Gentiva® Health Services To Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

     Gentiva® Health Services To Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences  PR Newswire  ATLANTA, May 6, 2014  ATLANTA, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIV) announced today that it will participate at the following upcoming investor conferences:    Barclays High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference   Tuesday, May 13, 2014   7:30 a.m. PT (10:30 a.m. ET)   Phoenix, AZ    Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference   Wednesday, May 14, 2014   8:00 a.m. PT (11:00 p.m. ET)   Las Vegas, NV  Gentiva executives will discuss the Company's operations and strategic priorities.  The presentations will be available to the public via live audio webcasts, which may be accessed by visiting http://investors.gentiva.com/events.cfm. Visitors to this site will also be able to request advance notifications of these or other upcoming Gentiva events.  About Gentiva Health Services, Inc.  Gentiva Health Services, Inc. is one of the nation's largest providers of home health, hospice and community care services, delivering innovative, high quality care to patients across the United States. Gentiva is a single source for skilled nursing; physical, occupational, speech and neurorehabilitation services; hospice services; social work; nutrition; disease management education; help with daily living activities; and other therapies and services. GTIV-G  Forward-Looking Statements  Certain statements contained in this news release, including, without limitation, statements containing the words "believes," "anticipates," "intends," "expects," "assumes," "trends" and similar expressions, constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are based upon the Company's current plans, expectations and projections about future events. However, such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors include, among others, the following: economic and business conditions; demographic changes; changes in, or failure to comply with, existing governmental regulations; the impact on our Company of healthcare reform legislation and its implementation through governmental regulations; legislative proposals for healthcare reform; changes in Medicare, Medicaid and commercial payer reimbursement levels; the outcome of any inquiries into the Company's operations and business practices by governmental authorities; compliance with any corporate integrity agreement affecting the Company's operations; effects of competition in the markets in which the Company operates; liability and other claims asserted against the Company; ability to attract and retain qualified personnel; ability to access capital markets; availability and terms of capital; loss of significant contracts or reduction in revenues associated with major payer sources; ability of customers to pay for services; business disruption due to severe weather conditions, natural disasters, pandemic outbreaks, terrorist acts or cyber attacks; availability, effectiveness, stability and security of the Company's information technology systems; ability to successfully integrate the operations of acquisitions the Company may make and achieve expected synergies and operational efficiencies within expected time-frames; ability to maintain compliance with its financial covenants under the Company's credit agreement; effect on liquidity of the Company's debt service requirements; and changes in estimates and judgments associated with critical accounting policies and estimates. For a detailed discussion of certain of these and other factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in this news release, please refer to the Company's various filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the "Risk Factors" section contained in the Company's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013.  Financial and Investor Contact:      Eric Slusser      770-951-6101      eric.slusser@gentiva.com or   John Mongelli      770-951-6496      john.mongelli@gentiva.com Media Contact:      Scott Cianciulli      Brainerd Communicators      212-986-6667      cianciulli@braincomm.com  SOURCE Gentiva Health Services, Inc.  Website: http://www.gentiva.com