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How to sleep tight when traveling

How to sleep tight when traveling

If you're headed to a major senior living conference this year, you may find a new "best of" cities list of interest. But this is a list that no city wants to be on.

Inventory, asking rent growth bright spots of fourth quarter: NIC

Fourth-quarter data released Monday by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care's MAP Data Service reveals upward and downward trends in occupancy, absorption, inventory, construction and asking rent.

5 reasons all senior living communities should offer memory care services

5 reasons all senior living communities should offer memory care services

Is memory care becoming a necessary component of all seniors housing and care facilities? A look at current development trends coupled with rapidly changing demographics suggests the answer is yes.

Should residents have a bigger role in senior living conferences?

Should residents have a bigger role in senior living conferences?

End users of healthcare organizations have much to contribute to them through industry conferences, maintain the authors of a recently published paper. And yes, their assertion applies to senior living.

NIC: Demand for independent living strong in third quarter

Independent living experienced much activity over the past three months, for now quelling the fears of potential short-term trouble that had arisen after the second quarter for the property type.

The secret to reaching potential residents

The secret to reaching potential residents

Ten thousand Americans turn 65 every day, and if the senior living industry wants to attract them sooner rather than later, communities need to start doing things differently, Cornerstone Affiliates President and CEO John Cochrane says.

It'll be a shame if we don't act soon to address caregiver issues

It'll be a shame if we don't act soon to address caregiver issues

The United States probably won't be implementing one country's ideas to address challenges related to an aging population, but we need to do something, and quickly.

Catering serves up revenue, referrals for senior living

Catering serves up revenue, referrals for senior living

Catering is an untapped source of revenue and referrals for many senior living operators, according to Cornerstone Affiliates Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Daniel S. Ogus. He shared his organization's experience with those attending a session on staying competitive at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care fall conference.

Higher staffing levels save one operator millions

Higher staffing levels save one operator millions

It may seem counterintuitive, but Shamim Wu, president and chief operating officer of memory care provider Silverado, says that one way the company manages expenses is by having staffing levels that are higher than the industry average.

Providers must avoid commoditization: NIC speakers

Providers must avoid commoditization: NIC speakers

On Thursday at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care fall conference, a former government official and a senior living executive discussed strategies as senior care providers respond to healthcare payment reform and other changes in the market. The day also included predictions about the presidential election.

Assisted living initial rates average 7.8% below average asking rate: NIC

Assisted living initial rates average 7.8% below average asking rate: NIC

Assisted living communities, on average, are in effect discounting their annual rates by almost a month, according to the inaugural Seniors Housing Actual Rates Report released Wednesday by NIC MAP at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care fall conference.

A Q&A with NIC's Robert Kramer

A Q&A with NIC's Robert Kramer

Robert G. Kramer, founder and CEO of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care, recently spoke with McKnight's about the current state and future prospects of independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing, as well as trends in seniors housing.

Eldermark now can produce actual rate reports for NIC initiative

New financial reports from Minnetonka, MN-based Eldermark Software now allow for all reporting necessary for the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care's Actual Rates Data Initiative to be exported at the click of a button, the company announced Tuesday.

What's needed for the future of senior living

Eleven people share what they believe is needed for senior living success in the future.

Juniper fuses Burning Man, senior living

Juniper fuses Burning Man, senior living

Dust, memories and the conviction that some qualities of Burning Man are applicable — and necessary — in senior living are some of the remnants from the gathering for Juniper Communities' Lynne Katzmann and Cindy Longfellow.

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Merry marriage

Tyrone, PA

It was a first for the Colonial Courtyard at Tyrone — a wedding held on site.

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