Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:KND) today announced that Richard A. Lechleiter, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will take part in a “fireside chat” at the Barclays Capital 2012 Global Healthcare Conference in Miami, Florida, on Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. While the Company is not making a formal presentation, Mr. Lechleiter will take part in a discussion with an analyst from Barclays Capital. The discussion is being audio webcast and can be accessed at the Company’s website at http://investors.kindredhealthcare.com and at http://cc.talkpoint.com/barc002/031312a_lp/?entity=48_KMWCWE0. Although the Company will not be making a formal presentation, the Company’s latest investor presentation will be available on its website at http://investors.kindredhealthcare.com. The webcast and the investor presentation will be archived at http://investors.kindredhealthcare.com after the event. About Kindred Healthcare Kindred Healthcare, Inc., a top-150 private employer in the United States, is a healthcare services company based in Louisville, Kentucky with annual revenues of $6 billion and approximately 77,800 employees in 46 states. At December 31, 2011, Kindred through its subsidiaries provided healthcare services in 2,200 locations, including 121 long-term acute care hospitals, five inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, 224 nursing and rehabilitation centers, 25 sub-acute units, 51 hospice and home care locations, 102 inpatient rehabilitation units (hospital-based) and a contract rehabilitation services business, RehabCare, which served approximately 1,670 non-affiliated facilities. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine’s Most Admired Healthcare Companies for four years in a row, Kindred’s mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. For more information, go to www.kindredhealthcare.com.