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Ventas Is Betting on Senior Housing: Should You?

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The senior housing sector took a hit over the past year as the coronavirus pandemic ravaged nursing homes and death tolls rose to unfathomable levels. In fact, one healthcare REIT is already betting that senior housing will take off. Chicago-based Ventas (NYSE: VTR) is acquiring New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR), which is known for its broad portfolio of senior housing properties.