A neighborhood place to eat well learn well, play well, Age Well

Three Chicago locations serving tasty food and a full menu of lifelong learning and fun

Our Mather’s—More Than a Café locations aren’t just restaurants serving delicious, made-to-order meals. For those 50 and better, they offer a lot more—like live entertainment, fitness classes, day trips, and lifelong learning opportunities. From watercolor workshops to lectures on Chicago history to Latin dance classes, there’s something for everyone at Mather’s—More Than a Café. There’s no membership—everyone is welcome to come in, grab a bite or a bottomless cup of coffee, and check out what’s happening that day.

Stop by your nearest Mather’s—More Than a Café and see for yourself!

Norwood Park

7134 W. Higgins Avenue
Chicago, IL 60656
Phone: (773) 774.4804

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Portage Park

3235 N. Central Avenue
Chicago, IL 60634
Phone: (773) 205.3300

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Chatham

33 E. 83rd Street
Chicago, IL 60619
Phone: (773) 488.2801

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Explore fascinating topics… without leaving home

Mather LifeWays Telephone Topics

Telephone Topics offer FREE, live telephone presentations and discussions on… well, just about everything! Do chair yoga or meditation exercises. Learn about Chicago history, famous people, and architecture. There’s so much to learn, and it’s all just a phone call away.

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Ways to #AgeWell

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