A new report reveals that the median cost of a room in an assisted living community is less than half the median cost of a private room in a skilled nursing facility. The report surveyed almost 15,000 long-term care providers across the United States.
Read the full report: The Genworth 2013 Cost of Care Survey.
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End of Life, Facts and Figures, Hospice, Medicare, Partnerships, Reports
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Family Relations, Federal Agency Activity, Financing Senior Living Consumer Education
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Federal Agency Activity, Medicaid, Medicare
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End of Life, Family Caregiver, Medicare
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