How Much Does Long-Term Care Cost?

Long­term care can be expensive, depending on the amount and the type of care needed and on the setting in which it is provided. For example, a year in a nursing home costs about $45,000. Skilled nursing care provided at a person`s home costs about $20,000. Personal care provided at home by a home health aide costs about $10,000.

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