Cost of Care

Cost of Care Survey 2018

The world is aging and living longer. As people age, the need for long term care increases with 7 of 10 people over age 65 needing long term care in their lifetime.1A licensed health care practitioner, such as a physician, registered nurse or social worker, can determine a plan of care and long term care can be provided in a variety of settings including your home or at a facility.

The issues of aging don't just affect one person. They affect entire families. Using Genworth's Cost of Care Survey tool below can help you and your family understand the cost of varying types of long term care across the U.S.

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Monthly Costs: National Median (2018)

Home Health Care
Homemaker Services1
Cost
5-yr Annual Growth2

Home Health Aide1
Cost
5-yr Annual Growth2
Adult Day Health Care1
Adult Day Health Care1
Cost
5-yr Annual Growth2
Assisted Living Facility2
Assisted Living Facility2
Cost
5-yr Annual Growth2
Nursing Home Care
Semi-Private Room1
Cost
5-yr Annual Growth2

Private Room1
Cost
5-yr Annual Growth2

Adult Day Health Care, Assisted Living Facility, and Nursing Home Care categories do not use hourly rates.

National Median (2018)

Home Health Care
Homemaker Services2
Home Health Aide2
Adult Day Health Care
Adult Day Health Care1
Assisted Living Facility
Private, One Bedroom4
Nursing Home Care
Semi - Private Room5
Private Room5

National Median (2018)

Home Health Care
Homemaker Services2
Home Health Aide2
Adult Day Health Care
Adult Day Health Care1
Assisted Living Facility
Private, One Bedroom4
Nursing Home Care
Semi - Private Room5
Private Room5

Change weekly Home Health Care hours (Only available with Daily, Monthly, or Annual Cost by Period)

The number of hours needed for home health care can vary based on need.

For example: 20 hours = 4 hours of care/5 days a week
40 hours = 8 hours of care/5 days a week
168 hours = 24 hours of care/7 days a week
Enter the number of weekly hours (7-168) Please enter a valid number.
For example:
20 hours = 4 hours of care/5 days a week
40 hours = 8 hours of care/5 days a week
168 hours = 24 hours of care/7 days a week

Key findings and methodology

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About Cost of Care Survey 2018

For 15 years, Genworth has tracked the cost of care nationwide to help families understand long term care costs. Since 2004, the Cost of Care Survey has become the foundation for long term care planning. The 2018 survey, covers 440 regions and is based on data collected from more than 15,500 completed surveys was conducted by Carescout®. View Understand Key Findings and Methodology

The cost of care services varies by location, type of care service, and when the service is provided. These easy to access, view, and download tables show the Cost of Care 2018 national and state median rates for home care and facilities. View National and State Data Tables

Over the past 15 years, Genworth has uncovered several trends across the long term care services landscape. Not surprisingly, the cost of all types of care has steadily risen over the years - from homemaker services to nursing home care. Discover Trends & Insights including the most expensive and least expensive areas for Care in 2018 and get a glimpse into what the cost of long term care may look like in the future.

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