Costs of Formal Care

The quality and cost of long-term care varies by state. If you’ve spent time planning for retirement, make sure to consider the possible impact that these costs will have on your hard-earned savings.

Knowing how much long-term care services would cost in the future is necessary in creating a plan. View the average cost of care of services in your area by clicking on your state on the map below. It’s important to understand that these costs are projected to only increase annually.

Quality of Care

Expect varying levels of quality from different service providers depending on where you choose to retire. While overall quality is steadily improving, especially in states where there are public policies directly affecting long term care, the pace is slow when compared to the rate that more and more seniors enter advanced ages.

The Long-Term Services and Supports Scorecard Summary below shows the relative performance across five dimensions: affordability and access, choice of setting and provider, quality of life and quality of care, support for family caregivers and effective transitions.

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