Awards honors, and recognition

Helping older adults is rewarding in so many ways

We’re proud to be recognized for what we do—whether it’s local recognition for our philanthropy efforts or an industry award for the quality of care we provide in our Life Plan Communities. Here is a short sample of the honors that mean the most to us. If you’re interested in seeing more, you can download a PDF of our complete awards list.

Recognition for our commitment to attracting and retaining extraordinary employees

Mather LifeWays strong focus on our employees’ health and wellness includes offering attractive and sometimes unique benefits.

  • Illinois’ Healthiest Midsize Employer
  • One of “Chicago’s Top Workplaces” by Chicago Tribune
  • Pathways to Greatness Clifton Larson Allen

Local love for giving back to the community

In the spirit of our founder, philanthropist Alonzo Mather, Mather LifeWays supports the community. We’ve been recognized for contributions of volunteering, giving, partnerships, and more.

  • Splendido’s Champion Award from Interfaith Community Services for local philanthropy
  • Inaugural City of Evanston Economic Impact Award
  • City of Chicago Recognition – Mather LifeWays in Edgewater
  • Art Supporter Award from SAACA Award – Splendido

Recognition for architectural design that’s more than a pretty facade

Our senior living residences are built with an eye on comfort, functionality, and environmental standards—as well as design that fits with the surroundings.

  • Senior Housing News Design and Architecture Award for a Life Plan Community
  • Mather Place NAHB Award
  • NAHB Silver Awards for Best Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) (Life Plan Community)
  • SHN Architecture Award
  • NARA active retirement – (CCRC) (Life Plan Community)

Recognition for sharing knowledge and ideas

Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging has been recognized for its outstanding contributions with the 2014 Excellence in Research and Education Award from LeadingAge. This award recognizes the Institute for its outstanding contributions in developing evidence-based research and education programs, translating research into practice, and disseminating new resources widely throughout the field of aging.

  • LeadingAge Excellence in Research and Education Award
  • NIC – Prudential Real Estate Investors Award for Best Research Paper in the Seniors Housing & Care Journal

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