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

August 8th, 2018

Seniors of Canada Project

The Gilbrea Centre student group dispel of stereotypes of ageing through images and stories.

June 29th, 2018

Temporary Summer Closure Announcement

Please be advised that the Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging will be temporarily closed for summer holiday starting July 2nd and re-opening on August 1st.

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Upcoming Events


Community Conference

CAG 2018

Thu, Oct 18, 2018 to Sat, Oct 20, 2018 | 12:00 PM | Vancouver, British Columbia


Community Conference


Tue, May 28, 2019 to Fri, May 31, 2019 | 9:00 AM | Trent UniversityPeterborough, Canada