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Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Business Environment  |  Ideas and Discussion  |  Senior Housing

Seniors Housing Investor Sentiment Remains Stable Despite Economic Headwinds

By: Beth Mattson-Teig  |  July 22, 2022

Fundamentals continue to improve, but rising costs, inflation and interest rate hikes are tempering enthusiasm even as seniors housing continues to bounce back from COVID-induced disruptions. This article was originally published on

Senior Housing  |  Skilled Nursing  |  Workforce

State of the Nursing Labor Market in Senior Living and Adjacent Healthcare Industries

By: Omar Zahraoui  |  July 22, 2022

2021 Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics: Labor Concentration and Complimentary State Level Report.   In a NIC Notes blog published June 23, 2022, NIC Analytics examined jobs in the skilled nursing and senior housing sectors by looking at employment patterns since March 2020. The analysis included insights on workforce contraction and recovery in the sectors, as well as wage increases, compared with other adjacent healthcare industry groups. The blog provided context on jobs and wages for all employees within select healthcare industry groups.

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

Six Key Drivers Shaping the Future of Senior Living

By: Bob Kramer  |  July 12, 2022

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 will publish a bi-weekly series detailing each key driver. What follows is an introduction to the series. What will the senior housing and care environment look like in 2032? It’s a question that has broad implications for the decisions we make today.

Economic Trends  |  Senior Housing  |  Workforce

372,000 New Jobs Created in June; Jobless Rate Remained at a Low 3.6%

By: Beth Mace  |  July 08, 2022

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that nonfarm payrolls rose by 372,000 in June 2022 and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.6%. The June increase was in line with the average monthly gain over the prior three months (383,000). Revisions subtracted 72,000 to total payrolls in the previous two months. The market consensus had been for a gain of 268,000.