Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

McMaster University

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ACHRU Scientific Directors Share on Stroke App at Tech Event

Published on: November 14, 2017

Maureen Markle-Reid and Ruta Valaitis presented their mobile application for stroke rehabilitation with researchers, graduate students and industry partners at a Technology & Design for Optimal Aging event at McMaster University last week.

New Publication: How Researchers Are Evaluating an Online Support Tool for Caregivers of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease

Published on: September 26, 2017

The ACHRU’s latest journal article in BMC Geriatrics, outlines how a randomized control trial (RCT) is being used to evaluate My Tools 4 Care (MT4C). The internet-based intervention is aimed at supporting caregivers through changes they experience in their roles, relationships and health.

ACHRU Co-Scientific Director is Part of Team Researching Best Ways for Public Health and LHINs to Work Together

Published on: September 7, 2017

Dr. Ruta Valaitis has been invited to be the Phase 1 Academic co-lead on the Public Health Units and LHINs study.

The ACHRU Welcomes Four New Research Interns

Published on: July 10, 2017

You’ll see some new faces at the ACHRU this summer, Montana, Maverick, Sara and Conrad are furthering their learning in optimal aging research.

Dr. Ruta Valaitis is the Closing Keynote Speaker at the Community Health Nurses of Canada (CHNC) Conference

Published on: June 22, 2017

Dr. Valaitis talks about the changing landscape of health services delivery in health system transformation in primary care, public health, home health and acute care at the 12th National CHNC Conference this afternoon.

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