Senior Living Provider Turns Renovation into Programming Opportunity

As Mather LifeWays prepares for the $6.5 million renovation and $17 million expansion of its senior rental community Mather Place of Wilmette, executives say the property’s current residents are playing an active role in the property’s development plans, to the benefit of both parties.

The renovation, slated to begin in late spring, and expansion, slated for early 2015, will not affect the day-to-day services and amenities offered to residents, says David Kane, vice president of senior living for the Evanston, Illinois-based provider, adding that resident feedback has been incorporated into upcoming plans.

Mather LifeWays is taking some cues from its recent renovation of its The Mather CCRC, originally built in 1941. 

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