Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

McMaster University

Knowledge Transfer and Publications

Publications

Protocol for a program of research from the Aging, Community and Health Research Unit: Promoting optimal aging at home for older adults with multimorbidity

Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J, Valaitis R, Duggleby W, Fisher K, Fraser K, Ganann R, Griffith L, Gruneir A, McAiney C, Williams A.

(2018)

Journal of Comorbidity, 8, 1-16. doi: 10.1177/2235042x18789508

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Study 1Managing Multiple Chronic Conditions

Managing multiple chronic conditions in the community: a Canadian qualitative study of the experiences of older adults, family caregivers and healthcare providers

Ploeg J, Matthew-Maich N, Fraser K, Dufour S, McAiney C, Kaasalainen S, Markle-Reid M, Upshur R, Emili A.

(2017)

BMC Geriatrics. 17:40. doi: 10.1186/s12877-017-0431-6

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Study 2: The Correlates, Health Outcomes and Costs Associated with MCC

Key factors to consider when measuring multmorbidity: Results from an expert panel and online survey

Griffith L, Gruneir A, Fisher K, Nicholson K, Dilzayn P, Patterson C, Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J, Bierman A, Hogan D, Upshur R.

(2018)

Journal of Comorbidity Volume 8: 1–9 doi: 10.1177/2235042X18795306

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Patterns of health service use in community living older adults with dementia and comorbid conditions: A population-based retrospective cohort study in Ontario, Canada

Griffith L, Gruneir A, Fisher K, Panwani D, Gandhi S, Sheng L, Gafni A, Patterson C, Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J.

(2016)

BMC Geriatrics. 16:177. doi: 10.1186/s12877-016-0351-x

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Comorbidity and its relationship with health service use and cost in community-living older adults with diabetes: A population-based study in Ontario, Canada

Fisher K, Griffith L, Gruneir A, Panjwani D, Gandhi S, Sheng L, Gafni A, Patterson C, Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J.

(2016)

Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 122, 113-123. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2016.10.009

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Increasing comorbidity and health services utilization in older adults with prior stroke

Gruneir A, Griffith L, Fisher K, Panwani D, Gandi S, Sheng L, Patterson C, Gafni A, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M.

(2016)

Neurology. vol. 87 no. 20 2091-2098. http://www.neurology.org/content/early/2016/10/19/WNL.0000000000003329.abstract

 

Study 3Sex and Gender-Based Analysis of Family Caregivers of Older Adults with MCC

Overcoming recruitment challenges for securing a survey sample of caregivers of community-dwelling older adults with multiple chronic conditions

Williams A, Duggleby W, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Moquin H, Yang J.

(2017)

Journal of Human Health Research 1(1):16-24 doi:10.14302/issn.2576-9383.jhhr-17-1787

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Gender and sex differences in carers' health, burden and work outcomes: Canadian carers of community-dwelling older people with multiple chronic conditions

Williams A, Wang L, Duggleby W, Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J. 

(2017)

International Journal of Care and Caring, 1(3), 331-349. doi: 10.1332/239788217X15079062338928

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Feelings of distance and proximity: Exploring the emotional geographies of men caregiving for family members with multiple chronic conditions

Giesbrecht M, Williams A, Duggleby W, Sethi B, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M.

(2017)

Social and Cultural Geography, 1-21. doi: 10.1080/14649365.2017.1347957

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Older adult spouses with multiple chronic conditions: Challenges, rewards, and coping strategies

Peacock S, Sethi G, Williams A, Duggleby W, Bayly M, Swindle J, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M.

(2017) 

Canadian Journal on Aging. Volume 36, Issue 2 June 2017, pp. 209-222 doi: 10.1017/S0714980817000095

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A Canadian qualitative study exploring the diversity of the experience of family caregivers of older adults with multiple chronic conditions using a social location perspective

Williams A, Sethi B, Duggleby W, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Peacock S, Ghosh S.

(2016)

International Journal for Equity in Health. 15(40). doi: 10.1186/s12939-016-0328-6.

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Exploring the daily geographies of diverse men caregiving for family members with multiple chronic conditions

Giesbrecht M, Williams A, Duggleby W, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M.

(2016)

Gender, Place & Culture. 23(11), 1586-1598. doiI: 10.1080/0966369X.2016.1219329

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Factors influencing changes in health related quality of life of caregivers of persons with multiple chronic conditions

Duggleby W, Williams A, Ghosh S, Moquin H, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Peacock S. A.

