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

September 2nd, 2020

Gilbrea is going virtual!

Check back soon for our 2020/2021 Gilbrea Seminar Series lineup.

August 26th, 2020

Gilbrea Centre: 2019 at a Glance

Learn more about what the Gilbrea Centre has been up to with our 2019 "At a Glance" summary.

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Upcoming Events


Community Conference

Aging & Social Change: Tenth Interdisciplinary Conference (ONLINE)

Thu, Sep 24, 2020 to Fri, Sep 25, 2020 | 9:00 AM | Online


Community Conference

Seniors 2020 Kick off Event

Thu, Oct 1, 2020 | 10:00 AM | Michaelangelo's Banquet Hall1555 Upper Ottawa Street

City of Hamilton


Community Conference

CANCELLED: CAG2020: Closing the Research-Practice Gap: Knowledge Mobilization & Implementation Science

Thu, Oct 22, 2020 to Sat, Oct 24, 2020 | 9:15 AM | Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada