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Business Environment  |  COVID-19  |  Ideas and Discussion  |  Seniors Housing

Seniors  Housing Operators Respond to the Pandemic

By: NIC  |  June 09, 2020

A frank discussion on what works and where we’re headed now. Operators are the best source of practical insights into the pandemic. They understand the realities and challenges of a disease outbreak that impacts vulnerable elders.

COVID-19  |  Economic Trends  |  Ideas and Discussion  |  Market Trends  |  Seniors Housing

Leadership Huddle: Brokers are Optimistic

By: NIC  |  June 07, 2020

The latest installment of NIC’s highly popular “Leadership Huddle” webinar series, titled “A Conversation with Brokers During a Pandemic,” took place Thursday, June 4. As thousands of attendees have come to expect, a panel of industry leaders provided timely insights in a lively discussion moderated by NIC Chief Economist, Beth Mace. Thursday’s discussion focused on the perspectives of the nation’s top brokerage firms on the impact of COVID-19 on their businesses.

Skilled Nursing

COVID-19 Rapid Response Network for Nursing Homes

By: NIC  |  June 03, 2020

Operators and staff of nursing homes are facing enormous challenges. To help nursing homes tackle these challenges with pragmatic and real-time solutions, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, with support from the John A. Hartford Foundation, has launched a free COVID-19 Rapid Response Network for Nursing Homes. 

COVID-19  |  Seniors Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

Leadership Huddle: Adjusting, Innovating, and Earning Trust

By: NIC  |  May 22, 2020

In the fifth installment of NIC’s “Leadership Huddle” webinar series, held Thursday, May 21, NIC Chief Economist Beth Mace and Belmont Village Senior Living President, Mercedes Kerr discussed the impact of COVID-19 on senior living. The discussion drew over a thousand registrations. Mace’s presentation of “The NIC Bluebook: Five Ways COVID-19 Could Affect Senior Living,” gave the huddle it’s title. The presentation kicked off with Mace’s thoughts on the severity, breadth, and duration of the pandemic. Mace pointed to the “astounding” pace of the virus’ spread across the globe, growing by over 2 million new cases in the past month, to a May 19, 2020 total, provided by the John’s Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, of 4,823,479 confirmed cases globally, and 1,508,957 in the U.S. As Mace commented, “the pandemic is here, it’s widespread, and it’s affecting all of us.” While the number of newly confirmed cases each day is flattening, Mace summarized the latest data by saying, “there are still enormous numbers of people that are at risk in this pandemic, and that are being affected by it.”