Cost of Care

You've taken an important step: finding out how much long term care could cost you. Here's how to use this map to compare long term care costs across the United States:

  • Click a state or region to view cost details, to compare costs across locations, and to calculate projected long term care costs.
  • Scroll down to learn more about the survey and its methodology, to download the full report or state-specific data, and to access survey highlights.
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Long Term Care costs 2014 survey overview

Research shows that at least 70 percent of people over 65 will need long term care services and support at some point in their lifetime1. Long term care can impact people and families in many different ways including finances, careers, lifestyles and state of mind.

The Genworth 2014 Cost of Care Survey can help families evaluate options to address the increasing long term care costs. For the eleventh consecutive year, Genworth has surveyed long term care costs across the U.S. to help Americans appropriately plan for the potential cost of this type of care in their preferred location and setting. The most comprehensive study of its kind, Genworth’s 2014 Cost of Care Survey, conducted by CareScout®, covers over 14,800 long term care providers in 440 regions nationwide. That level of detail can help you put together a strong long term care plan that meets your specific needs.

Key Findings Cost of Care 2014 Full Report Methodology Beyond Dollars
Obtain an at-a-glance view of costs by category of long term care and an analysis of emerging trends. Explore the industry's most comprehensive report on long term care costs.

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Learn more about how the Cost of Care Survey of over 14,800 care providers was conducted. When a loved one needs long term care, life can get complicated quickly. The Beyond Dollars research highlights the impacts of long term care: financial, logistical, emotional, and health-related. Learn more on how you can strengthen your own long term care planning process and start planning now.

1 2014 Medicare & You, National Medicare Handbook, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, September 2013.

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