NIC Notes

Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Ideas and Discussion  |  Market Trends  |  Seniors Housing

Driving Innovation Through Consumer Insights

By: NIC  |  November 15, 2019

A mop and a café might not sound innovative to most seniors housing operators. But when presented with the product development strategy that conceived the successful Swiffer® cleaning tool and the Capital One® banking cafés, attendees at the 2019 NIC Fall Conference learned that the process for true innovation applies across all industries.

Market Trends  |  Seniors Housing

Demographics and the Longevity Economy

By: NIC  |  October 29, 2019

The funeral home industry is losing sales. This was just one insight into the “longevity economy” that attendees of the NIC Fall 2019 Conference were treated to during an enlightening keynote session by Dr. Joseph F. Coughlin, founder and director of MIT’s AgeLab.

Seniors Housing  |  Workforce

Workforce Strategies for Today

By: NIC  |  October 09, 2019

Workforce recruiting and retention efforts in the seniors housing and care sector are particularly challenging today. During a panel discussion at the 2019 NIC Fall Conference, representatives from leading operating companies shared their strategies for attracting and retaining top talent.

Economic Trends  |  Seniors Housing  |  Workforce

Industry Gathers at NIC Fall Conference: Managing Margins, Realizing Returns and Expert Insights

By: NIC  |  September 18, 2019

With record attendance, the 2019 NIC Fall Conference in Chicago last week brought together more than 3,300 participants for three days of networking, educational sessions, receptions, and high-profile speakers such as former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.    Programming focused on current market trends and innovations as well as how to best address the disruptions facing the industry. Experts provided insights into effective operational strategies as well as changing capital flows and deal structures.