Since last year’s survey, nursing home rates increased by nearly 4 percent to a national daily average of $248 a day for a private room and $222 a day for a semi-private room. The survey also found that assisted living base rates rose to $3,550 a month on average. The bright spot came for people using adult day services, which stayed consistent at $70 a day. If you’d like to read the entire survey results, click here.
MetLife has released its annual Market Survey of Long-Term Care costs and the results as might be expected are not promising unless you have a career in long-term care.