Health Care REIT, Inc. (NYSE:HCN) announced today that senior management will participate in a panel discussion at the BMO Capital Markets North American Real Estate Conference in Chicago, IL. The panel discussion is scheduled for Thursday, September 6th at 8:45 a.m. Central Time. The panel discussion will be simultaneously webcast and may be accessed at http://www.bmocm.com/conferences/NARealEstate2012/webcast. The conference is scheduled for Wednesday, September 5 through Thursday, September 6, 2012. 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 seniors housing and health care real estate. The company also provides an extensive array of property management and development services. As of June 30, 2012, the company’s broadly diversified portfolio consisted of 1,010 properties in 46 states and Canada.