The national average daily rate for a private room in a nursing home rose 4.4% from $229 in 2010 to $239 in 2011.
The national average monthly base rate in an assisted living community rose 5.6% from $3,293 in 2010 to $3,477 in 2011.
The national average daily rate for adult day services rose 4.5% from $67 in 2010 to $70 in 2011.
The national average hourly rates for home health aides ($21) and homemakers ($19) were unchanged from 2010.
This survey of 2,003 nursing homes, 1,492 assisted living communities, 1,644 home care agencies, and 1,341 adult day services in all 50 states and the District of Columbia was conducted by telephone between April and August 2011, by LifePlans Inc., for the MetLife Mature Market Institute.