Inspiring ways to live well,
play well, and Age Well

Welcome to Mather LifeWays,

where we bring possibilities to life

It doesn’t matter who you are or where you live, Mather LifeWays wants to make your journey of aging a better one. That’s why we focus on creating Ways to Age Well.SM From our unique senior living residences to inspiring community-based programs to a wealth of online resources for older adults, we’re making everyday experiences extraordinary ones.

Explore how we create Ways to Age Well

Mather’s—More Than a Café

These are friendly neighborhood places for the community to eat well, learn well, and Age Well.

Visit Our Cafés
Neighborhood Programs

Find ways to connect, have fun, and try new things.

Explore Our Programs
Our Residences

Each senior living residence is a place to explore your passions and look forward to looking forward.

Tour Our Residences
Institute on Aging

Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging conducts and shares applied research for those who serve older adults.

Visit Our Institute

Work at Mather LifeWays— Impact people’s lives by doing what you love to do

At Mather LifeWays, we believe in creating unique opportunities and exciting possibilities—both for the older adults we serve and the professionals we employ.

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A job well done

Mather LifeWays was named a top place to work by the Chicago Tribune four years in a row.

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See Our
Café Plus Model

Find out how to attract and serve older adults in your community.

See Our Model

Donate to
Mather LifeWays

Mather Possibilities provides financial support for initiatives that would not otherwise be possible.

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Ways to #AgeWell

Mather LifeWays created Ways to #AgeWell to provide research-based tips that can help people of all ages Age Well. From simple habits that boost brain health to easy steps toward building resilience and happiness, each small tidbit can make a big difference in your life.

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