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News for Managing Multiple Chronic Conditions: A qualitative study of the perceptions of older adults, family caregivers and healthcare providers

Informal Caregivers Need Better Support

Published on: April 6, 2018

Change is urgently needed to better support our caregivers, say Drs. Maureen Markle-Reid and Jenny Ploeg 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 her research that improves the quality of life for both patients and their caregivers.

Recent Article: Managing Multiple Chronic Conditions in the Community is in BMC Geriatrics

Published on: February 13, 2017

Findings show a large gap between the needs of older adults and caregivers and the ability of health and social care systems to meet those needs. 

Managing Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Qualitative Study of the Perceptions of Older Adults, Family Caregivers and Healthcare Providers – Research Brief

Published on: October 29, 2015

Little is known about how older adults, family caregivers and health care providers manage multiple chronic conditions (MCC). Approaches that incorporate the perspectives of these groups will result in improved care and better outcomes in managing the complexity of MCC.

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