2101100 - Disclosure - BUSINESS link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2401401 - Disclosure - BUSINESS (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2103100 - Disclosure - CCP MERGER AND RECENT REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2403403 - Disclosure - CCP MERGER AND RECENT REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS - CCP Merger Purchase Price Allocation (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2403402 - Disclosure - CCP MERGER AND RECENT REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS - Narrative (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2403404 - Disclosure - CCP MERGER AND RECENT REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS - Recent Real Estate Acquisitions Purchase Price Allocation (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2303301 - Disclosure - CCP MERGER AND RECENT REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS (Tables) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2118100 - Disclosure - COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 1001000 - Statement - CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 1001000 - Statement - CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 1001501 - Statement - CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (Parenthetical) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 1005000 - Statement - CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 1003000 - Statement - CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF COMPREHENSIVE INCOME link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 1003001 - Statement - CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF COMPREHENSIVE INCOME (Parenthetical) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 1004000 - Statement - CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF EQUITY link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 1004501 - Statement - CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF EQUITY (Parenthetical) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 1002000 - Statement - CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2108100 - Disclosure - DEBT link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2408403 - Disclosure - DEBT - Narrative (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2408405 - Disclosure - DEBT - Schedule of Maturities of Debt (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2408402 - Disclosure - DEBT - Secured Debt (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2408404 - Disclosure - DEBT - Senior Unsecured Notes (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2308301 - Disclosure - DEBT (Tables) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2109100 - Disclosure - DERIVATIVE AND HEDGING INSTRUMENTS link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2409405 - Disclosure - DERIVATIVE AND HEDGING INSTRUMENTS - Effect of Derivatives and Financial Instruments Designated as Hedging Instruments on Income and Equity (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2409406 - Disclosure - DERIVATIVE AND HEDGING INSTRUMENTS - Gross Presentation, Effects of Offsetting, and a Net Presentation of Derivatives (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2409402 - Disclosure - DERIVATIVE AND HEDGING INSTRUMENTS - Narrative (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2409403 - Disclosure - DERIVATIVE AND HEDGING INSTRUMENTS - Notional Amounts of Derivative Instruments (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2409404 - Disclosure - DERIVATIVE AND HEDGING INSTRUMENTS - Summary of Derivative and Financial Instruments Designated as Hedging Instruments (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2309301 - Disclosure - DERIVATIVE AND HEDGING INSTRUMENTS (Tables) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 0001000 - Document - Document and Entity Information link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2115100 - Disclosure - EARNINGS PER COMMON SHARE link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2415402 - Disclosure - EARNINGS PER COMMON SHARE - Computation of Basic and Diluted Earnings Per Share (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2415403 - Disclosure - EARNINGS PER COMMON SHARE - Narrative (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2315301 - Disclosure - EARNINGS PER COMMON SHARE (Tables) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2112100 - Disclosure - EQUITY link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2412402 - Disclosure - EQUITY - Narrative (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2412403 - Disclosure - EQUITY - Summary of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2312301 - Disclosure - EQUITY (Tables) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2111100 - Disclosure - FAIR VALUE DISCLOSURES link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2411404 - Disclosure - FAIR VALUE DISCLOSURES - Amounts Measured at Fair Value (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2411402 - Disclosure - FAIR VALUE DISCLOSURES - Face Values, Carrying Amounts and Fair Values of Financial Instruments (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2411403 - Disclosure - FAIR VALUE DISCLOSURES - Inputs Used for Valuation of Financial Instruments (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2311301 - Disclosure - FAIR VALUE DISCLOSURES (Tables) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2105100 - Disclosure - IMPAIRMENT OF REAL ESTATE AND DISPOSITIONS link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2405401 - Disclosure - IMPAIRMENT OF REAL ESTATE AND DISPOSITIONS (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2114100 - Disclosure - INCOME TAXES link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2414402 - Disclosure - INCOME TAXES - Narrative (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2414403 - Disclosure - INCOME TAXES - Reconciliation of Unrecognized Tax Benefits (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2414403 - Disclosure - INCOME TAXES - Reconciliation of Unrecognized Tax Benefits (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2314301 - Disclosure - INCOME TAXES (Tables) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2106100 - Disclosure - INTANGIBLE ASSETS AND LIABILITIES link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2406404 - Disclosure - INTANGIBLE ASSETS AND LIABILITIES - Remaining Unamortized Balance for Outstanding Intangible Assets and Liabilities (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2406402 - Disclosure - INTANGIBLE ASSETS AND LIABILITIES - Summary of Intangible Assets and Liabilities (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2406403 - Disclosure - INTANGIBLE ASSETS AND LIABILITIES - Summary of Real Estate Intangible Amortization (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2306301 - Disclosure - INTANGIBLE ASSETS AND LIABILITIES (Tables) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2107100 - Disclosure - LOANS RECEIVABLE AND OTHER INVESTMENTS link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2407404 - Disclosure - LOANS RECEIVABLE AND OTHER INVESTMENTS - Changes in Accretable Yield (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2407402 - Disclosure - LOANS RECEIVABLE AND OTHER INVESTMENTS - Loans Receivable and Other Investments (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2407403 - Disclosure - LOANS RECEIVABLE AND OTHER INVESTMENTS - Narrative (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2307301 - Disclosure - LOANS RECEIVABLE AND OTHER INVESTMENTS (Tables) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2117100 - Disclosure - PRO FORMA FINANCIAL INFORMATION (UNAUDITED) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2417402 - Disclosure - PRO FORMA FINANCIAL INFORMATION (UNAUDITED) - Narrative (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2417403 - Disclosure - PRO FORMA FINANCIAL INFORMATION (UNAUDITED) - Summary of Pro Forma Information (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2317301 - Disclosure - PRO FORMA FINANCIAL INFORMATION (UNAUDITED) (Tables) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2104100 - Disclosure - REAL ESTATE PROPERTIES HELD FOR INVESTMENT link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2404404 - Disclosure - REAL ESTATE PROPERTIES HELD FOR INVESTMENT - Future Minimum Rental Payments from Non-Cancelable Operating Leases (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2404403 - Disclosure - REAL ESTATE PROPERTIES HELD FOR INVESTMENT - Narrative (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2404402 - Disclosure - REAL ESTATE PROPERTIES HELD FOR INVESTMENT - Real Estate Properties Held for Investment (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2304301 - Disclosure - REAL ESTATE PROPERTIES HELD FOR INVESTMENT (Tables) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2139100 - Schedule - SCHEDULE II - VALUATION AND QUALIFYING ACCOUNTS link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2439401 - Schedule - SCHEDULE II - VALUATION AND QUALIFYING ACCOUNTS (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2140100 - Schedule - SCHEDULE III - REAL ESTATE ASSETS AND ACCUMULATED DEPRECIATION link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2440402 - Schedule - SCHEDULE III - REAL ESTATE ASSETS AND ACCUMULATED DEPRECIATION - Rollforward of Real Estate and Accumulated Depreciation (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2440401 - Schedule - SCHEDULE III - REAL ESTATE ASSETS AND ACCUMULATED DEPRECIATION - Summary of Real Estate Properties (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2141100 - Schedule - SCHEDULE IV - MORTGAGE LOANS ON REAL ESTATE link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2441401 - Schedule - SCHEDULE IV - MORTGAGE LOANS ON REAL ESTATE (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2113100 - Disclosure - STOCK-BASED COMPENSATION link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2413402 - Disclosure - STOCK-BASED COMPENSATION - Narrative (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2413403 - Disclosure - STOCK-BASED COMPENSATION - Summary of Additional Information Concerning Restricted Stock Units (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2413404 - Disclosure - STOCK-BASED COMPENSATION - Summary of Assumptions Used in Total Stockholder Return-Based Stock Units Valuation (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2313301 - Disclosure - STOCK-BASED COMPENSATION (Tables) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2138100 - Disclosure - SUBSEQUENT EVENTS link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2438401 - Disclosure - SUBSEQUENT EVENTS (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2116100 - Disclosure - SUMMARIZED CONSOLIDATING INFORMATION link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2416402 - Disclosure - SUMMARIZED CONSOLIDATING INFORMATION - Consolidating Balance Sheet (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2416405 - Disclosure - SUMMARIZED CONSOLIDATING INFORMATION - Consolidating Statement of Cash Flows (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2416404 - Disclosure - SUMMARIZED CONSOLIDATING INFORMATION - Consolidating Statement of Comprehensive Income (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2416403 - Disclosure - SUMMARIZED CONSOLIDATING INFORMATION - Consolidating Statement of Income (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2316301 - Disclosure - SUMMARIZED CONSOLIDATING INFORMATION (Tables) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2102100 - Disclosure - SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2402404 - Disclosure - SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES - Changes in Cash Flows Due to Adoption of ASU 2016-15 (Details) (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2402403 - Disclosure - SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES - Narrative (Details) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2202201 - Disclosure - SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES (Policies) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink 2302302 - Disclosure - SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES (Tables) link:presentationLink link:calculationLink link:definitionLink