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Announcing Gary Cohn as NIC Fall Conference 2018 General Session Speaker

Newt Gingrich, Larry Summers, Ben Bernanke, and Timothy Geithner have all presented at the NIC Fall Conference in recent years with the sharp observations and timely insights that can only come from top government officials. These speakers provided their unique perspectives to NIC’s seniors housing and care executive audiences. This year’s upcoming conference continues NIC’s […]

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Jobs Increase by 213,000 in June 2018

The Labor Department reported that there were 213,000 jobs created in the U.S. economy in June, above the consensus expectation of 195,000.  This followed an upwardly revised gain of 244,000 jobs in May (originally reported as 233,000) and an upwardly revised gain of 175,000 in April (originally reported as 159,000).  The two-month revision was a […]

Topics: Research
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AI, Robots, Smart Apps and Senior Care – the Future is Near

  Tech expert Vivek Wadhwa to speak at 2018 NIC Fall Conference Global tech entrepreneur, author, academic and advocate, Vivek Wadhwa, will be the 2018 NIC Fall Conference luncheon speaker. Wadhwa will focus on the practical solutions that new technological advances will make possible in the near future. The concept of robots disrupting seniors housing […]

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NIC Skilled Nursing Data Report: Key Takeaways from the First Quarter 2018

Occupancy Continues to Fall, Despite Typical Seasonal Influence Managed Medicare represents increasingly larger share of skilled nursing revenue NIC released its first quarter 2018 Skilled Nursing Data Report last week, which includes key monthly data points from October 2011 through March 2018. Here are some key takeaways from the report: First quarter national occupancy decreased […]

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Seniors Housing Inventory Growth–A Lot or Not So Much–Some Perspective

First-quarter data showed continued downward pressure on occupancy rates, with assisted living occupancy falling to its lowest level since NIC began reporting data in 2006—85.7%.  A broader measure, the occupancy rate for all of seniors housing (independent and assisted living) for the 99 Primary and Secondary markets tracked by the NIC MAP® Data Service, had […]

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