PROMISING
PRACTICES
recognizing innovative
approaches to serving
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.

Congratulations to 2017 recipients and honorees:

Recipient

The Center for Aging & Disability Education & Research at Boston University’s School of Social Work

Recipient

Presbyterian SeniorCare Network

Recipient

Lifespan of Greater Rochester

Honorable Mention

Jewish Association on Aging

Honorable Mention

Friendship Village of Bloomington

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.

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