Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE: SNH) today announced that David Hegarty, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Rick Doyle, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the REITWeek 2012: NAREIT Investor Forum in New York City on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available in a listen-only mode on the company’s website, which is located at www.snhreit.com. Participants wanting to access the webcast should visit the company’s website about 15 minutes before the start of the presentation. Senior Housing Properties Trust is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, which owns independent and assisted living communities, nursing homes, rehabilitation hospitals, wellness centers and medical office buildings throughout the United States. SNH is headquartered in Newton, MA. WARNING REGARDING FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS THIS PRESS RELEASE CONTAINS STATEMENTS WHICH CONSTITUTE FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995 AND OTHER SECURITIES LAWS. ALSO, WHENEVER WE USE WORDS SUCH AS “BELIEVE”, “EXPECT”, “ANTICIPATE”, “INTEND”, “PLAN”, “ESTIMATE”, OR SIMILAR EXPRESSIONS, WE ARE MAKING FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS. THESE FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS ARE BASED UPON OUR PRESENT INTENT, BELIEFS OR EXPECTATIONS, BUT FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS ARE NOT GUARANTEED TO OCCUR AND MAY NOT OCCUR. OUR ACTUAL RESULTS MAY DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM THOSE CONTAINED IN OUR FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS AS A RESULT OF VARIOUS FACTORS. FOR EXAMPLE, MR. HEGARTY’S AND MR. DOYLE’S PRESENTATION MAY BE RESCHEDULED TO A DIFFERENT DATE OR TIME OR CANCELLED DUE TO SCHEDULING CONFLICTS OR OTHER REASONS. INVESTORS ARE CAUTIONED NOT TO PLACE UNDUE RELIANCE UPON ANY FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS.