2013 Annual Cost of Long Term Care Survey

Genworth recently completed their annual cost of care survey for 2013 in Texas. Unfortunately the cost of care keeps going up in Texas.

In the Houston area,

  • Homemaker services average an annual cost of $45,188 per year and have grown at a 2% annual rate;
  • Home Health Aide services average an annual cost of $46,332 per year and also have grown at a 2% annual rate;
  • A private one bedroom apartment in a Houston assisted living facility has an annual average cost of $39,510 and has grown at a 7% annual rate;
  • A Semi-Private Room in a Houston nursing home has an annual average cost of $52,925 and has grown at a 4% annual rate.

In the Dallas area:

  • Homemaker services average an annual cost of $42,328 per year and have grown at a 2% annual rate;
  • Home Health Aide services average an annual cost of $43,426 per year and also have grown at a 2% annual rate;
  • A private one bedroom apartment in a Dallas assisted living facility has an annual average cost of $47,400 and has grown at a 9% annual rate;
  • A Semi-Private Room in a Dallas nursing home has an annual average cost of $54,020 and has grown at a 3% annual rate.

In the San Antonio area:

  • Homemaker services average an annual cost of $38,896 per year and have grown at a 1% annual rate;
  • Home Health Aide services average an annual cost of $38,896 per year and also have grown at a 1% annual rate;
  • A private one bedroom apartment in a San Antonio assisted living facility has an annual average cost of $44,520 and has grown at a 4% annual rate;
  • A Semi-Private Room in a San Antonio nursing home has an annual average cost of $46,808 and has grown at a 0% annual rate.

If your family does not have the assets or the income to keep up with these kinds of growing costs of care then I may be able to help your loved one qualify for benefits under the Texas Medicaid program and if you’re smart you may not have to give up all your assets.

To get started right away then call me at (832) 592-7913 to schedule a consultation.

Richard Shea

I am a Texas licensed attorney with over 15 years of experience helping families qualify for nursing home Medicaid and protect their assets from devastating nursing home bills. I have protected over $1 million for my clients, let's see what I can do for you.I write everything on this site so if you have a question or comment feel free to send me a message through here, on Facebook, or on Twitter.