|National Health Investors, Inc. (NHI) is a self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT), which invests in income-producing healthcare properties primarily in the long-term care and senior housing industries. As of December 31, 2011, the Company's portfolio consisted of real estate (excluding corporate office and assets held for sale) and mortgage investments, and other investments in preferred stock and marketable securities. In July 2013, the Company acquired The Inn at Halcyon Village in Marysville, Ohio and its RIDEA joint-venture with Bickford Senior Living has acquired 17 assisted living and memory care communities. In September 2013, National HealthCare Corporation announced the completion of the purchase of six skilled health care centers from National Health Investors, Inc. In September 2013, the Company announced the acquisition of a 120-unit Regency Pointe Retirement Community in Rainbow City, Alabama.