Silver Book Fact
In Alzheimer’s special care units or wings of nursing homes, the average cost for a private room in 2008 was $219 a day and $79,935 a year. The average cost for a semi-private room was $198 a day and $72,270 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