Learn about impactful programs you can implement
from our Promising Practices Award winners from 2014
Each year, Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging recognizes organizations that are serving older adults in original and exciting ways through the Promising Practices Awards. These awards highlight organizations working with older adults in a variety of settings that are moving away from conventional practices by developing and implementing innovative approaches.
In this industry report, you’ll learn:
- new programs developed by other organizations that have positive outcomes for older adults
- challenges faced by other organizations that led them to developing a Promising Practice
- tips to consider when replicating these programs in your own organization
From this Industry Report:
Designed to address the effects of loneliness on residents, a program encourages hugging to help boost a sense of well-being. A meal voucher program reveals a creative blend of social, recreational, educational, and health/wellness focuses—all complimented by tasty offerings.