Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

McMaster University


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.

Stroke Outpatients Embrace MyST’s Team Approach and In-Home Visits

Published on: February 13, 2018

If Candace Coe was a quarterback for stroke patients, she’d be coordinating a touchdown for stroke recovery with a new offensive team for outpatients.

Next Canada Research Chair Seminar: Engagement of Patients & Caregivers in Research

Published on: February 8, 2018

Drs. Maureen Markle-Reid, Jenny Ploeg, and Brenda Smith, Caregiver/Researcher Partner, present the next Canada Research Chair Seminar on Thursday March 1, 2018, 11:30-12:30 p.m.

Research Brief: Health Links Caregiver Evaluation Study

Published on: January 31, 2018

ACHRU researchers explored the experiences of caregivers of Health Links (HL) patients. HL was launched by the Ontario Government to integrate care for patients with complex health and social care needs who were high users of hospital and emergency services.


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