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 14th, 2020

Acting Director: Gavin Andrews

We would like to welcome Gavin Andrews as the new Acting Director of the Centre.

May 12th, 2020

Gilbrea Spring 2020 Newsletter

Read the latest news from the Gilbrea Centre.

Read more of our news stories

Upcoming Events


Community Conference

Seniors 2020 Kick off Event

Thu, Oct 1, 2020 | 10:00 AM | Michaelangelo's Banquet Hall1555 Upper Ottawa Street

City of Hamilton


Community Conference

CANCELLED: CAG2020: Closing the Research-Practice Gap: Knowledge Mobilization & Implementation Science

Thu, Oct 22, 2020 to Sat, Oct 24, 2020 | 9:15 AM | Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada 


Community Conference

Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting 2020

Wed, Nov 4, 2020 to Sun, Nov 8, 2020 | 9:00 AM | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania