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In 2008, 52% of assisted living facilities provided specialized Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia care–charging an average of $4,267 a month and $51,204 a year.

MetLife Mature Market Institute. The MetLife Market Survey of Nursing Home and Assisted Living Costs; 2008. http://www.metlife.com/assets/cao/mmi/publications/studies/mmi-studies-2008-nhal-costs.pdf

Reference

Title
The MetLife Market Survey of Nursing Home and Assisted Living Costs
Publication Date
2008
Authors
MetLife Mature Market Institute
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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