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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.

Free Research Report The Age Well Study Report: Year 2 Findings

Learn associations between Life Plan Community residents’ individual characteristics and their healthy behaviors and overall health in this groundbreaking study.

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There’s an App for That: Mobile Health Apps Help Older Adults Manage Their Health
, Technology

New research suggests using mobile health applications helps older adults manage their health. The researchers analyzed data from a mail-in survey of 1,864 smartphone and…

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TRENDING NOW: Working the Gig Economy after 50—Fun or Financially Necessary?
, Aging & Wellness

The New York Times reports a trend where older adults are working in nontraditional settings such as driving services. Estimates from various sources indicate that…

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Who’s Who in Today’s Assisted Living/Nursing Home Workforce
, Senior Housing

The assisted living and direct care workforce is evolving. A recent study identifies important demographic shifts that may help guide recruitment efforts. Using data from…

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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.

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