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The national median rate for homemaker (or personal care assistant) services in 2011 was $18/hour.

Genworth Financial. Genworth 2011 Cost of Care Survey: Home care providers, adulty day health care facilities, assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Genworth Financial; April 2011. http://www.genworth.com/content/etc/medialib/genworth_v2/pdf/ltc_cost_of_care.Par.14625.File.dat/2010_Cost_of_Care_Survey_Full_Report.pdf

Reference

Title
Genworth 2011 Cost of Care Survey: Home care providers, adulty day health care facilities, assisted living facilities and nursing homes
Publisher
Genworth Financial
Publication Date
April 2011
Authors
Genworth Financial
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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