Cost of Care

Cost of Care Survey 2018

For 15 years, Genworth has developed the Cost of Care Survey to help families understand the costs of varying types of care across the U.S. Since 2004, the Cost of Care survey has become the foundation for long term care planning. The 2018 survey, conducted by Carescout®, covering 440 regions is based on data collected from more than 15,500 completed surveys. Get started today. Calculate the Cost of Care in your area.

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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

Key findings and methodology

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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
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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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National and State Data Tables

Easily access, view, and download the 2018 Cost of Care national and state median rates for home care and facilities.

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Genworth 2018 Cost of Care Survey, conducted by CareScout®, June 2018
1 Based on 44 hours per week by 52 weeks
2 Based on 5 days per week by 52 weeks
3 Based on 12 months of care, private, one bedroom
4 Based on 365 days of care

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