Five Star Quality Care, Inc. Announces Delayed Annual Report Filing

NEWTON, Mass.--()--Five Star Quality Care, Inc. (NYSE: FVE) announced that it has not timely filed its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 (the “2013 Form 10-K”) in accordance with the requirements of the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”).

The reasons for the current delay are the same as those described in Five Star’s Form 12b-25 filing with the SEC made on March 18, 2014, except that more time is required to complete Five Star’s restated Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, the restated Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for each of the quarters ended March 31, 2013 and June 30, 2013, the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2013 and the 2013 Form 10-K (together, the “Reports”). Five Star expects that it will regain compliance with the NYSE listing standards upon filing the Reports and is working toward doing so as soon as possible.

Five Star Quality Care, Inc. is a senior living and healthcare services company which owns, leases and manages senior living communities, including primarily private pay independent and assisted living communities located throughout the U.S. Five Star is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

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Contacts

Five Star Quality Care, Inc.
Kimberly Brown, 617-796-8245
Director, Investor Relations
www.fivestarseniorliving.com

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Contacts

Five Star Quality Care, Inc.
Kimberly Brown, 617-796-8245
Director, Investor Relations
www.fivestarseniorliving.com