Monday Jump-Start: 50% Chance Brookdale Will be Sold

Happy Monday, Senior Housing News readers!

If you’re reading this, you’ve survived April Fools Day—hopefully with your pride and chosen hair color in tact, too. While you recuperate, catch up on some of the top news Senior Housing News reported on last week:

The probability of Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) being sold between now and the end of 2017 is greater than 50%, according to investment banking firm Jefferies.


Experts at the recent National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) Spring Investment Forum in San Diego discussed why senior housing projects are currently at risk of slow lease-ups—and what providers should do about that.

The benefits of virtual reality technology for senior living communities and residents are numerous, according to virtual reality startup Rendever Health and various providers that have embraced the technology.

Senior Housing News profiled Rockwood South Hill, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Spokane, Washington, which won the 2016 Senior Housing News Design Award for “Best Repositioning.”


Also in the News

Food Is Just One Serving Of What Meals On Wheels Gives Seniors—NPR correspondent Ina Jaffe discusses the benefits of Meals on Wheels for seniors around the country.

Loving Robo Cat Needs Home—A New York Times columnist bought a robot cat for her 90-year-old mother, who has dementia—but it was not warmly received.

Written by Mary Kate Nelson

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