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 29th, 2015

Job Posting - Research Assistant at Wilfred Laurier University

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July 29th, 2015

Thank you to our 400 followers on Twitter!

The Gilbrea Centre has just surpassed 400 Twitter followers. Click here to read more about this milestone!

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Upcoming Events


Reading Group

The Stone Angel

Fri, Sep 25, 2015 | 1:30 PM | Kenneth Taylor Hall Room 227a

Ellen Ryan, McMaster University


Community Conference

Facing the Challenges of Aging and Dying

Fri, Oct 16, 2015 to Sun, Oct 18, 2015 | 8:00 AM | Queen's University, Kingston, ON