Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

McMaster University


Dr. Jenny Ploeg Receives Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) Award

Published on: October 24, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Jenny Ploeg for receiving the CAG Recognition Award for Excellence in Student Mentoring: In Honour of Evelyn Shapiro

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.

Weighing In On What it Takes To Age Well

Published on: October 1, 2018

The UN has declared October 1st the International Day of Older Persons. Drs. Jenny Ploeg, Maureen Markle-Reid and other researchers from McMaster University’s Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA) share eight ways to age well, according to their findings.

What Have Our Researchers Been Up To?

Published on: September 24, 2018

You’ll be interested in reading our latest publications. We’ve made it easy for you, browse the highlights or click on the link to read more

Op-ed: We Must Do More For Seniors Coming Home From Hospital

Published on: August 30, 2018

Improving the transition from hospital to home will help us create a better system that’s both more efficient and cost-effective and improve the standard of care for seniors, say Drs. Maureen Markle-Reid and Ruta Valaitis in the Vancouver Sun.


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