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

November 23rd, 2016

Theory and Practice of Digital Storytelling for Older Adults

Jessica Pace was awarded a Gilbrea Travel Award to facilitate her travel to CAG 2016. While at the conference, she attended the workshop: Theory and Practice of Digital Storytelling for Older Adults. Learn more about how this workshop relates to her research.

November 23rd, 2016

November is 'make a will month'

Free public education sessions is being offered by local lawyers on matters relevant those caring for individuals with dementia.

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Upcoming Events

JAN
11

Annual Seminar

Data as Medicine: Unlocking Health Information for Older Indigenous Populations

Wed, Jan 11, 2017 | 2:30 PM | MDCL 3022 (Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery)

Jennifer Walker, Laurentian University

JAN
14

Community Conference

Walk for Alzheimer's

Sat, Jan 14, 2017 | 11:30 AM | Event Location: McMaster University David Braley Centre Indoor Track, Hamilton, ON Map: https://goo.gl/maps/CuGeHdTDS6H2

FEB
01

Annual Seminar

Inclusion and Engagement in Neighbourhoods: Understanding Person-Place Transactions using Geospatial and Narrative Approaches

Wed, Feb 1, 2017 | 2:30 PM | MDCL 3022 (Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery)

Carri Hand, University of Western Ontario