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Home-based care is still vastly less expensive than nursing home care. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The costs for long-term care spiked again, especially for home health aides – but home-based care is still vastly less expensive than nursing home care, according to the “Genworth 2017 Cost of Care Survey,” based on data collected from more than 15,000 completed surveys by long-term care providers nationwide.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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