Half of middle-income seniors won't be able to afford healthcare, housing in a decade

By 2029, 54% of U.S. middle-income seniors will not have sufficient financial resources to pay for the level of care they need, including healthcare and housing, according to a new study published in Health Affairs.

  • Over the next decade, the population of middle income senior Americans is projected to grow to 14.4 million, researchers found, roughly doubling from 2014's figures. About 60% of them will have mobility limitations and 20% will have high healthcare needs caused by disability or chronic conditions.

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Jo Ann Charron