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

July 7th, 2021

Gilbrea Centre: Staffing Change

Welcome to Dr. Meridith Griffin!

April 20th, 2021

NEW! Karl Kinanen Student Research Scholarship

Starting this year, the Karl Kinanen Scholarship will be awarded annually to 1 Undergraduate student ($1500) and 1 Graduate student ($3000) from the department of Health, Aging and Society who, through their research are dedicated to improving the quality of care of older adults and to helping people stay connected in the Hamilton community. The research must be completed in conjunction with a thesis/graduate project.

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Upcoming Events

SEP
23

Community Conference

Aging & Social Change: Eleventh Interdisciplinary Conference

Thu, Sep 23, 2021 to Fri, Sep 24, 2021 | 9:00 AM | Vancouver, BC, Canada

OCT
21

Community Conference

CAG2021: Looking Back for a Vision Forward in Gerontology

Thu, Oct 21, 2021 to Sat, Oct 23, 2021 | 9:00 AM | Toronto, Ontario, Canada...with backup plans for a virtual conference!

CAG

OCT
21

Community Conference

CAG2021 - Hindsight 20/20: Looking Back for a Vision Forward in Gerontology

Thu, Oct 21, 2021 to Sat, Oct 23, 2021 | 9:00 AM | Hilton TorontoToronto, Ontario, Canada