Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging has partnered with a number of community organizations, academic institutions, health care organizations, and corporations in research and education endeavors. The following are just a few of our recent projects and partnerships:
CareGeneral Feasibility Study:
Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging has released a feasibility study to test the acceptability, usability, and potential efficacy of a web-based technology for family caregivers. Called CareGeneral, this new care management tool is designed to simplify, centralize and coordinate the care process for caregivers of older parents and other family members, and to enhance communication and coordination, minimize caregiving errors and alleviate stress. Read the Full Report
F.I.I.V.E. Chicago (Fostering Intergenerational Inclusive Volunteer Engagement). Funded by the Coleman Foundation, this project pairs young persons with developmental disabilities with older adults who serve as mentors/leaders.
Online caregiver programs for employed caregivers