The MetLife National Study of Adult Day Centers confirmed over 4, centers operating in the United States providing care for , care recipients each day.¹ It is estimated that there are more than 5, currently operating. Oct 23, · In fact, today, there are probably close to 10, adult day centers in the U.S., which is up almost 50% from One of the factors inhibiting growth is the fact there’s no federal model or federal definition of what adult day care is.
Costs of Care Below are some national average costsfor long-term care in the United States (in ). Average costs for specific states are also available. $ a day or $6, per month for a semi-private room in a nursing home. In , annual cost estimates were $13, for adult day care and $25, for assisted living. 55 In , the average daily rate for a private room in a skilled nursing facility was $ for a private room or $70, annually, and $ or $61, annually for a semi-private room.
About million Americans have provided unpaid care to an adult age 50 or older in the last 12 months. [National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP. (). Caregiving in the U.S.] The majority of caregivers (82%) care for one other adult, while 15% care . With more than 7, Adult Day Services centers across the United States, Adult Day Services and adult day health care are a growing source of long-term care. Adult day programs serve as an emerging provider of transitional care and .