LTC Properties, Inc.is a health care real estate investment trust (REIT). It invests primarily in senior housing and long term care properties through mortgage loans, property lease transactions and other investments. Its primary senior housing and long term healthcare property types include skilled nursing properties, assisted living properties, independent living properties and combinations thereof. It has investments in 30 states leased or mortgaged to 40 different operators. During the year ended December 31, 2010, it acquired two senior housing properties located in South Carolina with 118 licensed beds, 40 assisted living units and 53 independent living units. It also acquired two properties, including a 120-bed skilled nursing property in Florida and a 166-bed skilled nursing property in Texas. In October 2011, it acquired a nursing property with 196 licensed beds in Pasadena, Texas . In November 2011, it acquired a skilled nursing property with 156 licensed beds in Colton.