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

January 11th, 2017

Hamilton Seniors Isolation Impact Plan (HSIIP)

Learn more about the Hamilton Seniors Isolation Impact Plan with our new info sheet.

January 11th, 2017

Chelsea Gabel: Using Photovoice to Understand Intergenerational Influences on Health and Well-Being in a Labrador Indigenous Community

Missed Chelsea Gabel's seminar on Using Photovoice to Understand Inter-generational Influences on Health and Well-Being in a Labrador Indigenous Community? Watch it here!

Read more of our news stories

Upcoming Events

JAN
26

Special Event

Gilbrea Student Journal Club

Thu, Jan 26, 2017 | 10:30 AM | Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging - McMaster University 1280 Main Street West L.R Wilson Hall, 2nd Floor Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1

FEB
01

Annual Seminar

Inclusion and Engagement in Neighbourhoods: Understanding Person-Place Transactions using Geospatial and Narrative Approaches

Wed, Feb 1, 2017 | 2:30 PM | MDCL 3022 (Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery)

Carri Hand, University of Western Ontario

FEB
06

Special Event

6th Graduate Student Conference on the Internationalization of Public Policy -Mapping the Global Dimensions of Policy

Mon, Feb 6, 2017 to Tue, Feb 7, 2017
| 8:00 AM | McMaster University Main Campus - 1280 Main St. W., Hamilton, Ontario McMaster University Student Centre - CIBC Hall