How Much Does Home Care Cost?
How Do You Decide on Senior Care?
Evaluating Senior Care Options
Senior care cost/benefit comparisons can go beyond the bottom-line dollar amount. Consider what service features will likely enhance your loved one’s life. Your evaluation may include factors like:
Location | Care Type | Amount of Daily Care | Personal Space | Personalized Care Plans | Overall Experience
Senior Care Cost Comparison
Average National Costs
In home care is a one-to-one service that helps older adults age safely and independently at home with the assistance of a caregiver. Services may include:
- Household tasks that the individual cannot manage alone
- Homemaker services such as cooking, cleaning or running errands
- Hands-on personal care
The above cost represents the national average for 20-44 hours of one-to-one care per week. Contact your local Home Instead® franchise office to learn more about hourly rates and services near you.
Assisted living facilities, also known as residential care facilities, provide personal care and health services for people who may need assistance with activities of daily living. Assisted living is an intermediate level of long-term residential care. The cost reflected above does not specify the average number of one-to-one hours of care provided.
Nursing home facility services may include: personal care assistance, room and board, supervision, medication, therapies and rehabilitation and skilled nursing care up to 24 hours a day. The cost reflected above does not specify the average number of one-to-one hours of care provided.
* Source: Genworth.com Cost of Care Survey. Rates for each local Home Instead franchise office vary. Please reach out to your local Home Instead to get a cost estimate.
Get a Personalized Quote from Your Local Office
Your local Home Instead franchise office can tailor a home care plan to fit your family’s lifestyle and budget. Find an office near you to learn more about home care services and cost.