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Long-Term Care Calculator: Compare Costs, Types of Service in Your Area

Component Name: Long Term Care Calculator 

About: This is a calculator that calculates  ong term care benefits. It is created on app dev side of the house.  If you need to change text/numbers in the actual calculator you need a dev JIRA ticket. 

This component works on 

  • Body of Article only (75%) 
  • Does not work in refresh only on an article in the main body 


  • No authorable fields 
  • Description text above the calculator is a default text and image. 

Important Notes about Component: 

  • The component is populated in app dev service. CMS side just displays the widget on the page 
  • Only available in English 
  • Has Rewards for Good but hard coded in App dev code  



The rising cost of long-term care, coupled with an increasing array of options, can make it difficult for families to find the best, affordable care. The calculator below can assist with that process by estimating the cost of long-term care. Options include expenses for care in a nursing home, assisted living facility or adult day care, and use of a home health aide or homemaker service.

Also of Interest: AARP Planning for Long-Term Care For Dummies

Simply select your state and region along with the type of care needed to get your estimate.  You can even compare costs in one state and region with another.  The calculator will give you a total cost estimate.

Source: Genworth Cost of Care Survey, June 2015

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