What are the costs?

Regardless of where your client resides in the U.S., the costs of long-term care can be staggering. These are the current average annual costs of care.1

Care Cost
Full-time, in-home health aide $184 per 8-hour day,
$67,160 for 365 days a year
Private room in assisted living $56,304 per year 
Full-time, in-home registered nurse $405 for three visits daily; $147,825 per year
Private room at a skilled nursing home $103,660 per year
cost of care heat map
Lincoln’s Cost of Care Map

Use this interactive map to calculate the costs of care, compare expenses, project future costs, see state rankings, and compare costs across states.

View our cost of care map.