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54% of middle-income seniors could need housing, care help by 2029, NIC-funded study finds

Fifty-four percent of the 14.4 million middle-income older adults in 2029 in the United States will lack the financial resources to pay for senior housing and care, and a combination of public and private efforts will be needed to address the looming crisis, projects a study funded by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care and published online today by Health Affairs. Two people associated with the research shared insights with McKnight’s Senior Living.

Modest senior living cost growth presents marketing opportunity, experts say

Modest rate increases necessitated by imbalances in supply and demand offer senior living operators in some U.S. markets a marketing opportunity if they’re willing to change their thinking, according to executives with Seattle-based A Place for Mom. The senior living referral service has released its latest National Senior Living Cost Index.
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CDC report updates profile of assisted living residents

Bathing is the most common activity of daily living with which residents of assisted living or similar residential communities need help, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. The report sheds light on the characteristics of the 28,900 residents in such communities who were provided long-term care services as of 2016.