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Economy Adds 304,000 Jobs in January

By: Beth Burnham Mace  |  February 01, 2019

The Labor Department reported that there were a significant number of jobs added in January--304,000 and well above the consensus expectation of 172,000. This was the 100th consecutive month of job growth.  December was revised down to 222,000 from 312,000 and November was revised up to 196,000 from 176,000.

CCRC  |  Economic Trends  |  Market Trends  |  Workforce

Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Part 2: Regional Occupancy Performance, Entrance Fee vs. Rental Payment Models

By: Lana Peck  |  January 30, 2019

Expanding on a recent NIC Blog Post that detailed care segment occupancy across the NIC MAP® 99 Primary and Secondary Markets within Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs, also referred to as life plan communities) compared with those in non-CCRC freestanding or combined communities, the second installment of this two-part blog post examines the regional occupancy performance of independent living, assisted living, memory care and nursing care segments within and across entrance fee and rental CCRCs.

Economic Trends  |  Market Trends  |  Senior Housing  |  Workforce

Five Key Takeaways from NIC’s Fourth Quarter 2018 Seniors Housing Data Release

By: Beth Burnham Mace  |  January 23, 2019

NIC MAP® Data Service clients attended a webinar in mid-January on the key seniors housing data trends during the fourth quarter of 2018.  Key takeaways included the following:

CCRC  |  Economic Trends  |  Market Trends  |  Senior Housing  |  Skilled Nursing  |  Workforce

Continuing Care Retirement Communities: Regional Occupancy Performance, Part 1

By: Lana Peck  |  January 09, 2019

Expanding on a recent NIC blog post that detailed care segment performance in the NIC MAP® 31 Primary Markets since the most recent Q42014 market cycle peak, and another blog post that went a step further and examined segment market fundamentals within Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs, also referred to as life plan communities) compared with those in non-CCRC freestanding or combined communities, the following narrative describes 3Q2018 CCRC occupancy aggregated from the NIC MAP Primary and Secondary Markets—99 of the nation’s largest core-based statistical areas (CBSAs), broken out across eight regions.

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