Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

McMaster University


ACHRU Research Featured in Special CMAJ Supplement

Published on: November 7, 2018

We’re pleased to have our research featured in a special patient-oriented research supplement in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) being released today.

Fall Prevention for Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment Event

Published on: November 1, 2018

Maureen Markle-Reid will join a panel of experts to discuss what is needed to minimize the risk of falls for older adults in this event hosted by the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA) on November 8th, 2018.

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.


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