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

February 20th, 2019

How Does Social Isolation Affect Health?

Read the latest info sheet from the Hamilton Seniors Isolation Impact Plan.

February 20th, 2019

Gilbrea Centre Winter Newsletter

Read the latest news from the Gilbrea Centre

Read more of our news stories

Upcoming Events

MAR
01

Community Conference

'New directions for Research on Ageing: work, care and mobility'

Fri, Mar 1, 2019 to Sat, Mar 2, 2019 | 9:00 AM | Dr. TMA Pai Hall,Manipal Academy Higher Education (MAHE) Manipal, Karnataka- 576104

MAR
15

Community Conference

Persimmon Blackbridge: Constructed Identities

Fri, Mar 15, 2019 | 8:00 AM | Waller Family Lobby, L.R. Wilson Hall, McMaster University

MAR
28

Annual Seminar

Social participation at the intersection of old age and lifelong disability: Showcasing how it feels through a photo novel lens

Thu, Mar 28, 2019 | 2:30 PM | McMaster University | Main Campus | L.R. Wilson Hall, Room 1003

Emilie Raymond , Université Laval