Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

McMaster University

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MyST Research Summary: A Web-Based App to Support Collaborative Care in Older Adults with Stroke

Published on: January 30, 2018

Researchers are studying a new way of providing outpatient stroke rehabilitation services for older adults with multiple chronic conditions (MCC) and stroke living in the community.

Engagement of Patients and Caregivers in Patient-Oriented Health Research: Insights Gained from the McMaster University, Aging, Community and Health Research Unit

Published on: January 29, 2018

Join Drs. Maureen Markle-Reid and Jenny Ploeg on February 1 @ 12:00 p.m. as they share insights they’ve gained on involving patients and caregivers in their research.

New Research Summary: Evaluating a New Hospital-to-Home Care Program for Older Adults with Depressive Symptoms

Published on: January 23, 2018

Researchers are studying the application and costs of a promising new program for older adults, with multiple chronic conditions (MCC) and depressive symptoms that aims to improve overall health and reduce hospitalization.

New JAGS Article: Community-Based Program Improves Quality of Life for Older Adults with Diabetes and Other Chronic Conditions

Published on: December 5, 2017

Older adults with diabetes and other chronic conditions, who participated in the ACHRU’s community-based program, had improved quality of life, reduced depressive symptoms and better self-management with no extra healthcare cost compared to usual care.

Successful Integrated Knowledge Translation: What Do Our Knowledge Users Think?

Published on: November 20, 2017

In this study ACHRU researchers are exploring knowledge users’ perceptions of factors influencing engagement, knowledge exchange, uptake and impact.

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