Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces 2013
- Employees in region:
- HQ location:
- Evanston, IL
’10, ’11, ’12, ’13
Mather LifeWays, a unique, non-denominational not-for-profit organization, has been serving older adults in the Chicagoland area for more than 70 years. Mather LifeWays enhances the lives of older adults by creating “Ways to Age Well” through three areas of service. Residential communities provide a high quality of independent living and continuum of care to promote lifelong vitality and quality of life. Mather's-More Than a Café locations make neighborhoods better places for older adults to live and promote older adults as vital, active, lifelong learners and an integral part of the community.
For a glimpse inside the Cafés please visit: http://www.matherlifeways.com/iyc_watchthevideo.asp. Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging conducts applied research and develops award winning, evidence based education programs for professionals who serve older adults. The Institute is a global resource for informaiton about wellness, successful aging service innovations, and educational programming. Mather LifeWays is an industry thought leader with a vision to transform the way society views older adults and the way older adults view themselves.
“I am given the freedom and am encouraged to try new things, implement new ideas, be creative, and take chances.”
“I feel valued and supported in my work. I work with a tremendous group of colleagues throughout the organization.”
“It makes me feel that I'm part of something special.”
“It supports the experience I have, it's fun, rewarding and challenging.”
“The residents. A clean, safe work environment. It is an established institution in the community. Employees are treated well.”