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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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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 […]

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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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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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