Assisted Living vs. Home Care Cost Comparison

What To Expect In A Residential Care Home

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

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STEP 1 – Select tha state and area to calculate:

STEP 2Enter your current at home monthly expense or use the US national average:

Rent / Mortgage or Senior Living Fees
Property Tax and Insurance
Home or Renter’s Insurance
Utilities (Electricity, Gas, Water, Sewer, Trash Removal)
Telephone and Cable
Yard Care and Landscape Maintenance
24-Hour Security
Housekeeping, Laundry, Home Maintenance and Repairs (plumbing, electric, roof)
Transportation (gas, insurance, maintenance, taxi service)
Recreation and Entertainment
Three Meals Daily

Exercise, Health and Wellness Programs
24-hour Emergency Call Service
Full-time Activities Staff, Bathing, Dressing and Personal Care Assistance
Pet Care
STEP 3 – Calculate and Compare:

STEP 4 – Your cost of living at home: $0.00

Local Assisted Living Costs

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Cost Difference Between at Home vs. Assisted Living

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Local Home Health Aide Costs

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Cost Difference Between at Home vs. Home Health Aide

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Calculation results explained – The cost of assisted living in your area may be lower or comparable to the amount that your loved one may already be spending on monthly expenses. In some cases, the cost of assisted living may be higher than a senior’s current monthly expenses. Assisted living communities generally include round-the-clock care, a full-time activities staff, and other benefits that are valuable to the well-being of their residents, as well as providing peace of mind and security to their families.
*All costs calculated in U.S. dollars.

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