Annual out-of-pocket expenditures by family caregivers of adults with disabilities average $6,954. Families spend an average of $1,722 for the care recipient’s medical expenses, in addition to the cost of assisted living or nursing home fees. Family caregivers paid an average of $2,854 per year for household expenses, such as cleaning supplies or professionals, food or meal delivery, transportation, remote health and safety monitoring devices, furnishings such as special beds, and relocation so that the family caregiver and family member live closer together. Additionally, family caregivers paid $961 for the care recipient’s personal . . .
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