Silver Book Fact

The highest annual costs for a one-bedroom in an assisted living facility are in the Bridgeport area in Connecticut ($57,566.52 excluding community fees) and New Jersey state, excluding the Newark and Edison areas, ($51,314.41 excluding community fees).

Genworth Financial. Genworth Finanical 2006 Cost of Care Survey: Nursing homes, assisted living facilities and home care providers; March 2006

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

Related Facts

  • Between 2000 and 2030, the number of Americans with 1 or more chronic conditions will increase by 37%–46 million people.  
  • Among those aged 65-74, 13% of men and 22% of women reported an inability to perform at least one of five activites, compared to those 85 and over, of which,…  
  • The combined cost of treatment expenditures and lost economic output for seven common chronic diseases (cancer, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, stroke, mental disorders, and pulmonary conditions) totaled $1.3 trillion in…  
  • Limitation of activity caused by selected chronic health conditions among older adults, by age: United States, 2006-2007  
  • 1/3 of older people without a spouse or child received no care in 1999, compared to 1/4 of older people with a spouse and a child (or children).