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Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

COVID-19  |  Seniors Housing

Leadership Huddle Recap: Business as Usual or Time to Think Outside the Box?

By: NIC  |  June 22, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused irreparable pain and devastating loss to many families and businesses. The impact has been broad-based, and in response, seniors housing and care operators have been creative, passionate and remarkably effective, given the highly vulnerable nature of their residents, the shortages of critical testing and PPE supplies, and the realities of staffing shortages and financial pressure. Their perspectives on the crisis so far, as well as their insights on what the future holds, were the focus of the latest installment of NIC’s “Leadership Huddle” webinar series, held Thursday, June 18.

COVID-19  |  Skilled Nursing

Characteristics Affecting COVID-19 Penetration in Nursing Homes

By: Ryan Brooks  |  June 19, 2020

Understanding the factors that have contributed to high penetration rates of COVID-19 in select nursing homes is essential to the development of strategies and policies that will help prevent and mitigate future disease outbreaks.

Market Trends  |  Seniors Housing

1Q2020 Seniors Housing Actual Rates Report Key Takeaways

By: Beth Mace  |  June 17, 2020

The NIC MAP® Data Service recently released national monthly data through March 2020 for actual rates and leasing velocity. In this release, NIC also provided data on three metropolitan areas for which there is sufficient data to report upon: Atlanta, Philadelphia, and Phoenix.

COVID-19  |  Seniors Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

$15 Billion HHS Distribution Will Reach Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Operators That Serve Medicaid Residents

By: Ryan Brooks  |  June 11, 2020

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced an additional $15 billion distribution, targeted at providers serving Medicaid and CHIP recipients. Included among these recipients are eligible assisted living facilities that serve Medicaid residents.