Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

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News for March, 2016

Collaborative Leadership & Knowledge Translation Practices Used by Public Health to Engage Community Service Providers in Fall Prevention

Published on: March 18, 2016

Everyone can play a role in fall prevention, and collective action in communities can have a big impact. Learn how Public Health professionals have worked with community service providers and older adults to plan and implement fall prevention projects.

Implementing community-based fall prevention initiatives: A multiple case study of public health – community partnerships

Published on: March 18, 2016

Preventing falls among community-dwelling older adults is an urgent public health priority. At the local level, fall prevention initiatives are often created and implemented by groups that feature a partnership between public health professionals, community service providers and older adults.

Just Released - open access article in the International Journal for Equity in Health

Published on: March 3, 2016

ACHRU researchers have authored 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, in the International Journal for Equity in Health

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