SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 26, 2002 (September 26, 2002)
AMERICAN RETIREMENT CORPORATION
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer
|111 Westwood Place, Suite 200
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (615) 221-2250
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
|Item 5. Other Events|
|Item 7. Financial Statements, Pro Forma Information and Exhibits.|
Item 5. Other Events
On September 26, 2002, American Retirement Corporation (ARC) issued a press release announcing that it has completed its exchange offer for its 5 3/4% Convertible Subordinated Debentures due 2002. The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.
Item 7. Financial Statements, Pro Forma Information and Exhibits.
(a) Not applicable.
(b) Not Applicable.
|(99)||Press Release dated September 26, 2002.|
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 hereunto duly authorized.
|AMERICAN RETIREMENT CORPORATION|
|Date: September 26, 2002||By:||/s/ W.E. Sheriff|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|
|99||Press Release, dated September 26, 2002.|