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Deep Dive: Memory Care Performance in the Primary Markets

It’s no secret that the U.S. population of seniors living with dementia is expected to grow in the coming years and thus the demand for memory care (MC) services is expected to increase as well. As a result of anticipated demand, there has been notable growth in memory care units, especially between 2011 and 2016. This has occurred in freestanding memory care properties as well as in properties that offer […]

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The Forgotten Middle: NIC’s Middle Market Seniors Housing Study Soon to be Released

The long-awaited results of “The Forgotten Middle:  Middle Market Seniors Housing Study” will soon be released, in conjunction with two upcoming events. A peer-reviewed manuscript, two perspective articles, and two blog posts, all to be published by Health Affairs, will be released at the upcoming Health Affairs policy forum in Washington, D.C. on April 24th. […]

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Fostering Leadership in Seniors Housing and Care: NIC and NELS

As a mission-driven, non-profit organization, NIC is committed to supporting and developing the future leaders influencing seniors housing and care. In its selective process, NIC objectively chooses accomplished young professionals in the seniors housing and care and finance sectors to form the NIC Future Leaders Council (FLC). While gaining valuable experience developing their leadership skills, FLC members further NIC’s mission of enabling access and choice in […]

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What Do Workers Want?

A conversation with human resources expert Valerie Armstrong on how to develop programs to match the needs of different generations.  In a tight labor market, the recruitment and retention of top-quality staff is a big priority.   The labor pool is not monolithic, however, according to Valerie Armstrong, a human resources expert who speaks at senior living forums.  It’s important to understand […]

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Game Changer! NIC MAP® Introduces Rate Tiers

NIC MAP® Seniors Housing Rate Tiers Similar to the intent of “class categorizations” seen across other commercial real estate property types, NIC MAP® has recently developed a “rate tiers” approach to our seniors housing property database that is quantitative and objective, with a goal to further segment our data for our clients. Useful to investors, […]

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