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

June 16th, 2015

Health and the Whole Person: A Healing Arts Conference

A Gilbrea Student Member wrote about their experience at the Health and the Whole Person: A Healing Arts Conference held on Wednesday May 27th. Read more about the exciting workshops and their thoughts!

June 11th, 2015

Job Opportunity: Social Protection Policy Intern at HelpAge International Secretariat

Read more about an intern opportunity based at HelpAge International Secretariat, London.

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Upcoming Events


Community Conference

CAG 2015 - From Possibility to Practice in Aging: Shaping a Future for All

Fri, Oct 23, 2015 to Sun, Oct 25, 2015 | 9:00 AM | Calgary, Alberta