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Long-term care cost calculator
The costs of long-term care vary widely. Using the average costs in an area closest to you, this tool helps you determine how much you need to save or whether you should consider buying long-term care insurance. (For more on if you need such insurance, click here.)


Type of care: Nursing home
Assisted living
Home health care
             hours per day
 

State/City:

 




  Average annual cost:

Nursing home costs assume a private room. Semi-private rooms cost less. Home health care costs assume you use home health care aides. Licensed nurses cost more.
 
 

Results are based on average costs in 2002.
Source: MetLife Mature Market Institute Survey.






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Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer.

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