quarter 2017 Skilled Nursing Data Report, which includes key monthly data on skilled nursing metrics from October 2012 through September 2017. The current report is based on data collected monthly, but reported quarterly, from approximately 20 operators and 1,500 properties.  The […]

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