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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, D.C. (link to research results). The ground-breaking study, “The Forgotten Middle,” forecasts a shortage of affordable seniors housing […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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An Update on Actual Rates

The NIC MAP® Data Service recently released national monthly data through March 2019 for actual rates and leasing velocity. The NIC Actual Rates initiative is driven by the need to continually increase transparency in the seniors housing sector and achieve greater parity to data that is available in other real estate asset classes. Having access to […]

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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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