NIC Notes

Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Economic Trends  |  Skilled Nursing

Hospital - Skilled Nursing Relationship in Flux

By: NIC  |  April 27, 2016

By Liz Liberman, Health Care Analyst, NIC

Economic Trends  |  Ideas and Discussion

The Cost of Growing Old: Will Millennials Carry the Burden?

By: NIC  |  March 30, 2016

As America ages, the U.S. economy and its macro components—Social Security, Medicare, workforce, and taxation, to name a few—will be affected. Today federal spending on earned-benefit programs such as Social Security and Medicare accounts for nearly two-thirds of the total federal budget. These programs’ expenses crowd out discretionary spending for other high-priority societal needs, including education, infrastructure, and even defense spending.

Economic Trends  |  Ideas and Discussion

Timing the Wave: Facing an Evolving Seniors Health Care Model

By: NIC  |  March 16, 2016

As the 2016 NIC Spring Investment Forum wrapped up on Friday, discussions revolved around the coming challenges and opportunities for seniors housing and care. The theme of change seemed to permeate the discussions during the three day event in Dallas, Texas.

Economic Trends  |  Ideas and Discussion

Boomers’ Return to Urbanism

By: NIC  |  February 17, 2016

The housing industry is being pulled in different directions, as two of the largest age cohorts of our time—millennials and boomers—compete for urban accommodations.