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 19th, 2016

INCG Blog: ‘Homelike’ long-term care: An achievable goal?

Read the latest blog post from the International Network of Critical Gerontology, a research network associated with the Gilbrea Centre.

July 13th, 2016

INCG Blog: Visualizing Dementia in Southern Labrador

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

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Upcoming Events

OCT
14

Reading Group

Aging Writers: Intergenerational Stories, Memoir, Poetry, and Fiction

Fri, Oct 14, 2016 | 1:30 PM | McMaster University (1280 Main Street West, Hamilton) Kenneth Taylor Hall, Room 227A

Ellen Ryan

OCT
20

Community Conference

CAG 2016

Thu, Oct 20, 2016 to Sat, Oct 22, 2016
| 8:30 AM | Montréal, Québec. Hotel Bonaventure 

NOV
04

Reading Group

Aging Writers: Intergenerational Stories, Memoir, Poetry, and Fiction

Fri, Nov 4, 2016 | 1:30 PM | McMaster University (1280 Main Street West, Hamilton) Kenneth Taylor Hall, Room 227A

Ellen Ryan