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

August 2nd, 2022

Dementia Friendly Communities What are they? Why do they matter?

Free, Public Lecture by Gilbrea Centre Director, Dr. Anthea Innes on Sept 22nd at 7-8:30PM at the Burlington Art Gallery.

June 14th, 2022

Spring 2022 Newsletter

Happy Spring!

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Upcoming Events

SEP
22

Community Conference

Gertrude Cetinski lectureship 2022 - Dementia Friendly Communities What are they? Why do they matter?

Thu, Sep 22, 2022 | 7:00 PM | Art Gallery of Burlington - 1333 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington (free parking)

Dr. Anthea Innes , Hosted by: Alzheimer Society of Brant, Haldimand Norfolk, Hamilton Halton

SEP
28

Community Conference

Narratives and Counter Narratives of Aging and Old Age: Reflexivity in Aging Studies

Wed, Sep 28, 2022 to Sat, Oct 1, 2022 | 12:00 PM | Virtual Conference