New Average Nursing Home Costs Released

Metlife recently released their study confirming that nursing and assisted living rates increased nationwide between 2009 and 2010.   For Maryland, in the Baltimore region nursing home costs for semi-private rooms ranged from $6,200/month to $8,742/month.   Nursing home costs for private rooms ranged from $6,510/month to $11,005/month.   Statewide, assisted living costs in 2010 ranged from $2,800/month to $$8,250/month with the average assisted living cost at $4,122/month.