Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

McMaster University

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News for Sex- and Gender-Based Analysis of Family Caregivers of Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions

Informal Caregivers Need Better Support

Published on: April 6, 2018

Change is urgently needed to better support our caregivers, say Drs. Jenny Ploeg and Maureen Markle-Reid in The Conversation Canada.

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.

Caregiver check-up: roles, burdens & support

Published on: April 5, 2016

Watch our new video about Study 3: Sex- and Gender-Based Analysis of Family Caregivers of Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions.

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

Research Brief: Sex- and Gender-Based Analysis of Family Caregivers of Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions

Published on: October 26, 2015

Maintaining caregiver health is critical, yet we know little about how to sustain the health of caregivers, which is affected by social location. Social location refers to the multiple roles occupied by individuals at any given time, conditioned by sex, gender, age, education, income, employment status, culture, geography, social connectedness, and other determinants.

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.

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