MAKE YOUR MARK
on Research Transforming the Aging Industry
HELP RESHAPE AGING SERVICES IN THE MATHER INSTITUTE RESEARCH PANEL
The Mather Institute Research Panel, made up of members from across the United States, serves as the foundation for studies on wellness and aging well topics to meet the continually changing needs of older adults. Every Research Panel member has the opportunity to share insights, knowledge and experiences that will benefit the industry by informing and evolving best practices.
Recent Insights from Mather Institute Research Panel
HOPE AT WORK
HOW HOPE FUNCTIONS AS A MOTIVATOR FOR HEALTHY BEHAVIORS
Discover how a hopeful outlook can impact older adults’ healthy behaviors such as getting regular exercise, stopping smoking, eating a nutritious diet, and more. Find out how hope also plays a role in feelings about the future and views of one’s own health.
THE VALUE OF VOLUNTEERING
WHICH TYPES OF VOLUNTEERING BENEFIT OLDER ADULTS?
Learn how different types of formal and informal volunteer activities affect older adults’ life satisfaction, and which underutilized charitable actions carry the most benefit for the volunteer.
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGAGEMENT & FUTURE OUTLOOK AMONG OLDER ADULTS
Explore the attitudes and outlook of people age 55+ toward issues from climate change to recycling to water consumption, with more than 90% of study participants indicating climate change is real.
Participation Is Easy
As a member of the panel, you’ll receive invitations to participate in several surveys a year, contributing your insights and experiences on such topics as
- positive aging
- motivators of healthy behaviors
- and more
Each survey will be online and is estimated to take 10 to 30 minutes to complete. And when you participate in a survey, you’ll receive a summary of the research findings when they become available.
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Please note that Mather Institute takes personal privacy very seriously. The information you provide here will not be shared, and you will never be identified in any study findings. The Mather Institute Research Panel will be comprised of individuals age 18+.