Nursing homes and other residential care facilities have already lost about 380,000 workers since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in February 2020, and the shortages are expected to get even worse,...
The start of a warming trend for long-term care?
Oct 11, 2021
Any way you slice it, the past year and half has left many in this field feeling out in the cold.
Nursing homes ended 2020 with nearly 8% decline in occupancy rate: NIC
Sep 27, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic caused the skilled nursing occupancy rate to drop by about 7.7% between 2019 and 2020, according to a new report by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.
Executives report occupancy dips in latest NIC survey
Sep 17, 2021
Slow-but-steady increases in nursing home occupancy providers had reported over the last several months reversed course for many operators between August and September, according to new survey results...
Stabilized occupancy serves as positive momentum for industry
Aug 27, 2021
Increases in occupancy during the first half of 2021 point to improving market conditions across the seniors housing industry, new data from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC)...
NIC conference returns in-person and online Nov. 1-3
Aug 26, 2021
The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) plans to host its first in-person conference since the start of the pandemic when it convenes operators, lenders and investors in Houston.
Pandemic persists in nursing homes with low vax rates; case counts rising, NIC analyst says
Aug 23, 2021
Half of the U.S. skilled nursing facilities with newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in early August had staff vaccination rates 12% below the national average, new data show. At the same time, overall per-resident...
Agency staffing at all-time high, 100% of providers paying OT
Aug 16, 2021
Long-term care executives are all being forced to pay overtime wages, according to results of a new survey released by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.
SNF occupancy increases for fourth straight month: NIC report
Aug 13, 2021
Average occupancy for skilled nursing operators nationwide rose for a fourth straight month. Despite those strides, it still remains far from its pre-pandemic levels of 85.5%, according to the latest data...
Are nursing homes returning to ‘normal’? Not with this major obstacle
Jul 16, 2021
Despite occupancy levels that remain at near-historic lows, many operators are reporting that staffing is a more worrisome concern, according to the new findings from the National Investment Center for...