Welcome to the Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging in the Faculty of Social Sciences at McMaster University. The Centre serves as a critical hub of research, teaching and outreach.

Our mission is to improve all aspects of the lives of older adults in the community and in long-term care by linking research, education, policy and practice with local, national and global initiatives.

Latest News Items

November 23rd, 2016

November is 'make a will month'

Free public education sessions is being offered by local lawyers on matters relevant those caring for individuals with dementia.

November 23rd, 2016

Theory and Practice of Digital Storytelling for Older Adults

Jessica Pace was awarded a Gilbrea Travel Award to facilitate her travel to CAG 2016. While at the conference, she attended the workshop: Theory and Practice of Digital Storytelling for Older Adults. Learn more about how this workshop relates to her research.

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Upcoming Events

DEC
07

Annual Seminar

New physical activity participation in later life: Aging actively via bodily enculturation

Wed, Dec 7, 2016 | 11:30 AM | MUMC 1J8 (McMaster University Medical Centre - Main Campus) 

Meridith Griffin, Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging, McMaster University

DEC
07

Special Event

Gilbrea Centre Open House

Wed, Dec 7, 2016 | 12:30 PM | Gilbre Centre for Studies in AgingL.R Wilson Hall - 2nd FloorMcMaster University, 1280 Main Street West.

DEC
08

Special Event

Gilbrea Student Member Journal Club

Thu, Dec 8, 2016 | 11:30 AM | Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging L.R. Wilson Hall Building, 2nd floor