Elderly care priced at $10,000 in 2008 $13,095.44 in 2022

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Prices for Elderly Care, 2008-2022 ($10,000)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for care of invalids and elderly at home are 30.95% higher in 2022 versus 2008 (a $3,095.44 difference in value).

Between 2008 and 2022: Elderly care experienced an average inflation rate of 1.94% per year. In other words, elderly care costing $10,000 in the year 2008 would cost $13,095.44 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.11% during this same period, inflation for elderly care was lower.

In the year 2008: Pricing changed by 4.57%, which is above the average yearly change for elderly care during the 2008-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2008 (3.84%), inflation for elderly care was higher.

Price Inflation for Care of invalids and elderly at home since 2005

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2021 (7.31%), 2008 (4.57%), and 2020 (3.96%).

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Buying power of $10,000.00 since 2008

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Elderly care, over time, for $10,000 beginning in 2008. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2008$10,000.004.57%
2009$10,184.471.84%
2010$10,315.011.28%
2011$10,486.741.66%
2012$10,610.701.18%
2013$10,670.660.57%
2014$10,817.781.38%
2015$10,926.641.01%
2016$11,174.322.27%
2017$11,090.11-0.75%
2018$11,198.810.98%
2019$11,508.052.76%
2020$11,964.273.96%
2021$12,838.617.31%
2022$13,095.442.00%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Care of invalids and elderly at home:

Year200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI100.000101.777103.164107.882109.872111.280113.133114.470115.117116.704117.878120.550119.642120.815124.151129.072138.505141.276

Adjust elderly care prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2008 * 2008 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Care of invalids and elderly at home was 107.882 in the year 2008 and 141.276 in 2022:

141.276 / 107.882 * $10,000 = $13,095.44

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $10,000 in 2008 has the same "purchasing power" as $13,095.44 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Care of invalids and elderly at home).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Care of invalids and elderly at home in 2005. In addition to elderly care, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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