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

December 19th, 2014

Community-Based Self-Management Intervention for Older Adults with Type 2

Gilbrea Associate Member Maureen Markle-Reid Optimal Aging Optimal Aging Initiative Project Update

December 19th, 2014

Defining the Optimal Combination of Exercise and Nutrition for Maximizing Muscle Mass and Mobility in Aging

Gilbrea Associate Member Gianne Parise and Robert Stuart Phillips Optimal Aging Optimal Aging Initiative Project Update

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Upcoming Events

JAN
22

Annual Seminar

Anonymity and the Role of Conceptualization in Cybersex and Intimacy in Virtual Worlds

Thu, Jan 22, 2015 | 1:00 PM | Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery (MDCL) 3024

David Harris-Smith, McMaster University

FEB
26

Annual Seminar

iAging

Thu, Feb 26, 2015 | 1:00 PM | Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery (MDCL) 2232

Pat Spadafora, Director, Sheridan Center for Elder Research

MAR
26

Annual Seminar

Never Too Old To Be Tech-Savvy

Thu, Mar 26, 2015 | 1:00 PM | McMaster University Medical Centre (MUMC) 1A3

Melissa McSweeney, Ancaster Branch, Hamilton Public Library