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

November 26th, 2015

Job Opening: Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The Center for Research and Expertise in Social Gerontology (CREGÉS) is offering a $45,000 Post-Doctoral Fellowship. Read more here!

November 24th, 2015

Glenn Miller Talk TODAY!

Don't miss Glenn Miller's talk today - this is the second speaker in the 2015/2016 Speaker Series!

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Upcoming Events


Annual Seminar

Save the Date! Seminar Series Speaker Details Coming Soon

Wed, Jan 20, 2016 | 1:30 PM | MDCL 3023 (Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery)

Laura Tamblyn-Watts, Canadian Centre for Elder Law


Community Conference

Ageing Summit 2016

Tue, Feb 9, 2016 to Thu, Feb 11, 2016
| 9:00 AM | London, UK


Annual Seminar

What is the Colour of the Mind? Investigating Aging Through the Arts & Humanities

Wed, Feb 10, 2016 | 1:30 PM | Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery (MDCL), Room 3023

Andrea Charise