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Joint effort aims to educate senior living executive directors about financial fraud

Joint effort aims to educate senior living executive directors about financial fraud

Four senior housing and care provider organizations have teamed up with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation to educate senior living executive directors about financial fraud and share resources that those leaders, in turn, can pass along to colleagues, residents and families.

Senior housing transaction volume down 78% in second quarter

Senior housing transaction volume down 78% in second quarter

Senior housing transaction volume in the second quarter was down 78% from the first quarter, mainly because of a decrease in institutional buyers, according to Bill Kauffman, senior principal at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.

Inventory growth knocks assisted living occupancy to lowest point since 2009

Inventory growth knocks assisted living occupancy to lowest point since 2009

Occupancy rates for assisted living communities reached their lowest point in eight years in the second quarter, driven down by inventory growth that outpaced healthy absorption rates, according to data released Wednesday by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care's MAP Data Service.

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Kramer: NIC transition will 'focus my passion'

Kramer: NIC transition will 'focus my passion'

As Robert Kramer prepares to pass the CEO baton to Brian Jurutka at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care, both discuss the organization's past and future in this exclusive interview.

NIC's Jurutka to succeed Kramer as president and CEO

NIC's Jurutka to succeed Kramer as president and CEO

Robert Kramer, CEO of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care, will step down July 17 from the leadership role he's held for 27 years, the group announced Thursday afternoon. Brian Jurutka, who has been NIC's president for the past two years, will take on CEO duties as part of the transition.

Helping families navigate healthcare maze may offer competitive advantage, experts advise

As assisted living operators look to the future, one strategy may depend on helping families navigate the ability to pay for care for their loved ones, housing experts said Tuesday.

You may not like what the NIC's middle-market study reveals

You may not like what the NIC's middle-market study reveals

It's very possible the real payoff of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care study of middle-market demand for seniors housing may be the reality check it delivers. And here, I'm afraid, the findings may not be so encouraging.

Assisted living occupancy falls to lowest level since 2010

Occupancy for assisted living in the first quarter of 2017 averaged 87.2%, its lowest level since early 2010, according to data released Wednesday by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care's MAP Data Service.

$125,000 NIC study will assess demand for middle-market seniors housing

$125,000 NIC study will assess demand for middle-market seniors housing

The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care is spending $125,000 to study the demand for middle-market seniors housing, the organization formally announced Monday. NIC CEO Robert G. Kramer shared previously undisclosed details with McKnight's Senior Living.

Payers 'can't ignore assisted living,' former senators say

Payers 'can't ignore assisted living,' former senators say

Former Sens. Tom Daschle and Bill Frist showed prescience at the NIC Spring Investment Forum when they said that any reform to the Affordable Care Act would need bipartisan support to be successful. They also shared their opinions on what is ahead for senior living and long-term care.

The hottest markets for senior living

The hottest markets for senior living

National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care Senior Principal Lana Peck revealed the areas of the country with the most new construction for independent living, assisted living and memory care at the organization's 2017 Spring Investment Forum in San Diego.

NIC-funded study will examine demand for middle-market seniors housing

NIC-funded study will examine demand for middle-market seniors housing

The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care will be making a "major commitment" to studying the demand for middle-market seniors housing, NIC CEO Robert G. Kramer announced Thursday a luncheon at the organization's 2017 Spring Investment Forum in San Diego. Former Sens. Tom Daschle and Bill Frist also spoke.

Integrating housing and care can improve outcomes, save money, Juniper finds

Integrating housing and care can improve outcomes, save money, Juniper finds

A model that integrates onsite ancillary services with social supports and residential care may make senior living communities more attractive to payers and investors because it improves outcomes and saves money, according to new research presented Wednesday at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care's Spring Investment Forum.

How the interest rate hike could affect seniors housing

How the interest rate hike could affect seniors housing

The Federal Reserve's decision on Wednesday to increase its benchmark rate by 25 basis points for the second time in three months could affect seniors housing in several ways, according to NIC Chief Economist Beth Burnham Mace.

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Aug. 23

Enjoying the eclipse

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Staff, residents and families at senior living communities and companies across the country enjoyed watching the eclipse on Monday.