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

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

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.

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.

CONTACT: Company Contact:
         Kelly J. Gill
         Chief Executive Officer
         615-771-7575
        
         Investor Relations:
         Charles Lynch
         Westwicke Partners
         443-213-0504
 
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