For the 2018 NIC Fall Conference, the highly popular NIC Talks program returns with eight fresh speakers from beyond the seniors housing and care sector. As in previous years, the TED-style talks are designed to be insightful, highly relevant, and thought provoking – all in 12 minutes. This year’s speakers represent a wide range of talents and experience, all engaged in answering the question, “How am I changing the future of aging?”
The second quarter 2018 NIC Skilled Nursing Data Report was released last week. The report includes key monthly data metrics from October 2011 through June 2018. The report also includes the latest urban vs. rural and revenue mix trends.
The Labor Department reported that there were 201,000 jobs created in the U.S. economy in August, above the consensus expectation of 190,000. However, revisions subtracted 50,000 to the prior two months as June was revised to 208,000 from 224,000 and July was revised to 147,000 from 157,000. Payrolls have averaged 207,000 per month so far this year, up from 182,000 last year.