approaches to serving
Designed to reinforce our commitment to encouraging innovation that
improves programs and services for older adults
Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging is committed to recognizing organizations that strive to serve older adults in original and exciting ways with our Promising Practices Award. This award highlights organizations working with older adults in a variety of settings that are moving away from conventional practices by developing and implementing innovative approaches.
Eligible programs for this award include those that introduce new and exciting practices in serving older adults as well as those that provide unique improvements and advances in existing services.
2018 Promising Practices Awards
Call for entries is closed.
Promising Practices Awards Winners will be announced in early 2019. We will start accepting entries for the next Promising Practices Awards beginning in summer 2019.
Learn about impactful programs you can implement
for our Promising Practices Award winners from 2017
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
Download your copy of this Industry Report: Innovation at Work 2017
Promising Practices Winners That Are Reshaping the Aging Services Industry
Learn about impactful programs you can implement from previous Promising Practices Award winners.
Innovation at Work 2016Promising Practices Winners That Are Reshaping the Aging Services Industry
Discover five Promising Practices Award winners from 2016, ranging from breakthroughs in brain health to empowering residents to become educators.Learn More
Innovation at Work 2015Promising Practices Winners That Are Reshaping the Aging Services Industry
Explore Promising Practices Award winners from 2015, including an organization that helps older adults improve their balance using special bicycles.Learn More