As the seniors housing and care industry's leading data provider, NIC tracks occupancy, asking rents, demand, supply and construction data for independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs)/life plan communities (LPCs). The following narrative describes CCRC/LPC occupancy and supply and demand trends in the combined primary and secondary markets, which represent the aggregate of the data collected from 99 of the largest core-based statistical areas (CBSAs).
The Labor Department reported that there were 313,000 jobs created in the U.S. economy in February. This was above the consensus expectation of 205,000 jobs. This marked the 89th consecutive month of positive job gains for the U.S. economy. Revisions added 54,000 jobs to the prior two months.