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Seniors Housing Penetration Rates: Variation over Time, Variation Across Metropolitan Markets

Penetration rates vary across markets and across time.  Some of the variation may be due to differing demand factors such as population and household growth and size, consumer preferences, familiarity and comfort with the product, changes in the composition of inventory, and cultural influences. This blog post explores some of this variation. The chart above […]

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Spring Keynote: Collaboration is not an Option

The 2019 NIC Spring Conference luncheon keynote talk will be delivered by bestselling author, consultant and futurist Ian Morrison. Morrison is an internationally known specialist in long-term forecasting and planning, with an emphasis on the changing business environment in healthcare. Known for his many books and articles on the changing healthcare system – and notorious […]

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NIC MAP Releases New Features, Including Walk Score

As NIC MAP® Data Service clients know, NIC regularly adds new features to the client platform, often as a direct response to client requests, or as new data and analytical tools become available. NIC works hard to ensure developers, operators, investors, and other stakeholders, have access to the high-quality data they need from the best […]

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Building an Engaged Workforce Leads to Significant Cost Savings

It’s the open secret that leading operators have long known—an engaged workforce leads to success in other parts of operations, including key financial and performance metrics. In the words of one senior living executive, “Happier employees means happier residents. That’s what we’re all about.” But can we quantify it? What is the business case for […]

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October Jobless Rate Remains at Lowest Level Since 1969

The unemployment rate held steady at 3.7% in October, which is the lowest rate since December 1969. The jobless rate remains well below the rate of what is generally believed to be the “natural rate of unemployment” of 4.5%, which suggests that there will be building pressure on wage rate growth. Evidence is mounting that […]

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