Advocat Is Now Diversicare Healthcare Services

Advocat Is Now Diversicare Healthcare Services

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., March 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diversicare Healthcare
Services (Nasdaq:DVCR), a premier provider of long term care services
primarily in the Southeast and Southwest, has changed its legal name,
effective today, in alignment with the naming of its operating subsidiaries.
Diversicare formerly operated as Advocat Inc. The name change is now effective
and the Company is trading under its new symbol DVCR. The Company's new
website is now active at www.dvcr.com.

Diversicare 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 our website
www.dvcr.com.

The Diversicare Healthcare Services logo is available
athttp://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=17644

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

Diversicare Healthcare Services, Inc.