Ventas is one of the nation's leading health care real estate investment trusts. Its portfolio consists of more than 380 health care facilities that contain approximately 42,700 licensed beds and senior housing units. The company owns as many as 120 senior housing facilities, 40 hospitals, 200 skilled nursing facilities and more than 20 other health care facilities. Ventas also has investments in approximately 30 other health care and senior housing facilities. The company is located in Louisville, Ky., and is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol VTR.