Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

McMaster University


MIRA | Collaborative for Health & Aging webinar series: Pivoting a large-scale aging research initiative due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Published on: February 8, 2021

Drs. Brenda Vrkljan and Marla Beauchamp present the first MIRA | Collaborative for Health & Aging webinar on Friday February 26, 2021, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Older caregivers struggling with extra burdens of home care during COVID-19

Published on: February 1, 2021

Former ACHRU trainee Anna Garnett and ACHRU co-investigator Melissa Northwood have authored the article in the Conversation along with Ruheena Sangrar of the University of Manitoba.

Next Canada Research Chair Seminar: Methodological considerations for the use of distinct quantitative and qualitative samples in mixed methodological health research

Published on: January 22, 2021

Vanier Canada Scholar and PhD student Carly Whitmore will present the next Canada Research Chair Seminar on Thursday February 18th, 2021, 12:00pm - 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time, online via Zoom.

ACHRU Trainee Patricia Julian Receives a Master of Science in Nursing

Published on: January 11, 2021

As a nurse, Patricia Julian witnessed firsthand the distress caregivers experience when older adults with Delirium Superimposed on Dementia (DSD) are hospitalized.

Partnering principles and strategies: A guidance document for researchers, patients and caregivers

Published on: December 14, 2020

A step-by-step guide to plan for and involve patient, caregiver, and public research partners is now available online at under ‘Resources’.


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