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New analysis details where the cost for home health aides is highest — and lowest

The price patients and clients pay for home health care  can vary greatly from state to state or city to city.

Care was most affordable — as a percentage of annual household income — in Maryland (64.5%), West Virginia (68.5%), District of Columbia (68.9%), Connecticut (71.3%), and New Jersey (711.8%), according to a recent study by Senior Living.

But the cost as a percentage of annual household income was least affordable in Washington (145.4%), Maine (112.2%), Montana (108.1%), Oregon (106.0%) and South Dakota (105.7%).

Senior Living conducted the calculations based on Genworth’s Cost of Care study.

Related links: Find Senior Living’s analysis at http://bit.ly/2ZuS7WO. Find Genworth’s Cost of Care study at http://bit.ly/2GFcHfF.