NIC Notes

Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

COVID-19  |  Ideas and Discussion  |  NIC Fall Conference  |  Senior Housing

Designing for the Pandemic: A Look at Seniors Housing Design Principles

By: Ryan Brooks  |  October 05, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created design challenges for the seniors housing and care sector that need to be articulated, addressed and navigated. Achieving the right balance between social connectivity and coronavirus exposure has now become one of the key trials facing seniors housing operators.

Market Trends  |  NIC MAP Vision  |  Skilled Nursing

Skilled Nursing  Occupancy 74.6% in July

By: Bill Kauffman  |  October 02, 2020

Managed Medicare revenue mix increases, first time since start of pandemic NIC MAP® Data Service released its latest Skilled Nursing Monthly Report on September 29, 2020, which includes key monthly data points from January 2012 through July 2020.

Economic Trends  |  Senior Housing

Jobless Rate Slides Back to 7.9% in September

By: Beth Mace  |  October 02, 2020

The Labor Department reported that nonfarm payrolls rose by 661,000 in September and that the unemployment rate fell to 7.9% from 8.4%. This suggests that the employment recovery from the unprecedented COVID-related drop in March and April continues. Roughly 11.4 million jobs have now been recovered during the May to September period. Nonetheless, the level of payrolls remains about 10.8 million below where it was in February (7.0% below).

COVID-19  |  Executive Survey Insights

Executive Survey Insights | Wave 12: September 15 to September 27, 2020

By: Lana Peck  |  October 01, 2020

NIC’s Executive Survey of operators in seniors housing and skilled nursing is designed to deliver transparency into market fundamentals in the seniors housing and care space at a time when market conditions continue to change—providing both capital providers and capital seekers with data as to how COVID-19 is impacting the sector.