NIC Notes

Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Economic Trends  |  Seniors Housing  |  Workforce

Jobless Rate Slips Back to 11.1% in June, but Still Remains High

By: Beth Mace  |  July 02, 2020

The Labor Department reported that nonfarm payrolls rose by 4.8 million in June and that the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%. This is decidedly good news and suggests that the employment recovery from the precipitous COVID-related drop in March and April continues to reverse course. Combined, 7.5 million jobs were generated in May and June, recouping some of the 22.2 million jobs lost in March and April. Said another way, the June level of payrolls was 14.7 million below February’s.

Seniors Housing

Silver Linings in a Crisis

By: NIC  |  July 01, 2020

No dining room service. Family visits on Zoom. Routine caregiver tasks transformed into something out of a science fiction movie.

COVID-19  |  Executive Survey Insights  |  Seniors Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

Executive Survey Insights:  COVID-19 | Wave 1, Weeks Ending June 21, 2020

By: Ryan Brooks  |  June 26, 2020

A NIC report to provide insight into COVID-19 among current residents and to more clearly understand existing conditions by care setting.

COVID-19  |  Seniors Housing

Leadership Huddle Recap: Business as Usual or Time to Think Outside the Box?

By: NIC  |  June 22, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused irreparable pain and devastating loss to many families and businesses. The impact has been broad-based, and in response, seniors housing and care operators have been creative, passionate and remarkably effective, given the highly vulnerable nature of their residents, the shortages of critical testing and PPE supplies, and the realities of staffing shortages and financial pressure. Their perspectives on the crisis so far, as well as their insights on what the future holds, were the focus of the latest installment of NIC’s “Leadership Huddle” webinar series, held Thursday, June 18.