Health Care REIT, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company’s portfolio spans the spectrum of seniors housing and health care real estate, including seniors housing communities, post-acute care facilities, medical office buildings, inpatient and outpatient medical centers and life science facilities. It operates through three segments. The Seniors Housing Triple-Net segment’s properties include independent living facilities, independent supportive living facilities (Canada), continuing care retirement communities, assisted living facilities, care homes with and without nursing, Alzheimer’s/dementia facilities, post-acute care facilities and hospitals. The Seniors Housing Operating segment’s properties include independent living facilities and independent supportive living facilities, assisted living facilities, care homes and Alzheimer’s/dementia care facilities. The Medical Facilities segment’s properties include medical office buildings and life science facilities.