Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:KND) today announced that Paul J. Diaz, Chief Executive Officer, will participate in the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference in New York City on Wednesday, September 12, 2012, at 9:45 a.m. Eastern Time. While the Company is not making a formal presentation, Mr. Diaz will be answering questions about the Company from a Morgan Stanley analyst. The discussion will be audio webcast and can be accessed at the Company’s website at http://investors.kindredhealthcare.com and at http://cc.talkpoint.com/morg007/091112a_mc/?entity=84_D0G3N48. 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.comafter the event. About Kindred Healthcare Kindred Healthcare, Inc., a top-125 private employer in the United States, is a FORTUNE 500 healthcare services company based in Louisville, Kentucky with annual revenues of $6 billion and approximately 76,000 employees in 46 states. At June 30, 2012, Kindred through its subsidiaries provided healthcare services in 2,154 locations, including 118 long-term acute care hospitals, six inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, 224 nursing and rehabilitation centers, 27 sub-acute units, 52 hospice and home care locations, 102 inpatient rehabilitation units (hospital-based) and a contract rehabilitation services business, RehabCare, which served 1,625 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.