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 24th, 2016

Welcome Thrive Group!

The Gilbrea Centre would like to welcome our newest community partner: Thrive Group!

May 24th, 2016

INCG Blog Post: Thinking Through Age Relations

Read the latest blog post from the International Network of Critical Gerontology.

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Upcoming Events


Community Conference

Seniors Kickoff

Mon, May 30, 2016 | 10:00 AM | Sarcoa Restaurant, 57 Discovery Drive, Hamilton, ON


Community Conference

Mental Health Matters: Depression and Anxiety in Older Adults

Wed, Jun 8, 2016 | 6:30 PM | McMaster Innovation Park, 175 Longwood Road South, Hamilton, ON

Michael Landsberg and Dr. Doug Oliver


Community Conference

Conference: Our Future is Aging: Current Research on Knowledge, Practice, and Policy

Thu, Jun 16, 2016 to Fri, Jun 17, 2016
| 9:15 AM | Mount Saint Vincent University, Halfiax, Nova Scotia