Health Care REIT, Inc. First Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call Scheduled for May 3, 2011

TOLEDO, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Health Care REIT, Inc. (NYSE:HCN) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2011 financial results before the market opens on May 3, 2011. The Company will also host a conference call on May 3, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss these results. The information to be discussed on the call will be contained in the company's earnings release, which will be available in the News section of the company’s website at

The conference call will be accessible by telephone and through the Internet. Telephone access will be available by dialing (888) 346-2469 or (706) 758-4923 (international). For those unable to listen to the call live, a taped rebroadcast will be available beginning two hours after completion of the call through May 17, 2011. To access the rebroadcast, dial (800) 642-1687 or (706) 645-9291 (international). The conference ID number is 58998460. To participate in the webcast, log on to or 15 minutes before the call to download the necessary software. Replays will be available for 90 days through the same websites.

About Health Care REIT, Inc.

Health Care REIT, Inc., an S&P 500 company with headquarters in Toledo, Ohio, is a real estate investment trust that invests across the full spectrum of senior housing and health care real estate. The company also provides an extensive array of property management and development services. As of December 31, 2010, the company’s broadly diversified portfolio consisted of 683 properties in 41 states. More information is available on the company’s website at


Health Care REIT, Inc.
Scott Estes, 419-247-2800
Jennifer Steiner, 419-247-2800

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  Ohio

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Hospitals  Other Health  Professional Services  REIT  Banking  Construction & Property  Commercial Building & Real Estate  Residential Building & Real Estate