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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 3 Findings

Learn about associations between Life Plan Community residents’ happiness and life satisfaction and their individual personality traits, resources, communal factors, and behaviors in this in-depth study.

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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

Sad-Face Emoji: Social Media Use Associated with Depression in Adults
, Technology

Researchers seem to have found that social media platforms like Facebook, Snapchat, and TikTok may be related to an increased likelihood of depressive symptoms in…

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Mall Things Considered: Converting Vacant Shopping Centers to Memory Support Communities
, Senior Housing

Shopping malls in the US have been struggling to remain open in recent years, and this has only been exacerbated by the pandemic. European countries…

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TRENDING NOW: No “Great Relocation” during Great Retirement Trend
, Aging & Wellness

In the era of COVID-19, we may be exposed to trends like the Great Resignation and the Great Retirement, and expect that the number of…

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