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 11th, 2019

Trent Conference reclaims aging from the margins

Alison Ross received a Gilbrea Travel Award to faciliate her attendance at the TrentAging 2019 conference.

September 10th, 2019

Fall 2019 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter is now out!

Read more of our news stories

Upcoming Events


Community Conference

CAG2019: Navigating the Tides of Aging Together

Thu, Oct 24, 2019 to Sat, Oct 26, 2019 | 9:00 AM | Research Centre on Aging, Université de MonctonMoncton, New Brunswick, Canada

The Canadian Association on Gerontology, https://cag2019.ca/


Special Event

Gilbrea Student Group Meeting

Mon, Nov 11, 2019 | 12:30 PM | Gilbrea Centre | LR. Wilson Hall | 2nd Floor

Gilbrea Student Group


Community Conference

Seniors - Let's Talk! Civic EngAGEment Series 2019

Tue, Nov 12, 2019 | 9:00 AM | Toronto Central Grosvenor St. YMCA Central20 Grosvenor StreetToronto, ON