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

May 10th, 2022

2022 Faculty of Social Sciences Internal Award Winners

Gilbrea Centre Associate Director, Nicole Dalmer is awarded Early Career Researcher Award.

February 16th, 2022

Safe places for aging and care? Exploring violence in care for older adults

Join us for the last seminar of the 2021/2022 series.

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Upcoming Events


Community Conference

Living well with dementia: examples of working in partnership with people living with dementia

Tue, May 31, 2022 | 12:00 PM | Online Seminar


Community Conference

2022 Senior Kick off Event

Wed, Jun 1, 2022 | 1:00 AM | Michaelangelo Banquet Hall1555 Upper Ottawa St, Hamilton, ON L8W 3E2


Community Conference

CAG2022: Closing the Research-Practice Gap: Knowledge Mobilization and Implementation Science

Thu, Oct 20, 2022 to Sat, Oct 22, 2022 | 9:00 AM | Regina, SK