OWM Blog – Average Costs of Nursing Home Care in Pennsylvania

Knowing the cost of long-term care helps individuals plan for this expense.  Just as it is important to plan for retirement, it is equally as important to plan for one’s potential need for long term care.  Annually, Genworth Financial conducts a Cost of Care Survey, the 2017 survey was conducted by Carescout®.  It may not come as a surprise that the cost of nursing home care in the United States increased in 2017. Genworth’s survey reports that the national median cost of a semi-private room in a nursing home is $85,775.00, up 4.44% from 2016 and the cost of a private room increased over 5% to $97,455.00 annually.

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