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Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Executive Survey Insights  |  Market Trends  |  Workforce

Executive Survey Insights Wave 44: July 25 to August 21, 2022

By: Ryan Brooks  |  August 25, 2022

Rising operating expenses now surpass staffing challenges as the most frequently cited response to the question from Wave 44 which asks about “the biggest challenge facing my organization today.” Employee turnover and attracting community and caregiving staff (which have traditionally been cited as the top challenges among survey respondents) are now coming in as the 2nd and 3rd biggest challenges organizations are confronted with. That said, a promising sign of relief to the long-standing labor market issues may be that 15% of responding organizations anticipate their staffing challenges will improve in the second half of 2022 and half of respondents (47%) anticipate their staffing challenges will improve in the first half of 2023.

Business Environment  |  Ideas and Discussion  |  Market Trends  |  Senior Housing  |  Six Key Drivers

Six Key Drivers Shaping the Future of Senior Living: Key Driver #3

By: Bob Kramer  |  August 23, 2022

A New Customer Arrives NIC Co-Founder and Strategic Advisor Robert Kramer has identified “Six Key Drivers” that will shape the senior living industry over the next 10 years. Kramer is also Founder & Fellow at Nexus Insights, a think tank to advance the well-being of older adults through innovative models of housing, community and healthcare. NIC Notes is publishing a bi-weekly series detailing each key driver. View the first three installments of the "Six Key Driver" blog series. What follows is an analysis of the third key driver: a new customer.

Business Environment  |  CCRC  |  Market Trends  |  NIC MAP Vision  |  Senior Housing

CCRC Care Segment Performance 2Q 2022

By: Omar Zahraoui  |  August 18, 2022

The following analysis examines occupancy and year-over-year changes in inventory, and same-store asking rent growth—by care segment—within CCRCs and non-CCRCs in the 99 combined NIC MAP Primary and Secondary Markets. The analysis also highlights occupancy by payment type (entrance fee CCRCs vs. rental CCRCs), and the relative performance of for-profit CCRCs and not-for-profit CCRCs during the second quarter of 2022—by region.

Business Environment  |  Ideas and Discussion  |  Market Trends  |  Senior Housing  |  Skilled Nursing  |  healthcare

How to Boost NOI

By: NIC  |  August 16, 2022

It’s simple, right? Increase revenue or decrease expenses. Those are the two ways to boost net operating income (NOI). Ideally, senior housing and skilled nursing operators can do both.

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