Mather CEO Leary: 5-Year Study Shows Life Plan Community Resident Wellness Is ‘No Fluke’

Half a decade ago, Mather Institute set out to study the health and wellbeing of life plan community residents with Northwestern University. On the heels of its fifth year of results, the Age Well Study is still shedding new light on the preferences of older adults, and showcasing the benefits associated with living in life plan communities.

For life plan community operators, the study has reinforced again and again that residents living in their communities have better physical, intellectual, emotional, vocational and social wellness compared to older adults living at home. And operators of those communities should broadcast the “groundbreaking” results far and wide, according to Mary Leary, who is CEO of Evanston, Illinois-based Mather.

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