Recent News: Sentio Healthcare Properties

Sentio Healthcare Properties, Inc.
189 S. Orange Avenue Suite 1700
Orlando, Florida 32801
Contact: Martha R. Burn
Phone: 407-999-7679, ext. 113
mburn@sentioinvestments.com

Sentio Healthcare Properties Announces Sentio Investments as Its New Advisor

(ORLANDO, FL) January 1, 2012 - Effective January 1, 2012, Sentio Investments, LLC became the advisor for Sentio Healthcare Properties, Inc. Sentio Investments is led by John Mark Ramsey, the former CEO of the prior sub-advisor, Servant Healthcare Investments, and Sharon Kaiser, the prior advisor's CFO. The Board of Directors for Sentio Healthcare Properties, Inc expressed in a letter to shareholders that they see this as a very positive development for the Company as they seek to optimize the relationship with key management and further capitalize on the strong performance of the existing portfolio.

As a part of this change, Sentio Healthcare Properties, Inc. has a new investor relations' telephone number. It is 888-811-1753. The Company is developing an ongoing investor relations program that will include quarterly communications and periodic interim updates. Sentio Healthcare Properties, Inc. expects to provide their next update by the end of January.

Sentio Investments, LLC is an Orlando based, real estate investment company focused primarily on seniors housing and healthcare related real estate and operations. It is led by a team of industry veterans, with 18 years' experience investing in healthcare real estate, having previously played a lead executive role in building a portfolio consisting of over $3.5 billion in transactions encompassing nearly 300 assets. Their core objective is to tailor a capital structure that complements the operating platform of developers and owner/ operators, recognizing that each is unique in its approach and service to the healthcare industry.

Sentio serves as advisor to Sentio Healthcare Properties, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT) which invests exclusively in healthcare related real estate, and is committed to delivering strong and reliable returns to investors. The Company features a diversified portfolio of senior housing and medical properties throughout the United States. Their portfolio offers diversity in many areas including: asset type, geographic location, tenant/manager combination, operating model and payor mix. Having both ownership and operator's perspectives allows them to better analyze and comprehend the complexities of the investments. www.sentiohealthcareproperties.com