Occupancy Rates

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Less heads in the beds: NIC

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How low can it go? That's a question many operators are ask- ing in the wake of a report by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care that reveals declining census numbers.

Skilled nursing occupancy rate hits 5-year low

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Occupancy levels in skilled care settings dropped to a five-year low of 81.6% in the third quarter, according to the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.

SNF occupancy continues to hit new lows, NIC report shows

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Skilled nursing facility occupancy dropped to 81.7% — its lowest point in five years — in the second quarter of 2017, according to a report released Thursday by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.

SNF occupancy to bottom out?

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If current trends continue, occupancy rates in skilled nursing facilities could be headed to new lows this year, said analysts from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.

Three stars will be the new one star

Three stars will be the new one star

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Nursing home operators call it low occupancy. Medicare insiders call it a declining census. Economists call it excess capacity.

2014 a banner year for senior living providers; top lists released

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Senior living providers had a remarkably positive 2014, marked by record investments and acquisitions, growing occupancy rates and swelling demand, according to the annual analysis of the largest senior living providers by the Assisted Living Federation of America.

Sector fundamentals are improving, really

Sector fundamentals are improving, really

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There are some tangible signs that things are getting better for the senior living sector, and probably for the overall economy as well.

Online expo concludes today

Online expo concludes today

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The capital landscape for long-term care continues to rebound, which is good news for operators looking to expand in 2012 and beyond, analyst Michael Hargrave told McKnight's Online Expo participants Wednesday.

Senior housing market starting to see a recovery

Assisted living facilities price per unit have gone up in the last year while prices per bed in skilled nursing facilities have declined slightly, according to a new report.

Occupancy rates remain stable in eldercare facilities, data shows

Second quarter occupancy rates in the seniors housing sector remained identical to a year ago - 88%. But rent growth showed a slight improvement, according to data released Wednesday by the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry.