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Trends shaping senior living

Explore trends and insights from the senior living industry to make informed decisions on senior care. Learn what care costs to expect, how the industry is changing, how health conditions impact seniors, and more.

2024 Reports

COST

Cost of Long-Term Care and Senior Living

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CHOOSING CARE

Assisted Living State Rankings

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Senior Living Insights

Average Age of Nursing Home Residents: Age by Percentage and Demographic

Explore how age breaks down among nursing home residents in the U.S. along with gender, health conditions, and more.

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Long-Term Care Statistics: A Portrait of Americans in Assisted Living, Nursing Homes, and Skilled Nu...

People can receive long-term care at assisted living communities, skilled nursing facilities, and nursing homes. Learn more a...

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Total and Percentage of Elderly in Nursing Homes: 2023 Data

Around 1.3 million seniors age 65 and older live in nursing homes across the United States, and the elderly population is on ...

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Nursing Home Statistics

Learn the number of nursing home residents and facilities in the U.S. broken down by state. Plus, trends among nursing home s...

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Assisted Living Statistics: Population and Facilities in 2023

A Place for Mom calculated the current number of residents, facilities, and more to paint a clear picture of the assisted liv...

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Median Cost of Nursing Home Care

Learn how much nursing homes cost in each state and ways to save on monthly costs.

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Senior Health

MEDICAL

How Many People Die of Alzheimer’s? Dementia May Be More Deadly Than You Think

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CAREGIVER SUPPORT

How Age and Other Demographics Affect Alzheimer's and Dementia Risk

Learn about when most seniors receive an Alzheimer’s diagnosis in 2023; discover how age at diagnosis affects life expectancy for dementia patients.

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Understanding the Shocking Facts About Senior Isolation

Senior loneliness and social isolation can have serious consequences for elderly people aging alone.

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Sexual Health in Retirement Communities

Over 50% of adults aged 65-74 report being sexually active. Learn how age-related conditions can impact sexual health an...

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Caregiver Statistics

CAREGIVER SUPPORT

Caregiver Statistics: A Data Portrait of Family Caregiving in 2023

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CAREGIVER SUPPORT

2023 Caregiver Burnout and Stress Statistics

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CAREGIVER SUPPORT

Senior Population Statistics: A Portrait of Aging Americans

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MEDICAL

COVID Nursing Home Statistics: Rates and Deaths by Demographic

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Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

The score shown is the overall experience rating which is an average of the reviews submitted for those communities. The overall experience rating is a star rating that ranges from 1 being the lowest to 5 being the highest.

Below are the 51 largest cities grouped by their metropolitan area.

Top states for Assisted Living

8.2
Alabama, AL
299 facilities
7.1
Alaska, AK
60 facilities
7.8
Arizona, AZ
962 facilities
7.6
Arkansas, AR
138 facilities
8.1
California, CA
3380 facilities
7.7
Colorado, CO
424 facilities
8.5
Connecticut, CT
173 facilities
8.4
Delaware, DE
41 facilities
7.8
8.0
Florida, FL
2029 facilities
8.0
Georgia, GA
824 facilities
4.7
Hawaii, HI
39 facilities
7.6
Idaho, ID
185 facilities
8.1
Illinois, IL
696 facilities
8.0
Indiana, IN
482 facilities
7.4
Iowa, IA
478 facilities
7.9
Kansas, KS
322 facilities
8.0
Kentucky, KY
274 facilities
7.8
Louisiana, LA
125 facilities
7.7
Maine, ME
144 facilities
8.0
Maryland, MD
367 facilities
8.1
Massachusetts, MA
350 facilities
7.9
Michigan, MI
1074 facilities
7.3
Minnesota, MN
880 facilities
7.8
Mississippi, MS
189 facilities
7.5
Missouri, MO
524 facilities
7.0
Montana, MT
135 facilities
7.7
Nebraska, NE
310 facilities
8.4
Nevada, NV
121 facilities
8.3
New Hampshire, NH
100 facilities
8.2
New Jersey, NJ
362 facilities
8.1
New Mexico, NM
137 facilities
8.2
New York, NY
521 facilities
7.7
North Carolina, NC
702 facilities
7.2
North Dakota, ND
101 facilities
8.0
Ohio, OH
926 facilities
8.2
Oklahoma, OK
248 facilities
7.2
Oregon, OR
601 facilities
7.9
Pennsylvania, PA
1094 facilities
8.2
Rhode Island, RI
66 facilities
8.2
South Carolina, SC
400 facilities
7.0
South Dakota, SD
127 facilities
8.3
Tennessee, TN
452 facilities
8.3
Texas, TX
1378 facilities
7.9
Utah, UT
167 facilities
8.2
Vermont, VT
59 facilities
8.2
Virginia, VA
490 facilities
8.1
Washington, WA
1400 facilities
9.0
West Virginia, WV
58 facilities
7.5
Wisconsin, WI
1132 facilities
4.1
Wyoming, WY
47 facilities

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