Evanston, IL (August 31, 2021) – Mather Institute, an internationally recognized resource for research and information about wellness, aging, and trends in senior living, announces the 2021 Innovative Research on Aging Award Winners. Now in their sixth year, the awards recognize excellent applied research that offers important implications for the senior living and aging services industries to help them improve the ways in which they serve older adults. With 46 honorees over the last six years, the Innovative Research on Aging Awards has awarded more than $35,000 to researchers across the country since its inception .
“We’re working to bring research to real life. Sharing this important research reinforces our commitment to encouraging innovation throughout all areas that affect older adults,” said Cate O’Brien, PhD, Vice President and Director, Mather Institute. “We hope these findings and ideas will benefit the senior living industry across the country and around the world, as other organizations adapt the ideas and transform them into what we call ‘next practices’.”