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Memory Care Market Trends: 3Q2017

As the seniors housing and care industry’s leading data provider, NIC tracks occupancy, rental rates, supply and construction data for independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs)/life plan communities (LPCs). Through the NIC MAP® client portal, subscribers have access to robust web-based tools and reports, including market-level summaries and historical time-series data for…
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Seniors Housing Annual Total Returns Continue to Outpace Other Commercial Real Estate

Returns Strong. Third-quarter investment return data for the NCREIF-reported seniors housing properties equaled 2.73%, composed of a 1.38% capital return and a 1.36% income return. The annual total return through the first quarter of 2017 was 12.72%, overshadowing the NCREIF Property Index (NPI) result of 6.89% and the apartment result of 6.22%. However, industrial total returns slightly outpaced seniors housing…
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Overheard at the Ziegler Finance & Strategy Conference

The 20th annual Ziegler Senior Living Finance + Strategy Conference, held October 4th through 6th in Colorado Springs, focused on trends primarily affecting not-for-profit senior living providers. Nicely dovetailing with NIC’s record-breaking attendance at its recent Fall Conference, the Ziegler event also attracted a record number of attendees, including a notable uptick in first-time participants. And, as witnessed at both…
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Aging and the U.S. Economy

By Beth Burnham Mace, Chief Economist, NIC The long-anticipated increase of the age 65+ population has started, thanks to the aging baby boomer generation, lower birth rates, and improved longevity—and it’s only expected to continue. By 2030, 21% of the population, an estimated 74 million people, will be past retirement age. This growing demographic will have serious and long-lasting implications…
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