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What Long-Term Care Costs (A Lot!)
Posted By Sally Abrahms On November 15, 2012 @ 12:14 pm In Take Care | No Comments
If you’re considering long-term care, expect to pay more for nursing homes, assisted living communities and homemakers/companions, MetLife Mature Market Institute’s annual 2012 survey reveals. Good news: the study of average national long-term care costs shows they’ve stayed the same for adult day services and home health aides.
Of course, rates and services vary by state and area; those differences are included in the survey. Take a look at national average costs:
Now that we’re crunching numbers, here are four more:
More detailed results from the latest MetLife study are available.
Are these costs what you expected? (My mother-in-law is in assisted living so I’m completely clued into the high price of care.)
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