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

January 7th, 2020

Social Disadvantage, Gentrification and Chronic Conditions in Seniors

Join us for our next Gilbrea Seminar on February 5, 2020.

December 18th, 2019

Winter 2019 Newsletter

Catch up on all of our latest news and updates!

Read more of our news stories

Upcoming Events

FEB
05

Annual Seminar

Social Disadvantage, Gentrification and Chronic Conditions in Seniors

Wed, Feb 5, 2020 | 1:00 PM | McMaster University | Main CampusLR Wilson Hall | Room 1003

Ronica Rooks, Fulbright Canada Fellow & Associate Professor, University of Colorado

MAR
25

Annual Seminar

Intersectionality, Gender, Sexual Orientation, and caregiving for partners/spouses in later life

Wed, Mar 25, 2020 | 1:00 PM | McMaster University | Main CampusLR Wilson Hall | Room 1003

Toni Calasanti, Professor, Virginia Tech

APR
20

Reading Group

Writing in Later Life: Legacy Letters

Mon, Apr 20, 2020 | 1:00 PM | Ancaster Library, 300 Wilson St E, Ancaster

Ellen Ryan