NIC Notes

Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Business Environment  |  Market Trends  |  NIC MAP Vision  |  Skilled Nursing

Skilled Nursing Occupancy Held Steady in April but Still Low

By: Bill Kauffman  |  June 30, 2022

“After increasing in February and March, occupancy was flat in April. Labor is still a serious challenge within the industry and some operators are still unable to admit new patients due to staffing shortages.”

Market Trends  |  Skilled Nursing

Workforce Contraction and Recovery Varies Across Healthcare Sectors

By: Omar Zahraoui  |  June 23, 2022

The impacts of the pandemic and resulting workforce contraction affected healthcare industries differently. Nursing care facilities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), and assisted living properties have experienced a longer workforce contraction compared with other adjacent healthcare industries.

Business Environment  |  Regulatory Environment  |  Skilled Nursing

Access to Capital in the Nursing Home Industry: The Role of Policy

By: Bill Kauffman  |  June 16, 2022

Today, ATI Advisory released a research paper, commissioned by NIC, that is a resource for skilled nursing stakeholders, including policymakers. The COVID-19 pandemic reminded our country of the persistent weaknesses of the long-term care system and NIC believes that a study providing the facts — both past and present — would be of tremendous value to stakeholders and is aligned with NIC’s mission of providing access and choice.

Market Trends  |  Senior Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

How Much Senior Housing and Care Inventory Exists in the U.S.?

By: Anne Standish and Beth Mace  |  June 15, 2022

Introduction. An inquiry the NIC Analytics team frequently receives is “How much senior housing inventory exists in the United States?” To answer this question, the NIC Analytics team has historically generated estimates of the United States’ national supply of senior housing and nursing care and published those estimates in the biennial editions of the NIC Investment Guide. Now, however, industry stakeholders no longer need to wait for new releases of the NIC Investment Guide for national supply estimates because NIC MAP Vision, an affiliate of NIC, offers subscribers quarterly supply estimates for the entire U.S. (with more detailed data dependent upon subscription level).