Endless ways to explore your passions

Creating Ways to Age WellSM in a world of what’s next.
That's NextraordinaryTM

CRAFT A COMMUNITY AND BUILD CONNECTIONS

We are proud to offer an environment at Mather for adults 55 and better to find opportunities and resources to age well wherever they live. Our thoughtfully designed initiatives help spark creativity and curiosity, prompt meaningful connections and conversations, and, most importantly, foster a powerful sense of community with ever-changing options that can be accessed in communities across the country. Every Mather program is complimentary, easy to join, and provides helpful instructions and resources; the only decision left is when to start.

A VARIETY OF ONLINE PROGRAMS

Mindfulness meditation. Art discussions. Brain health. Log into one of our signature virtual programs and discover personal growth and mastery, meaningful impact, and connections among participants.

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JOIN OUR AT-HOME ARTISTS GROUP

Sign up for a complimentary Do-It-Together (D.I.T.) Art Kit and receive materials and step-by-step instructions to create six unique printmaking projects, delivered to your door. Plus, join weekly online meetups!

Available to Illinois residents 55 and better.

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MAKE CONNECTIONS IN PERSON

Great creative and Age Well together in your neighborhood! Join us for a variety of in-person programs across Chicagoland, and make lasting connections. All those 55 and better are welcome, and all programs are free of charge.

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RISE

An environmental leadership training program presented in partnership with Cornell University and the Village-to-Village Network.

DIGITAL LITERACY

The experts at Candoo Tech present weekly topics from Gmail to YouTube.

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    CHAUTAUQUA INSTITUTION

    Enjoy a complimentary trial of first-class online programs through the Chautauqua Institution—a partner of organizations including the Smithsonian, PBS, and National Geographic.

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