Creature comforts—all taken care of

Let’s always allow ourselves choices in life

Whether the perfect life means always being on the go, or being more of a homebody, at The Mather the choice is yours. To accommodate each individual’s wishes, we’ve given thought to just about everything.

In your home

Home has never been so sweet

  • All utilities (except telephone) are covered, including electricity, heat, air conditioning, water, basic cable television, and even real estate taxes
  • Housecleaning service every other week
  • Spectacular views of Lake Michigan, the sweeping Chicago skyline, scintillating streetscapes, or serene gardens
  • 24-hour emergency call system
  • Access to The Mather Life Centre, offering assisted living, memory support, and long-term care, if needed
  • Choice of Life Care or 90-Day Plans that provide long-term care and financial coverage
  • Personal assistance to help coordinate your move to The Mather
Around your home

Live. Relax. Enjoy.

  • Professional building, grounds, and home maintenance, including snow and rubbish removal
  • 24-hour concierge
  • Dining packages that can be used at any of our restaurants
  • Personal storage area
  • Professional, on-site management team
  • Inspiring social, educational, and cultural programs
  • 10,000-square-foot Cotton Spa™ and Fitness Center, 20-meter saline pool, warm water therapy pool, sauna, and steam showers
  • Movie theater with daily showings
  • A well-stocked library
  • An inviting parlor adjacent to the lobby
  • A great room that opens onto a garden
  • A living room for relaxing by the fire
  • Scheduled shuttle transportation to shopping and appointments
  • In-home communication channel for updates and information
  • Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet services in first-floor amenity areas
  • A climate-controlled walkway connecting The Mather North and The Mather South
  • Acoustically-engineered spaces for optimum comfort
Optional services

Amenities tailored to your life

  • Day services at Cotton Spa™
  • Personal fitness coach
  • Business center services
  • Select classes, programs, and trips
  • Catering service while dining in our private dining room, Generations, or in your home
  • Guest meals
  • Guest suites
  • Specialty Sunday brunches
  • Laundry services and additional housekeeping to personal specifications
  • Special-request repairs and services
  • Private transportation
  • Enclosed, climate-controlled garage
  • Access to guest suites at Splendido at Rancho Vistoso in Tucson, Arizona, a Mather LifeWays-operated Life Plan Community that is co-owned with The Plaza Companies
NARA: Best CCRC, Best Amenities
  • 2010 Gold Award, Best Continuing Care Retirement Community
  • 2010 Gold Award, Best Amenities in a Retirement Community
  • 2008 Gold Award, Best Proposed Continuing Care Retirement Community
  • 2008 Gold Award, Best Community Brochure
  • 2007 Gold Award, Best Active Adult/Retirement Property Advertisement

Awarded by National Active Retirement Association. Recognizes projects which focus on meeting the demands of active mature adults across the country.

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Guide to The Mather

Someday Starts Here

Take a detailed tour of The Mather from the comfort of your couch.

  • Get an inside look at Repriorment Living
  • Review the monthly cost calculator
  • Explore apartment home floor plans

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