Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

McMaster University


Support for Caregivers of Older Adults with Dementia

Published on: January 14, 2019

January is Alzheimer Awareness Month in Canada. Did you know caregivers of older adults with dementia and multiple chronic conditions can find support online?

Online Tools Support Caregivers

Published on: November 27, 2018

Our latest article is featured on the McMaster University School of Nursing website. Caregiver-focused, web-based interventions: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Part 2, was recently published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.

ACHRU Research Featured in Special CMAJ Supplement

Published on: November 7, 2018

We’re pleased to have our research featured in a special patient-oriented research supplement in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) being released today.

Fall Prevention for Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment Event

Published on: November 1, 2018

Maureen Markle-Reid will join a panel of experts to discuss what is needed to minimize the risk of falls for older adults in this event hosted by the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA) on November 8th, 2018.

Dr. Jenny Ploeg Receives Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) Award

Published on: October 24, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Jenny Ploeg for receiving the CAG Recognition Award for Excellence in Student Mentoring: In Honour of Evelyn Shapiro


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