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 22nd, 2017

Indicators of Social Isolation Among Hamilton Seniors Report

The Hamilton Seniors Isolation Impact Plan releases a new report on indicators related to social isolation.

Read more of our news stories

Upcoming Events

JAN
10

Annual Seminar

Still Julianne: Projecting Dementia on the Silvering Screen

Wed, Jan 10, 2018 | 1:00 PM | McMaster University | Main Campus | L.R. Wilson Hall | Room 1003

Sally Chivers, Trent University

FEB
05

Community Conference

Mapping the Global Dimensions of Policy 7

Mon, Feb 5, 2018 to Tue, Feb 6, 2018 | 9:00 AM | The conference will be held February 5-6, 2018 at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. 

FEB
07

Annual Seminar

Exploring appropriate approaches to dementia care for Indigenous communities in Canada

Wed, Feb 7, 2018 | 1:00 PM | McMaster University | Main Campus | L.R. Wilson Hall | Room 1003

Kristen Jacklin, University of Minnesota Medical School