================================================================================ UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Washington, D.C. 20459 __________ FORM 8-K CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 Date of report: February 12, 2004 (Date of earliest event reported) LTC PROPERTIES, INC. (Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter) Maryland 1-11314 71-0720518 (State or other jurisdiction of (Commission file number) (I.R.S. Employer incorporation or organization) Identification No) 22917 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 350 Malibu, California 90265 (Address of principal executive offices) (805) 981-8655 (Registrant's telephone number, including area code) ================================================================================ Item 12. -- Results of Operations and Financial Condition On February 12, 2004, LTC Properties, Inc. announced the operating results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2003. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference. Such information shall not be deemed "filed" for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and is not incorporated by reference into any filing of the company, whether made before or after the date hereof, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing. SIGNATURE Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized. LTC PROPERTIES, INC. Dated: February 12, 2004 By: /s/ WENDY L. SIMPSON _________________________________________ Wendy L. Simpson Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer EXHIBIT INDEX Exhibit 99.1 Press Release issued February 12, 2004.