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Cost of New Hampshire Assisted Living Facilities

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of assisted living in New Hampshire is $5,103 per month.

The monthly base rate for New Hampshire assisted living is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. New Hampshire is also more expensive compared to the national average.

This cost is the base cost for a one-bedroom assisted living unit in New Hampshire. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

U.S.$3,600
Vermont$4,020
Maine$4,800
New Hampshire$5,103
Massachusetts$5,300

Much of the information above was adapted from the National Center of Assisted Living 2010 Regulatory Review.

Researching New Hampshire Assisted Living? Ask these questions:

  • What terms does New Hampshire require to be disclosed to you prior to making a decision?
    New Hampshire may require the base price, payment schedule, services included in that rate and other items to be disclosed in writing - be sure to find out.
  • What is the Scope of Care offered?
    Find out the minimum services the facility MUST provide to you, as required by New Hampshire. These may include 24-hour supervision, types of meals, medical attention, etc.
  • What are the admission requirements to live at the facility?
    Each state is different; find out what the age and physical health requirements are for this specific facility as well as facilities in New Hampshire. Determine if the type of care you need is offered by the individual facility.
  • Will the facility complete an assessment and create a care plan for the resident?
    New Hampshire probably requires an initial evaluation and the creation of a care plan - be sure to find out exactly what the facility offers.
  • Ask about the handling of medication in the facility?
    There are sure to be specific requirements in New Hampshire - ask how the facility handles administering your medication.
  • Does the facility offer rooms and other areas that meet or exceed those required by New Hampshire?
    New Hampshire will have a minimum size of rooms, a limit to number of people per room, and even requirements as to privacy of available bathrooms - make sure you ask.
  • Does the facility offer the available required staff?
    Make sure the facility staffs the proper professionals, as New Hampshire requires. These may include an administrator and caregivers, as well as round-the-clock staff.
  • Is memory care offered?
    Find out of the facility is licensed to be able to handle dementia or Alzheimer's care in New Hampshire.
  • Are Medicaid waivers available for New Hampshire for this specific facility?
    If you are unable to cover the costs, find out if the facility may offer a New Hampshire Medicaid Waiver. You can also research at dhhs.state.nh.us.

Helpful New Hampshire Assisted Living Resources

Do you have a question about licensing or regulations of assisted living facilities in New Hampshire? Questions about licensing and regulations are handled at the state level. You can contact the New Hampshire licensing and regulatory agency at:
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Legal and Regulatory Services, Health Facilities Administration
dhhs.nh.gov
(603) 271-4592
Do you want to report an issue or have a dispute with a senior living facility in New Hampshire? Your local New Hampshire long-term care ombudsman can help resolve disputes and offer assistance in your long-term care decisions. You can contact them at:
Long Term Care Ombudsman of New Hampshire
dhhs.state.nh.us
Local: (603) 271-4375
Tollfree: (800) 442-5640
Are you aware of all the New Hampshire health-based programs available to you? Your New Hampshire Health Department can be a great resource. Contact them at:
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
dhhs.state.nh.us
Local: (603) 271-9000
Tollfree: (800) 852-3345

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