SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
December 3, 2012 (November 29, 2012)
National Health Investors, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
222 Robert Rose Drive Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On November 29, 2012, National Health Investors issued a press release announcing its dividend for the fourth quarter for shareholders of record December 31, 2012. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press release, dated November 29, 2012
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
NATIONAL HEALTH INVESTORS, INC.
By: /s/Roger Hopkins
Name: Roger Hopkins
Title: Principal Accounting Officer
Date: December 3, 2012