Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

McMaster University


Jenny Ploeg to Receive Legacy 2020 Centenary Award of Distinction

Published on: September 23, 2021

Jenny Ploeg will be receiving the Western University Legacy 2020 Centenary Award of Distinction this Saturday September 25, 2021.

Maureen Markle-Reid joins Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

Published on: September 16, 2021

Maureen Markle-Reid and four other professors from McMaster's Faculty of Health Sciences are joining the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) as fellows.

Our Work is Featured in the Latest Diabetes Action Canada Podcast

Published on: July 21, 2021

The latest episode of Diabetes Action Canada’s Actions on Diabetes podcast features our Co-Scientific Director Dr. Rebecca Ganann and our community research partner Ron Beleno, discussing their research about diabetes in older adults.

Dr. Rebecca Ganann Receives Early Researcher Award

Published on: July 19, 2021

Congratulations to ACHRU Co-Scientific Director Dr. Rebecca Ganann, one of nine McMaster researchers to receive funding from the Ontario Research Fund and the Early Researcher Awards Program.

Evidence Review: Partnering with Older Adults and Communities to Develop and Test a Community-Based Program to Enhance Physical and Community Mobility in Older Adults

Published on: June 28, 2021

Researchers from the Aging, Community and Health Research Unit’s EMBOLDEN team have found group-based physical activity programs that combine different types of exercise are most effective in improving mobility in older adults.


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