SOURCE: Assisted Living Concepts, Inc.

November 29, 2006 17:55 ET

Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. to Present at the BMO Capital Markets Focus on Healthcare Conference

MILWAUKEE, WI -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 29, 2006 -- Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. (NYSE: ALC) announced that it will present at the BMO Capital Markets Focus on Healthcare Conference on Thursday, December 7, 2006, at 10:30 a.m. (ET) at the Millennium Broadway Hotel New York at 145 West 44th Street, New York, NY.

Laurie A. Bebo, President and Chief Executive Officer, and John Buono, Sr. V.P. and Chief Financial Officer of ALC, will give an overview of the company, the assisted living industry, and ALC's growth strategy.

Ms. Bebo and Mr. Buono's presentation will be webcast live at during their 10:30 a.m. (ET) presentation. A copy of the presentation materials and a replay of the webcast will be available on ALC's website at starting Monday December 11th, 2006.

About Us

Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was spun off from Extendicare Inc. on November 10, 2006 and is an operator of assisted living residences in the United States. ALC and its subsidiaries operate 207 assisted living residences with capacity for over 8,300 residents in 17 states. ALC's assisted living residences typically consist of 35 to 50 units and offer residents a supportive, home-like setting and assistance with the activities of daily living. ALC employs approximately 4,500 people.

Forward-looking Statements

Statements contained in this release other than statements of historical fact, including statements regarding anticipated financial performance, business strategy and management's plans and objectives for future operations, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements can be identified as such because the statements generally include words such as "expect," "intend," "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "plan" or "objective" or other similar expressions. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these statements. In addition to the risks and uncertainties related to these statements, other risks and uncertainties are identified in Assisted Living Concepts, Inc.'s filings with United States Securities and Exchange Commission regulators and include, but are not limited to, the following: changes in the health care industry in general and the long-term care industry in particular because of political and economic influences; changes in regulations governing the industry and the Company's compliance with such regulations; changes in government funding levels for health care services; resident care litigation, including exposure for punitive damage claims and increased insurance costs, and other claims asserted against the Company; the Company's ability to maintain and increase census levels; the Company's ability to attract and retain qualified personnel; the availability and terms of capital to fund the Company's capital expenditures; changes in competition; and demographic changes. Given these risks and uncertainties, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the Company's forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements contained in this report are necessarily estimates reflecting the best judgment of the party making such statements based upon current information, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any f orward-looking statement.

Contact Information

  • For further information, contact:
    Assisted Living Concepts, Inc.
    John Buono
    Sr. Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
    Phone: (414) 908-8160
    Fax: (414) 908-8212
    Email: Email Contact
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