Mather Institute Announces Promising Practices Award Recipients

Evanston, IL (December 17, 2020) – Creating music videos to smash aging stereotypes; a university partnership for onsite counseling services to support emotional health; a telehealth public/private partnership where high tech meets high touch to reduce hospital visits for community-dwelling older adults; these were some of the innovative solutions initiated by recipients of Mather Institute’s latest Promising Practices Awards.  Now in the 10th year of the award, Mather Institute has presented the award to organizations working with older adults that are moving away from conventional practices by developing and implementing innovative approaches in a variety of settings. 

The 2020 recipients and honorable mentions come from a variety of locations from around the world, based on innovation, outcomes, sustainability, and replicability of the practice. A full complimentary report on the 2020 Promising Practices winners and honorable mentions, Innovation at Work 2020 is available for download at

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