National Health Investors, Inc. (NHI) is a self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in sale-leaseback, joint-venture, mortgage and mezzanine financing of need-driven and discretionary senior housing and medical investments. The Company's portfolio consists of real estate investments in independent, assisted and memory care communities, entrance-fee communities, senior living campuses, skilled nursing facilities, specialty hospitals and medical office buildings. The Company's other investments include mortgages and notes, the preferred stock and marketable securities of other REITs, and a joint venture. The Company's continuing operations consist of investments in real estate and mortgage and other notes receivable involving approximately 183 facilities located in 31 states. These investments involve 106 senior housing communities, 71 skilled nursing facilities, four hospitals and two medical office buildings.