Silver Book Fact

The national median rate for an assisted living facility (one bedroom/single occupancy with non-constant “hands-on” personal and medical care) in 2010 was $3,185/month.

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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