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

October 13th, 2014

Gilbrea Centre to co-host Canadian Association on Gerontology Conference

McMaster University’s Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging will be on the national stage this October as they host the 43rd-annual Canadian Association of Gerontology Scientific and Educational Meeting.

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Upcoming Events


Annual Seminar

Technologies for Aging Gracefully

Thu, Nov 20, 2014 | 1:00 PM | DeGroote School of Business (DSB) 505

Ron Baecker, Director TAGlab, University of Toronto


Annual Seminar

Anonymity and the Role of Conceptualization in Cybersex and Intimacy in Virtual Worlds

Thu, Jan 22, 2015 | 1:00 PM | Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery (MDCL) 3024

David Harris-Smith, McMaster University