The Department of Labor reported that 4.4 million Americans filed for unemployment insurance benefits in the week ending April 18, 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause businesses to lay off or temporarily furlough workers due to lock down across much of the country.
Interest in telehealth shifted into high gear over the last month as senior living providers quickly recognized the benefits of caring for residents with virtual visits as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and associated economic crisis, NIC has launched a number of initiatives designed to inform the seniors housing and care industry, even at today’s rapid pace of change. One of these is our “Executive Insights Survey,” which takes the pulse of hundreds of operators, representing thousands of properties across the country. Survey results and analysis are now published weekly, on this NIC Notes blog.