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Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

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Jobs Increase by 201,000 in August 2018.

By: Beth Burnham Mace  |  September 07, 2018

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.

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How Have Seniors Housing and Care Segments Performed Since the Recent Market Cycle Peak?

By: Lana Peck  |  August 22, 2018

Seniors housing is a multifaceted property type in commercial real estate, in part, because it is comprised of several different housing and care products designed to meet the diverse needs and desires of the older consumer. Product segments range from independent living, which focuses on hospitality and lifestyle services for healthy, active seniors, to assisted living for residents who are not fully independent and need help with daily activities, to memory support and nursing care units, which provide residents round-the-clock licensed, supervised medical care.  Any of these product segments may be found as a stand-alone building, and they are frequently combined in one or two buildings or clusters of buildings to form a campus of continuing care.

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NIC Skilled Nursing Data Report: Key Takeaways from the First Quarter 2018

By: Bill Kauffman  |  June 20, 2018

Occupancy Continues to Fall, Despite Typical Seasonal Influence Managed Medicare represents increasingly larger share of skilled nursing revenue NIC released its first quarter 2018 Skilled Nursing Data Report last week, which includes key monthly data points from October 2011 through March 2018.

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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.