Senior Housing Costs

Costs for different kinds of senior living communities vary greatly from one region to another. Factors that impact cost include the kind of housing — for example, a shared or private bedroom for higher-level care facilities or a studio or two-bedroom space for independent living or assisted living. Other cost considerations include the kind of amenities offered, such as exercise and wellness programs, planned activities and outings, pet-friendly options and more. Use these tools to discover price ranges in your area, to compare the costs of in-home care to assisted living in your town amd to compare the prices of different kinds of care types.

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How much does senior living cost in your area?


Find out more about senior living costs in your area, with the Senior Living Cost Index. Based on our database of actual rent and care costs, the index provides cost ranges for independent living, assisted living, memory care and more in more than 2,000 cities and towns across the United States.

How much does in-home care cost compared to assisted living in your area?


Compare the cost of assisted living in your city to the costs of maintaining a home and employing a full-time home care aide with the Senior Care Calculator. All costs are based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. assisted living costs.

What kind of care does your state Medicaid cover?


Learn the rules, regulations and eligibility requirements for Medicaid and Medicaid waivers in your state. Medicaid can help pay for long-term nursing home care. And some states allow residents to pay for assisted living or in-home care services. Find out more.

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