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Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

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

By: Beth Mace  |  April 25, 2018

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

Economic Trends  |  Market Trends  |  Regulatory Environment  |  Senior Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

CMS Says Medicare Advantage Plans Can Offer More Benefits, and Seniors Housing Providers May Be the Real Beneficiaries

By: Liz Liberman  |  April 18, 2018

Each year the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announces adjustments to regulations and compensation for Medicare Advantage for the following year. Medicare Advantage (MA) providers then have a widow of time in which to submit to the federal government program designs for the following year's MA plans in compliance with the announced adjustments.

Economic Trends  |  Market Trends  |  Workforce

Tight Labor Markets: What Can Seniors Housing and Care Operators Do?

By: Beth Mace  |  April 04, 2018

What strategies can be used to mitigate today’s tight labor markets? Below are some ideas that I hope will stimulate conversation and dialog about a topic that is here to stay. Collectively, let’s keep adding to this list and generate additional ideas about practical and implementable solutions to the ever-growing challenge of today’s tight labor markets.

Economic Trends  |  Market Trends

CCRC/LPC Market Trends: 4Q2017

By: Lana Peck  |  March 28, 2018

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).