Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

McMaster University


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.

New Video: Insights from a Caregiver Research Partner

Published on: July 23, 2018

If you’re a researcher who wants to make the most of the contributions from caregiver partners, you’ll want to watch our latest video.

New Study: The Costs of Aging-in-Place for Frail Older People

Published on: July 19, 2018

Learn more about this new study co-led by Dr. Rebecca Ganann, on how much it costs patients and their families to support an older person living at home.


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