The Mather Offers New Retirement Living Option for the Tysons Area

TYSONS, VA (June 26, 2019) – Now that entitlements have been approved in a unanimous vote by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors at its June 25, 2019, meeting, Mather LifeWays announces it is now accepting deposits for apartment homes at The Mather, a new Life Plan Community for people 62 and better, in Tysons, Virginia.

“We are thrilled to have received approval for this exciting new community,” said Mather LifeWays CEO and President, Mary Leary. “The Mather will offer apartment homes with SMART home technology, amenity-rich community spaces, and luxury of a different kind for those who wish to plan ahead to live life to the fullest.”

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In Later Years, Your House May Be Bad for Your Health

The recent results of the first of a five-year study being conducted by Chicago-based Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging and Northwestern University, found that nearly 70% of Life Plan Community (also known as Continuing Care Retirement Community) residents stated that moving into such a community, “somewhat or greatly improved their social wellness.” Including more than 5,000 residents in 80 Life Plan Communities across 29 states, the survey also found that residents of the communities (which typically offer independent living, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing in a single location) scored higher across five of six recognized facets of wellness than about 1,000 peer group older adults living in the community at large – including greater emotional, social, physical, intellectual and vocational wellness.

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Viva Tysons: The Mather: At the Intersection of Wellness and Walkable

As Tysons Corner continues its transformation from a business district
dominated by offices and shopping to a new identity as a community with an ever expanding range of housing options and pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods, it finds itself intersecting with the wellness revolution now shaping adult and senior living and embracing the dramatic shifts in the housing targeted to older residents by capitalizing on the benefits of mixed-use development.

Mature adults and young seniors are increasingly attuned to their physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual health and wellness. More and more, they are looking for communities that can offer them the services, amenities and opportunities that will deliver personalized wellbeing in every facet of their lives, improving overall quality of life.

Enter The Mather, a forward thinking “life plan community” for people 62 and older.

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