Mather LifeWays, Northwestern Launch Study on Life Plan Community Benefits

To date, no studies have been conducted to determine the impact that living in a life plan community has on seniors’ long-term health and wellness

For that reason, the research service arm of Evanston, Illinois-based senior housing provider Mather LifeWays is partnering with a Big Ten university to analyze that very subject.

Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging (MLIA) is facilitating the landmark five-year study in collaboration with Northwestern University to support and inform the senior housing industry. The MLIA research team will conduct the quantitative aspect of the study, while Northwestern will contribute to the qualitative component, according to a press release.

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