Advocat Announces Presenting at Noble SEVEN Conference Tuesday, May 17, 2011

May 9, 2011

Advocat Announces Presenting at Noble SEVEN Conference Tuesday, May 17, 2011

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., May 9, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Advocat Inc. (Nasdaq:AVCA) today announced that William R. Council, III, President and Chief Executive Officer will present at SEVEN, Noble Financial Capital Markets' Seventh Annual Equity Conference at the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida, on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 12:30 PM Eastern Time.

At the time of the presentation, a live audio and video webcast of Advocat's presentation and a copy of the presentation materials will be available on the Company's web site,, or through the Noble Financial websites:, or Advocat recommends registering at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the presentation to ensure timely access. You will require a Microsoft SilverLight viewer (a free download from the presentation link) to participate. The webcast and presentation will also archived on Advocat's website for 90 days following the event.

About Advocat Inc.

Advocat is a premier provider of long term care services to patients in 46 skilled nursing centers, primarily in the Southeast and Southwest. For additional information about the Company, visit Advocat's web site:

About Noble Financial

Noble Financial Capital Markets was established in 1984 and is an equity research driven, full-service, investment banking boutique focused on small-cap, emerging growth companies. The company has offices in New York, Boston, New Jersey, St Louis, and Boca Raton. For more information:

CONTACT: Company Contact:

         William R. Council, III

         President and CEO

         (615) 771-7575


         Investor Relations:

         Rodney O'Connor

         Cameron Associates

         (212) 554-5470