Study: Living in Life Plan Communities Improves Quality of Life

GRAND RAPIDS, MI–Clark, a Grand Rapids-based senior living community, today announced positive early results from a national study conducted by Northwestern University and the Mather LifeWays Institute into the benefits of living at “life plan” communities, also known as continuing care retirement communities.

Clark is one of 80 life plan communities participating in the five-year study. National results from the first year of the study show that residents who live in life plan communities, including Clark, report healthier behaviors—including having greater emotional, social, physical, intellectual and vocational wellnesses—than seniors living in communities at-large.

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