[Upcoming Webinar] Middle Income Seniors in 2029: A Customer Profile

Date: November 5, 2019Time: 1:00 PM CDT – 2:00 PM CDTRegister Now Who Are America’s Middle Income Seniors and How Can We Care for Them? The Forgotten Middle is a fast-growing and significant demographic group of seniors that demands attention and planning. By 2029, there will be 14.4 million middle-income seniors in the U.S., many […]

Senior Housing Occupancy Ticks Up From Record Low Levels

After a period of historical lows, senior housing occupancy rose on a nationwide basis in the third quarter. Average senior housing occupancy increased to 88%, up 30 basis points from the previous quarter’s 87.7% rate, according to new data from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC). But as is always the […]

Senior Living Providers Could Acquire Home Health On the Cheap in 2020

Senior living providers could have a golden chance to acquire home health agencies early next year. Although, the opportunity is not for the faint of heart. On January 1, 2020, a new home health Medicare payment framework will take effect. Dubbed the patient-driven groupings model (PDGM), the system could overwhelm smaller home health agencies and […]

Former Fed Chair Yellen: Senior Housing Could Feel Pain of ‘Root Canal Economics’

Economic trends suggest that the senior living industry should prepare for pain. Low interest rates have become the new normal and could soon go even lower, and this will continue to hurt seniors’ ability to bankroll their retirements, former Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing […]

5 Ways Senior Living May Reach the Middle Market

While it’s clear the senior living industry must cater to the growing middle market of older adults over the next decade, what isn’t clear is how exactly that will occur. There are fresh ideas percolating, though. That was made evident during a “hackathon” at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) fall […]

Transform Podcast #8: Bob Kramer of NIC

The massive opportunity to serve the middle market has been one of the hottest senior living topics in 2019, thanks to new findings from NIC and university researchers. There is a tremendous business opportunity for providers that find a winning middle-market formula, NIC Founder and Strategic Advisor Bob Kramer explains in this episode of Transform. […]