the industry that's improving the lives
of older adults
Sharing research, trends, and best practices
in order to support an industry built around helping others
Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging 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 1 Findings
Get an in-depth look at the positive effects that living in a Life Plan Community has on multiple aspects of residents’ health and well-being in this groundbreaking study.Learn More
Discover current research and trends affecting housing and industry services
Social Status: Can Social Participation Help Older Adults with High Risk of Major Mobility Disability?,
As part of a larger study, researchers investigated how level of participation in social activities influenced the effectiveness of a physical activity intervention. Over 1,600…Read More
A recent review examined more than 50 studies to explore how positive aspects of caregiving can have a benefit on well-being. Instead of simply dealing…Read More
Do people want robots helping them at home or work? If so, are older and younger adults equally accepting of robots? To answer these questions,…Read More
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Ways to #AgeWell
Mather LifeWays created Ways to #AgeWell to provide research-based tips that can help people of all ages Age Well. From simple habits that boost brain health to easy steps toward building resilience and happiness, each small tidbit can make a big difference in your life.
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