(2016)

Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 14:81. doi: 10.1186/s12955-016-0486-7

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Study 4: Supporting Mobile Health Technologies for Stroke Survivors with MCC

Designing, implementing and evaluating mobile health technologies for managing chronic conditions in older adults: A scoping review

Matthew-Maich N, Harris L, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Valaitis R, Ibrahim S, Gafni A, Isaacs S.

(2016)

Journal of Medical Internet Research. 4(2):e29. doi: 10.2196/mhealth.5127

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Study 5: Transition Intervention for Caregivers of those with Alzheimer's and MCC

A web-based intervention to help caregivers of older adults with dementia and multiple chronic conditions: A qualitative study

Ploeg J, McAiney C, Duggleby W, Chambers T, Lam A, Peacock S, Fisher K, Forbes D A, Ghosh S, Markle-Reid M, Triscott J, Williams A.

(2018)

Journal of Medical Internet Research  doi:10.2196/aging.8475

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Web-based intervention for family carers of persons with dementia and multiple chronic conditions (My Tools 4 Care): Pragmatic randomized controlled trial

Duggleby W, Ploeg J, McAiney C, Peacock S, Fisher K, Ghosh S, Markle-Reid M, Swindle J, Williams A, Triscott J A C, Forbes D A, Ruiz K J.

(2018)

Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20, 6:e10484 doi: 10.2196/10484

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Study protocol: Pragmatic randomized controlled trial of an internet-based intervention (My Tools 4 Care) for family carers

Duggleby W, Ploeg J, McAiney C, Fisher K, Swindle J, Chambers T, Ghosh S, Peacock S, Markle-Reid M, Triscott J, Williams A, Forbes D, Pollard L.

(2017)

BMC Geriatrics, 17:181. doi: 10.1186/s12877-017-0581-6

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Study 6: Self-Management among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and MCC

Community program improves quality of life and self-management in older adults with diabetes and comorbidity

Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J, Fraser K, Fisher KA, Bartholomew A, Griffith L, Miklavcic J, Gafni A, Thabane L, Upshur R.

(2017)

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) doi:10.1111/jgs.15173

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The ACHRU-CPP versus usual care for older adults with type-2 diabetes and multiple chronic conditions and their family caregivers: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J, Fraser K, Fisher K, Akhtar-Danesh N, Bartholomew A, Gafni A, Gruneir A, Hirst S, Kaasalainen S, Kelly Stradiotto C, Miklavcic J, Rojas-Fernandez C, Sadowski C, Thabane L, Triscott J, Upshur R.

(2017)

Trials.18:55 doi: 10.1186/s13063-017-1795-9

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Study 9Community Assets Supporting Transitions (CAST)

Depression care management interventions for older adults with depression using home health services: Moving the field forward

Markle-Reid M, McAiney C.

(2016)

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14437

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Study 11: Online Interventions for Family Caregivers

Caregiver-Focused, Web-Based Interventions: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (Part 2)

Ploeg J, Ali M U, Markle-Reid M, Valaitis R, Bartholomew A, Fitzpatrick-Lewis D, McAiney C, Sherifali D.

(2018)

Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20(10):e11247. doi: 10.2196/11247

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Impact of Internet-based interventions on caregiver mental health: systematic review and meta-analysis

Sherifali D, Ali M U, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Valaitis R, Bartholomew A, Fitzpatrick-Lewis D, McAiney C.

(2018)

Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20 (7), e10668. doi: 10.2196/10668

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Web-Based interventions to improve mental health, general caregiving outcomes, and general health for informal caregivers of adults with chronic conditions living in the community: Rapid evidence review

Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Valaitis R, McAiney C, Duggleby W, Bartholomew A, Sherifali D.

(2017)

Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19(7) doi:10.2196/jmir.7564

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Diabetes Pilot Study

The Aging, Community and Health Research Unit—Community Partnership Program for older adults with type 2 diabetes and multiple chronic conditions: A feasibility study

Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J, Fisher K, Reimer H, Kaasalainen S, Gafni A, Gruneir A, Kirkconnell R, Marzouk S, Akhtar-Danesh N, Thabane L, Rojas-Fernandez C, Upshur R.

