Mather Advances Plans for $460M High-Rise Near D.C.

The pieces are coming together for The Mather, a $460 million high-rise life plan community just outside Washington, D.C. The Mather is a forthcoming 378-unit life plan community in Tysons, Virginia that will span two high-rise towers — one that is 18 stories tall and another that is 27 stories tall — and also include […]

Movers & Shakers: Ryan Companies Names CFO; Mather’s New SVP of Strategic Initiatives

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Life Plan Communities Excel at Promoting Wellness Among Residents

Residents of life plan communities across the United States are generally experiencing higher levels of wellbeing than older adults living in the general population. That’s according to newly released findings from The Age Well Study, conducted by Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging in partnership with Northwestern University and a variety of senior living industry organizations. […]

National Study Points to Wellness Benefits of Life Plan Communities

Residents of life plan communities say they have greater levels of wellness than older adults in home- and community-based settings. That’s according to newly released first-year results from the Age Well Study, a collaboration between the Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging — the research arm of Evanston, Illinois-based senior housing provider Mather LifeWays — and nearby […]

In the Pipeline: Wolff’s Revel Scottsdale; Watercrest, Titan Unveil Florida Project

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards. Sign up for the SHN Architecture & Design Newsletter from SHN for updates on architecture and design trends, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Wolff Plans Independent Living Apartments in Arizona Private equity firm and developer The Wolff Company […]

Watermark, Mather Improve Resident Experiences with THRIVE Approach

Watermark Retirement Communities, Mather LifeWays and the University of Arizona recently teamed up on a project to improve the quality of life for senior housing residents, with promising early results. The effort was several years in the making, and involved funding from the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA). “I was on the executive board of […]

Mather, JLL Engage with Universities to Draw Students to Senior Living

With the senior living industry facing a workforce crisis, it’s becoming increasingly urgent to draw talented students to the sector. Two different projects, one involving non-profit provider Mather Lifeways and the other involving commercial real estate firm JLL, showcase the potential payoffs if senior living professionals and residents can engage with college students. The projects […]

Senior Housing Crystal Ball: Top Execs’ 2018 Predictions

Now that 2017 has officially come to a close, the senior housing industry is looking ahead to what 2018 may bring. Here’s what some top industry executives are predicting when it comes to staffing, regulations, resident preferences and more in the new year: Chris Winkle, CEO of Sunrise Senior Living: “2018 will bring continued opportunities to […]