HCP Sells Silicon Valley Property to Google for $1 Billion

Last month, HCP (NYSE: HCP) announced during its third quarter 2018 earnings call that the company had a $1 billion deal in place to sell its Brittania Shoreline Technology Park in Mountain View, California. The buyer of the property has been revealed to be Google (NYSE: GOOG, GOOGL), according to Silicon Valley Business Journal. The Shoreline disposition […]

Smart Home Technology Becomes a Must-Have in Senior Living

From voice-activated technologies like Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home, to sensors that can track movement, to smart lights and thermostats, to wearable devices that monitor health indicators, the pieces are now in place to create comprehensive “smart home” environments in senior living — and doing so is a must, if companies want to be well-positioned […]

Google Reportedly Pitching Tech to Senior Housing Communities 

The division of Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) that makes automated home products could begin making smart devices designed for senior housing communities. The internet tech giant is reportedly approaching senior living communities to gather feedback on how it can tailor its Nest devices to older adults, according to CNBC. Preliminary ideas range from motion sensors that help people […]

Monday Jump-Start: AdCare Fires CEO, Kindred Buyout Rumors

Happy Monday! Hopefully your weekend was as exciting or as relaxing as you’d intended. Before this week gets too busy, be sure to catch up on last week’s most-read stories on Senior Housing News:  Gardant Management Solutions CEO Rod Burkett flies Southwest Airlines a lot—and he looks to the company for inspiration in running his […]

Hot New Tech Helps Shape Wellness-Centered Senior Living

The 21st Century Senior Living Community is a series brought to you by CDW, a provider of technology solutions and services focused exclusively on serving the healthcare marketplace. The series takes a clear-eyed look at how leading providers and their partners are creating the next generation of senior living communities by raising the bar on […]

The 21st Century Senior Living Community: Residents Speak, Tech Delivers

The 21st Century Senior Living Community is a series brought to you by CDW, a provider of technology solutions and services focused exclusively on serving the healthcare marketplace. The series takes a clear-eyed look at how leading providers and their partners are creating the next generation of senior living communities by raising the bar on services, design, and technology. “Alexa, […]

Startup with Google Cred Debuts Senior Living Robots

Picture this: senior living residents and robots seated side-by-side around a dinner table, the seniors discussing today’s news and asking the robot which movie it wants to watch later. To some, this scenario may seem far-fetched—but not to a Silicon Valley entrepreneur with ties to Google, or the senior care companies he has partnered with. […]