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

May 12th, 2020

Gilbrea Spring 2020 Newsletter

Read the latest news from the Gilbrea Centre.

March 17th, 2020

Gilbrea Centre - COVID-19

At the Gilbrea Centre we are serious about slowing the pace of COVID-19 and keeping those vulnerable in our community safe.

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Upcoming Events


Community Conference

Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC)

Sun, Jul 26, 2020 to Thu, Jul 30, 2020 | 3:15 PM | Amsterdam, Netherlands


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