Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

McMaster University

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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.

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.

Recent Publications

Published on: March 22, 2018

Read our recent publications from our researchers and trainees.

Innovative Community-Based Model for Diabetes Care Moves Forward

Published on: March 20, 2018

Drs. Jenny Ploeg, Maureen Markle-Reid, and Ruta Valaitis are pleased to receive $1.8 million in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), in partnership with Diabetes Action Canada (DAC) and the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA) to test their community-based diabetes self-management program.

Research Brief: Online Interventions for Family Caregivers

Published on: March 6, 2018

This three-part study investigated online interventions for family caregivers of older adults with multiple chronic conditions. Web-based programs can offer a means of support to these caregivers.

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