The Genworth Cost of Care Survey has been the foundation for long term care planning since 2004. Knowing the costs of different types of care – whether the care is provided at home or in a facility – can help you plan for these expenses. According to Genworth, the 2017 survey is one of the most comprehensive of its kind, covering 440 regions across the U.S. and based on data collected from more than 15,000 completed surveys.

The Genworth 2017 Cost of Care survey found:

  • The average cost of a private nursing home room increased 5.5%.
  • The average cost of a semi-private nursing home room rose 4.44%.
  • The average cost of an assisted living facility rose 3.35%.

The information provided below is limited to the 2017 long-term care costs in Northern New Jersey. For costs in other areas of New Jersey as well as the costs in other states, please access the Genworth website, at Genworth Cost of Care Survey.


Monthly Costs: Northern New Jersey, NJ (2017)

Adult Day Health Care

2017 Cost Per Month: $1,950


Home Health Aide

2017 Cost Per Month: $4,385


Assisted Living Facilities

2017 Cost Per Month: $6,700


Nursing Home Care in a Semi-Private Room

2017 Cost Per Month: $10,114


Nursing Home Care in a Private Room

2017 Cost Per Month: $11,102

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