Ventas realty is a part of Ventas, which is one of the leading health care real estate investment trusts in the United States. Its portfolio of properties located in more than 40 states and two Canadian provinces includes seniors housing communities, nursing facilities, hospitals, medical office buildings and other properties. The trust also offers a variety of financing solutions. It is in the business of financing, owning and leasing healthcare-related and senior housing facilities. Ventas offers a distribution reinvestment and stock purchase plan that provides a means for shareholders and new investors to purchase common shares of the company.