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the industry
that's improving the lives
of older adults

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in order to support an industry built around helping others

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.

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Investigate current insights and innovative practices

Discover the latest free industry information, ranging from reports to Orange Papers to fact sheets. Topics include:

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Discover current research and trends affecting housing and industry services

Exploring the Intersection of Life Satisfaction & Health
, Aging & Wellness

Researchers have widely established that greater satisfaction with life as a whole is associated with better health. But little attention has been given to understanding…

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Name That Tune: Musical Test May Help with Early Diagnosis of Cognitive Decline
, Aging & Wellness

A new pilot study is creating excitement, with some dynamic results that seem to suggest that quick and easy music tests can predict cognitive decline…

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Mind Over Matter: Perceptions of Aging Are a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
, Aging & Wellness

Your attitude toward aging matters. Research from several studies indicates that individuals with more positive attitudes toward aging tend to live longer, happier lives than…

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    Transforming the Lives of Older Adults

    The Institute has partnered with a number of organizations, academic institutions, and corporations in research and education endeavors.

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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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