Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

McMaster University


News for January, 2018

Research Brief: Health Links Caregiver Evaluation Study

Published on: January 31, 2018

ACHRU researchers explored the experiences of caregivers of Health Links (HL) patients. HL was launched by the Ontario Government to integrate care for patients with complex health and social care needs who were high users of hospital and emergency services.

MyST Research Summary: A Web-Based App to Support Collaborative Care in Older Adults with Stroke

Published on: January 30, 2018

Researchers are studying a new way of providing outpatient stroke rehabilitation services for older adults with multiple chronic conditions (MCC) and stroke living in the community.

Engagement of Patients and Caregivers in Patient-Oriented Health Research: Insights Gained from the McMaster University, Aging, Community and Health Research Unit

Published on: January 29, 2018

Join Drs. Maureen Markle-Reid and Jenny Ploeg on February 1 @ 12:00 p.m. as they share insights they’ve gained on involving patients and caregivers in their research.

New Research Summary: Evaluating a New Hospital-to-Home Care Program for Older Adults with Depressive Symptoms

Published on: January 23, 2018

Researchers are studying the application and costs of a promising new program for older adults, with multiple chronic conditions (MCC) and depressive symptoms that aims to improve overall health and reduce hospitalization.

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