(2016)

Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 2016 2:24 doi: 10.1186/s40814-016-0063-1

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Diabetes ICES paper

Comorbidity burden and health services use in community-living older adults with diabetes mellitus: A retrospective cohort study

Gruneir A, Markle-Reid M, Fisher K, Reimer H, Ploeg J.

(2016)

Canadian Journal of Diabetes. Feb; 40(1):35-42. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2015.09.002

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Falls Publications

Community service provider perceptions of implementing older adult fall prevention in Ontario, Canada: a qualitative study

Dykeman C, Markle-Reid M, Boratto L, Bowes C, Gagne H, McGugan J, Orr-Shaw S.

(2018)

BMC Geriatrics 18:34 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-018-0725-3

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Cost-effectiveness analysis of a multifactorial fall prevention intervention in older home care clients at risk for falling

Isaranuwatchai W, Perdrizet J, Markle-Reid M, Hoch J S.

(2017)

BMC Geriatrics doi: 10.1186/s12877-017-0599-9

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Collaborative leadership and the implementation of community-based fall prevention initiatives: A multiple case study of public health practice within community groups

Markle-Reid M, Dykeman C, Ploeg J, Stradiotto C K, Andrews A, Bonomo S, Orr-Shaw S, Salker N.

(2017)

BMC Health Services, 17:141. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2089-3

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Engaging community organizations in fall prevention for older adults: Moving from research to action

Markle-Reid M, Dykeman C, Reimer H, Goodall C, Boratto L, McGugan J.

(2015)

Canadian Journal of Public Health. 106(4), 189-196.

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ACHRU Trainee Publications

Self-Management of Multiple Chronic Conditions by Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Concept Analysis

Garnett A, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Strachan P.

(2018)

SAGE Open Nursing https://doi.org/10.1177/2377960817752471

 

Integrative review of the social determinants of health in older adults with multimorbidity

Northwood M, Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Sherifali, D.

(2018)

Journal of Advanced Nursing 2018;74:4560. DOI:10.1111/jan.13408

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Quality of care for patients with chronic kidney disease in the primary care setting: A retrospective cohort study from Ontario, Canada

Nash D, Brimble S, Markle-Reid M, McArthur E, Tu K, Nesrallah G E, Grill A, Gang A X.

(2017)

Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease, 4, 1-14. doi:10.1177/2054358117703059

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Understanding interprofessional collaboration in the context of chronic disease management for older adults living in communities: A concept analysis

Bookey-Bassett S, Markle-Reid M, Mckey CA, Akhtar-Danesh N.

(2017)

Journal of Advanced Nursing. Jan;73(1):71-84. doi: 10.1111/jan.13162

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A review of instruments to measure IPC for chronic disease management for community-living older adults

Bookey-Bassett S, Markle-Reid M, McKey CA, Akhtar-Danesh N.

(2016)

Journal of Interprofessional Care. 30(2), 201-210. doi:10.3109/13561820.2015.1123233

 

Other Studies

An exploration of experts’ perceptions on the use of interprofessional education to support collaborative practice in the care of community-living older adults

Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Fisher A, Bookey-Bassett S, Chambers T, Kennedy L, Morsy M, Dufour S.

(2017)

Journal of Interprofessional, Care 1-10. doi.org/10.1080/13561820.2017.1347610

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Implementation and maintenance of patient navigation programs linking primary care with community-based health and social services: a scoping literature review

Valaitis R, Carter N, Lam A, Nicholl J, Feather J, Cleghorn L.

(2017)

BMC Health Services Research (2017) 17:116 DOI 10.1186/s12913-017-2046-1

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Nurse-led interventions to promote optimal aging at home for older adults with multimorbidity and their caregivers: Moving the nursing research agenda forward

Markle-Reid M, Ploeg J.

(2016)

Canadian Journal of Nursing Research. 48(1), 4-6.

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Spreading and sustaining best practices for home care of older adults: A grounded theory study

Ploeg J, Markle-Reid M, Davies B, Higuchi K, Gifford W, Bajnok I, McConnell H, Plenderleith J, Foster S, Bookey-Bassett S.

(2014)

Implementation Science. 9(1): 162. doi: 10.1186/s13012-014-0162-4

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An interprofessional nurse-led mental health promotion intervention for older home care clients with depressive symptoms

Markle-Reid M, McAiney C, Forbes D, Thabane L, Gibson M, Browne G, Hoch JS, Peirce T, Busing B.

(2014)

BMC Geriatrics. 14:62.

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