|Title||The Forgotten Middle: Housing and Care Options for Middle-Income Seniors in 2033|
|Year of Publication||2022|
|Authors||Pearson, C, Loganathan, S|
|Institution||NORC at the University of Chicago|
|Keywords||Health Care, Housing, middle-income|
A new NORC analysis updating the groundbreaking “Forgotten Middle” study finds that there will be 16 million middle-income seniors in 2033, many of whom will struggle to pay for the health, personal care, and housing services that they need. For instance, excluding home equity, nearly three-quarters of middle-income seniors in 2033 will have insufficient financial resources to pay for assisted living, if they need and want it. Even with home equity, nearly 40% will not be able to afford assisted living.