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Mather Institute is an award-winning resource for research and information about wellness, aging, trends in senior living, and successful aging service innovations. Through landmark research studies, often in partnership with universities around the country, the Institute has helped shape the aging services industry by sharing insights, information, and best practices.
The Age Well Study Report
Year 4 Findings
This in-depth study focuses on factors associated with Life Plan Community residents’ stress and resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic, including individual and organizational characteristics.
Discover current research and trends affecting housing and industry services
One third of a human’s life is devoted to sleep. Most of us know how important sleep is, but perhaps we do not know how…Read More
Recent economic squeezes in the US due to inflation have affected food, gasoline, and home prices. These rates of high inflation have been affecting Americans…Read More
Beyond Your Silver Sneakers: Promoting More Multidimensional Wellness Initiatives in Senior Living Communities,
Group exercise classes are a staple of wellness programs targeting older adults within senior living communities. However, while they may be easy to adopt and…Read More
Ways to #AgeWell
Our Ways to #AgeWell series provides research-based tips every weekday to help you make the most out of each day. From boosting brain health to building resilience and happiness, every simple little tip can make a big difference in your life.Sign Up Today