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

September 12th, 2018

Community Partner - Haven Toronto

The Gilbrea Centre welcomes Haven Toronto as our newest community partner!

September 12th, 2018

KMb Innovation in Aging and Technology Research: Preliminary Results from an Action-Oriented Study

Understanding and Enacting Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) in Large Teams and Across AGE-WELL NCE project releases new research poster

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Upcoming Events


Community Conference

United Nations International Day of Older Persons

Mon, Oct 1, 2018 | 10:00 AM | Hamilton City Hall, 71 Main St. W (2nd level)


Reading Group

Writing in Later Life: Journaling to Build Resilience

Mon, Oct 15, 2018 | 1:00 PM | Ancaster Public Library | 300 Wilson Street East., Ancaster

Dr. Ellen Ryan, Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging, McMaster University


Community Conference

CAG 2018

Thu, Oct 18, 2018 to Sat, Oct 20, 2018 | 12:00 PM | Vancouver, British Columbia