NIC Notes

Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Market Trends  |  Skilled Nursing

Workforce Contraction and Recovery Varies Across Healthcare Sectors

By: Omar Zahraoui  |  June 23, 2022

The impacts of the pandemic and resulting workforce contraction affected healthcare industries differently. Nursing care facilities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), and assisted living properties have experienced a longer workforce contraction compared with other adjacent healthcare industries.

COVID-19  |  Skilled Nursing  |  Skilled Nursing Tracker  |  Workforce

Skilled Nursing Sees Rising COVID-19 Cases; Staffing Shortages Persist

By: Omar Zahraoui  |  May 25, 2022

NIC's Skilled Nursing COVID-19 Tracker, featuring the most up-to-date CMS data,* shows that rates of new COVID-19 infections in skilled nursing facilities are rising once again for both residents and staff.

Market Trends  |  NIC MAP Vision  |  Skilled Nursing

Market Fundamentals Amid Challenging Time for Skilled Nursing

By: Omar Zahraoui  |  May 13, 2022

It is no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic had a tremendous impact on skilled nursing occupancy. But what exactly happened? This article provides the insights on supply and demand dynamics and the disparities between property level occupancy rates for freestanding skilled nursing properties.

COVID-19  |  Market Trends  |  NIC MAP Vision  |  Senior Housing

Senior Housing Proves Resilient Despite Omicron, with Stabilized Occupancy Unchanged in February 2022

By: Omar Zahraoui  |  March 10, 2022

Despite the headwinds created by the Omicron surge and the consequential staffing crisis, senior housing stabilized occupancy for the NIC MAP® Primary Markets held its ground in February 2022. This was also the case in September 2021 when occupancy withstood the Delta surge and was unchanged from August 2021.