Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

McMaster University


News for Strengthening Community-Based Stroke Care: A Feasibility Study of a Community Navigation and Rehabilitation Intervention that Includes a Mobile Health Solution. My Stroke Team (MyST)

New Video: Post-stroke intervention helps older adults transition home from hospital

Published on: October 9, 2018

In our latest video hear from researchers, a patient and members of the healthcare team on how our post-stroke intervention helps improve the move from hospital to home for older stroke patients with chronic conditions.

Dr. Maureen Markle-Reid is Building a Brighter World

Published on: April 6, 2018

Dr. Markle-Reid is profiled on McMaster University’s website for research that improves the quality of life for both patients and their caregivers.

Stroke Outpatients Embrace MyST’s Team Approach and In-Home Visits

Published on: February 13, 2018

If Candace Coe was a quarterback for stroke patients, she’d be coordinating a touchdown for stroke recovery with a new offensive team for outpatients.

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.

My Stroke Team (MyST) app in the Globe and Mail

Published on: November 23, 2016

The ACHRU’s MyST app is included in the special feature of the national newspaper with researchers from the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA).

Celebrate Nursing Week 2016 by video on ACHRU key research principles

Published on: May 13, 2016

Did you know one of the key principles of ACHRU research is an inter-professional nurse-led team based approach to patient care? Drs. Maureen Markle-Reid and Jenny Ploeg and the ACHRU research team invite you to celebrate Nursing Week 2016 by watching our video on ACHRU key research principles.

Pilot study on the app created infographic

Published on: October 26, 2015

Usability study objectives: To test the acceptability and usability of a mobile health solution to support an integrated team approach to community-based stroke rehabilitation in home care for older stroke survivors with multiple chronic conditions.

ACHRU Study 8 Video: Community-based Stroke Care: Evaluating a Mobile App

Published on: September 14, 2015

A new video about Study 8: Community-based Stroke Care: Evaluating a Mobile App has been added to our YouTube channel.

New video release: ACHRU Key Principles

Published on: August 24, 2015

ACHRU research key principles include a focus on client-centred care, support for the caregivers in their caregiver role, among others.

Researchers develop mobile health app

Published on: April 23, 2015

To understand the current community stroke healthcare landscape, interviews and focus groups were conducted with 28 providers to identify current challenges for community-based stroke care in Ontario along with 10 consultations with 23 key stakeholders involved with Canadian stroke rehabilitation.

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