Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging Announces Initial Findings from Landmark Research on Life Plan Communities

Evanston, IL (October 16, 2018) – First year results are in for the landmark Age Well Study being conducted by Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging and Northwestern University, and they spell good news for Life Plan Community residents.

The Age Well Study is the only national longitudinal study to evaluate the impact of living in a Life Plan Community on residents’ health and well-being. The Age Well Study measures residents’ self-reported health and wellness metrics through a survey taken annually for five years. Results will be compared to a demographically similar sample drawn from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) conducted by the University of Michigan.

Read the press release here