Advocat to Announce Fourth Quarter 2012 Financial Results on Thursday, March 7, 2013

Wed Feb 20, 2013 4:02pm EST

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BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Feb. 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Advocat Inc. (Nasdaq:AVCA) today announced
that it is scheduled to report financial results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012,
on Thursday, March 7, 2013, after the market closes. Advocat will also hold a conference call at
9:00 a.m. ET, 8:00 a.m. CT, on Friday, March 8, 2013.

To participate in the Company's conference call, dial 877.674.2413 (domestic) or 708.290.1366
(International) and an Operator will connect you to the call. A live broadcast of the conference
call will also be available on the Internet at the Company's web site, www.advocatinc.com
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/ctr?d=10022434&l=2&a=www.advocatinc.com&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.advocatinc.com%2F
.

A replay of the conference call will be accessible two hours after its completion through March
14, 2013 by dialing 855.859.2056 (domestic) or 404.537.3406 (international) and entering
Conference ID 12535401.

Advocat provides long-term care services to patients in 48 skilled nursing centers containing
5,538 licensed nursing beds, primarily in the Southeast and Southwest. For additional information
about the Company, visit Advocat's web site: www.advocatinc.com
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/ctr?d=10022434&l=4&a=www.advocatinc.com&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.advocatinc.com
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CONTACT: Company Contact:
         Kelly J. Gill
         Chief Executive Officer
         615-771-7575
         
         Investor Relations:
         Charles Lynch
         Westwicke Partners
         443-213-0504