Genworth’s recently released 18th annual cost-of-care survey showed that the cost of long-term care services increased across all provider types in 2021 and increased more substantially for certain settings. The cost of care services rose as follows:
Assisted living facility: up 4.7% to an annual national median cost of $54,000 per year.
Home health aide, which includes “hands-on” personal assistance: up 12.5% to $61,776.
Homemaker services, which include assistance with “hands-off” tasks, up 10.6% to $59,488.
Semi-private room in a skilled nursing facility: up 2% to $94,900.
Private room in a nursing home: up 2.4% to $108,405.