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Stay up to date with the latest media mentions of Mather LifeWays® Institute on Aging. Here you’ll find articles about events, research results, and ongoing studies that make the Institute a valuable and relevant source for aging issues.

2017

January

Older Adults Can #AgeWell Using Social Media Tips

2016

September

Prepare Now for the Coming Shift in Resident Engagement

July

Innovators Blur the Line between Hotels and Senior Housing

June

How ‘Emotional Labor’ Burns Out Senior Living Staff

March

Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging Announces Promising Practices Award Winners

2015

October

Keeping Residents Happy May Keep Them Healthy

A Researcher’s Perspective on Brain Health Programs

August

A Researcher’s Perspective on Brain Health Programs

June

Lifestyle and the Aging Brain

CCRC Transforms End-of-Life Care with Innovative Space

April

Cultivating Innovation

March

Embracing Residents’ Sexuality

Lifestyle Influences Brain Health

Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging Honors Six Organizations Across the Country with Promising Practices Awards

Get Smart About Brain Health

January

Mather LifeWays Wins Top Two Honors

Mather LifeWays Receives Awards for Health, Research

Mather LifeWays Walks the Talk on Wellness, Wins Top Honors

2014

November

Why Lying Works in Modern Memory Care Therapy

October

LeadingAge Bestows Awards

Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging Releases Brain and Memory Program

Cultural Competence: Bringing It Home

August

Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging Releases Feasibility Study on Web-Based Technology for Family Caregivers

Don’t Ignore Sex In Senior Living — It Happens

May

CCRCs Lead Senior Living For Wellness Approach, Execution

April

Changing The Way We Communicate

February

HealthStream Adds 900 Courses for Post-Acute Care Organizations Through Three Exclusive Partnerships

January

Working Family Caregivers Needed to Try Online Tool

Smart ways to boost brain health

2013

July

CCRCs Reap Big Benefits, Make Way for Wellness Programs

March

Flu creates challenges, but staff can prepare effectively

Eldercare Trend: Staying Fit Head to Toe

2012

December

Mather LifeWays Works with Dakim as Part of New Brain Fitness Initiative

August

Carroll Lutheran Village Wins Mather LifeWays Award

Mather LifeWays Second National Whole-Person Wellness Survey Now Availalbe

July

Evanston Review: “Helping Older Adults Age Well”

2011

November

Trib Local: “Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging celebrates decade serving seniors”

February

Researchers Aim to Survey Family Members of CCRC Residents

Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging Identifies 10 Senior Living Trends

January

Advance for Nurses: “Mather Pavilion’s gerontological training results in 36% decrease in turnover”

2010

November

Whole-Person Wellness Workshop for Organizational Leaders

Call for Papers for 2011 Seniors Housing & Care Journal, Best Research Paper to Receive Award; New Investigator Scholarship Program Announced

September

Long-Term Living Magazine: “Mather Pavilion Staff Empowerment Yields Quality Care”

April

Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging Wins AMDA Award for Improving Quality of Life for Nursing Care Residents

January

Aging Services of California To Co-Sponsor Workforce Education Programs With Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging

2009

December

Aging Institute Reveals 2010 Trends

November

Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

May

Trend Survey Reveals Future of Senior Living Communities

March

Aging Well Magazine: “Diversity in Culture”

February

Mather LifeWays and American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging To Co-host Research “Brain Trust” Meeting

2008

October

Positive Aging Conference to Be Held At Three Chicago-Area Locations

August

Pioneer Press/Aging Well: “Diet and exercise help the mind and the body”

June

Chicago Hospital News: “Aging Well at Mather LifeWays”

Journal on Active Aging: “The state of wellness programs in CCRCs”

April

Mather LifeWays Disaster Preparedness Program Reaches 50 States

Provider Magazine: “CCRCs Embrace Wellness”

Long-Term Living Magazine: “Wellness Comes to Senior Care”

March

Dr. Linda Hollinger-Smith Named Vice President of Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging

February

The Explorer: “Punch Up What You Wolf Down”

January

National Study Reveals State Of Wellness Programs In Senior Living Communities

2007

November

Evanston Review: “Mather LifeWays enters new phase”

September

futureAging: Mather 2007 AAHSA Award

Department of Homeland Security/Lessons Learned: “PREPARE”

July

Mather LifeWays Brings PREPARE Disaster Preparedness Program to Ohio

June

Wall Street Journal: “Companies Help Employees Cope With Caring for Parents”

Contemporary Long-Term Care: “Points on Pandemics (PREPARE)”

Selling to Seniors: “Wellness Trend Opens Door to New Conversations about Retirement Living”

May

futureAge: “PREPARE”

March

Mather LifeWays PREPARE Program Wins 2007 American Society on Aging Award

February

Nursing Homes Magazine: “Moving Up to Wellness”

January

Chicago Tribune: “Healthy living is the best medicine”

2006

November

Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging Appoints Dawn Lehman as Senior Researcher

June

Mather Lifeways to Develop Disaster Training Program To Aid Older Adults

2005

October

Mather LifeWays Answers National Call: To Implement Emergency Preparedness and Bioterrorism Training for 25,000 Long-Term Care Workers

July

2005 LEAP CONFERENCE TO ADDRESS NURSING CRISIS WITH MARKET-PROVEN SOLUTION; LEAP PROGRAM AWARDED 3 RD GRANT

May

MATHER LIFEWAYS APPOINTS REED J. ENGEL AS DIRECTOR OF WELLNESS STRATEGIES

February

10 MATHER LIFEWAYS INSTITUTE ON AGING EXPERTS TO SPEAK AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON MLIA Experts

January

Mather LifeWays’ Director Named to U.S. Delegation for Japanese Exchange Program