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

June 19th, 2018

Exploring appropriate approaches to dementia care for Indigenous communities in Canada

Dr. Jacklin's seminar series talk is now available to watch online!

June 12th, 2018

Rural aging research: insights from the frontiers of gerontology

Missed our March seminar series talk by Professor Mark Skinner? You can now watch it on our YouTube Channel!

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Upcoming Events


Community Conference

Let's Take the Bus Workshop & Lunch

Mon, Jun 25, 2018 | 10:00 AM | YWCA Churchill Active Living Centre1715 Main Street EastHamilton

Hamilton Council on Aging


Community Conference

Hamilton Police Service Presentation on Safety for Older Adults

Tue, Jun 26, 2018 | 10:00 AM | Good Shepherd Centre 10 Pearl Street N Hamilton, ON

Hamilton Police Services


Community Conference

International Federation on Ageing 14th Global Conference

Wed, Aug 8, 2018 to Fri, Aug 10, 2018 | 12:30 PM | Toronto