Inside the $200 Million Senior Living Highrise Reshaping Norfolk’s Skyline

While highrise senior living projects are grabbing headlines in major metropolitan areas such as New York City and Washington, D.C., the trend is also playing out in smaller cities around the country. One case in point is a 24-story continuing care retirement community (CCRC) expansion that recently topped out in Norfolk, becoming the tallest residential […]

Mather CEO: We Adapted $475M Highrise Project to Pandemic, Are 70% Pre-Sold

Mather was not planning for a global pandemic when the organization embarked on the creation of a $475 million-plus life plan community near Washington, D.C. But after Covid-19 struck, Mather listened to consumers, adapted the project design and reached the 70% pre-sold mark in September. That’s three months ahead of the schedule that was set […]

Mather, Chautauqua Partnership Brings Acclaimed Education and Arts Program to Senior Living

Mather is linking up with celebrated arts and culture organization Chautauqua Institution to bring virtual programming to the masses. The Evanston, Illinois-based senior living nonprofit on Monday announced a new partnership with the Chautauqua Institution, an education center and summer resort located next to Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state. Under the partnership, Mather […]

Changemakers: Mary Leary, President and CEO of Mather

Having been at the helm of Mather for nearly 18 years, Mary Leary is no stranger to change. She formerly held an executive role with Classic Residence by Hyatt and today brings her experience both in for-profit and not-for-profit senior living to some new innovations the not-for-profit Mather is driving forward. Among her recent claims […]

Movers & Shakers: Hutchens Exits New Senior Board; Discovery Names Resident Experience VP

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Wellness 2.0: Life Plan Communities Customize Programs to Boost Engagement

The wellness trend has taken the senior living industry by storm — but simply encouraging more healthy habits or offering one-size-fits-all wellness programs may not work. Residents carry with them certain innate behavioral traits and personalities that may affect their overall health and wellness outcomes, suggesting that providers need to think about catering their offerings […]

Senior Living Nonprofits Quietly Collaborate In Under-the-Radar Group

Non-profit senior living providers across the U.S. have in recent years looked to mergers and affiliations as a way to gain scale and thrive in the face of industry headwinds. But some of these arrangements also come with a price: In order to join forces, at least one party needs to give up some degree […]

Nonprofit Provider Mather Hits Refresh On Its Brand

Mather LifeWays is now known simply as Mather. The Evanston, Illinois-based senior living nonprofit officially dropped “LifeWays” from its name and introduced a new logo and look on Monday. The rebranding was aimed at updating the organization’s name for the next generation of senior living residents while still paying tribute to its namesake, Alonzo Mather. […]