Silver Book Fact

The national median rate for adult day health care (support services in a community-based, protective setting during any part of a day, but less than 24-hour care) in 2010 was $60/day.

Genworth Financial. Genworth Finanical 2010 Cost of Care Survey: Home Care Providers, Adult Day Health Care Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities and Nursing Homes; April 2010

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  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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