Each spring thousands of leaders in seniors housing and healthcare convene for 3 days of collaboration and education at the NIC Spring Conference. Attendees expand their networks, make lasting professional connections, explore partnerships, and learn about recent trends in the industry. This year’s 2020 NIC Spring Conference: Investing in Seniors Housing & Healthcare Collaboration — March 4-6 in San Diego, CA — offers innovative new options that make it easier than ever to connect with peers and potential partners.
The Labor Department reported that there were 145,000 jobs added in December. This was less than the consensus estimate of 160,000 and marked the 111th consecutive month of job gains. For all of 2019, employers added 2.11 million jobs. That was a slowdown from the increase of 2.68 million in 2018 and ranked 2019 eighth for job growth in the past 10 years.
In 2020, there will be an estimated 23 million Americans over the age of 75 and 8.9 million over 83, a common move-in age of a resident to seniors housing. These will be members of the Greatest Generation and the Silent Generation. And some of these older individuals—roughly 90,000—will be centenarians or older. It’s not until the end of this upcoming decade in 2029 that the oldest baby boomer will have turned 83—effectively opening the proverbial floodgates for seniors housing.
As we embark on a new year, it’s time to look back for a moment and review the milestones of 2019, which, in addition to our most popular posts, includes the relaunch of this blog platform over the July 4th weekend. It’s now easier to search for articles by topic and keyword and easier to read on your phone or other device.