It was the concept of consumer choice that led to the formation of the senior living industry, and it will be choice that drives the industry’s success in the future. That was part of the message that...
What makes a senior living community the ‘best’
May 11, 2022
More than 1,200 senior living communities operated by more than 80 companies were named “best” May 10 with the announcement of the inaugural U.S. News & World Report Best Senior Living ratings. U.S....
Increasing independent living presence on many operators’ to-do lists: NIC
May 06, 2022
Half of long-term care executives surveyed about their care and service offering mix expect to increase their presence in independent living in the next year, according to the National Investment Center...
Senior living municipal bonds ‘most directly harmed’ by pandemic: Moody’s
Kathleen Steele Gaivin
Apr 19, 2022
Municipal bonds to senior living communities were among the most delinquent in the first quarter of 2022, according to an April 15 report by Moody’s Investors Service.
Competition drives Medicare Advantage plans to expand nonmonetary benefits, which can save LTC providers...
Kathleen Steele Gaivin
Jan 21, 2022
The number of Medicare Advantage insurers has doubled over the past year, leading to expanded coverage beyond medical needs, according to a report released Wednesday from ATI Advisory. The nonmonetary...
Staffing remains top challenge for senior living operators: NIC
Dec 17, 2021
Staffing shortages continue to plague senior living and other long-term care operators, with attracting community and caregiving staff remaining a “significant challenge,” along with increasing turnover,...
2022 will bring challenges, opportunities for senior living industry: panel
Dec 10, 2021
Senior living executives say that the sector will continue to face workforce and operating challenges in 2022, but they are carrying a sense of optimism into the new year, with technology and innovation...
Senior living will never be the same
Dec 09, 2021
Senior living is the best thing that ever happened to older adults and their children. But it needs to evolve to avoid being left behind.
Liability claims lead to higher premiums, reduced coverage for senior living providers
Nov 24, 2021
Insurance premiums are rising and coverage is tightening, leaving senior living providers facing significant increases in loss costs, according to a new claims benchmarking study from Willis Towers Watson.
Senior living operators express optimism in increasing development pipelines
Nov 19, 2021
Improving lead volumes in senior living and a recent increase in construction lending reflect expectations that development pipelines will increase soon, according to the latest NIC Executive Survey Insights...