Chartwell Retirement Residences, formerly Chartwell Seniors Housing Real Estate Investment Trust, is an open-ended real estate investment trust. It l indirectly owns and manages a portfolio of seniors housing communities from independent supportive living communities, through assisted living communities, to long term care communities, all of which are located in Canada and the United States. As of December 31, 2011, its portfolio of seniors housing communities owned, leased or managed consisted of interests in 24,562 suites in 195 communities, and portfolio of owned and leased communities consisted of interests in 23,114 suites in 184 communities. It operates in three segments: Canadian Retirement Operations, Canadian Long-Term Care Operations and United States Operations. In February 2013, Bristal Holdings, LLC, completed the sale of a portfolio of five senior living communities comprising 768 assisted living suites, located in New York State.