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

March 28th, 2017

Research Snap: Rachel Zhou

The Role of Time in Shaping the Caregiving Experiences of Chinese Grandparents and Skilled Immigrant Mothers in Canada

March 24th, 2017

**NOTE TIME AND ROOM CHANGE** Our Fitbits, our (aging) selves? Wearables, self-tracking and embodied aging

Time and Room change for Barb Marshall talk on April 4, 2017

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Upcoming Events

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04

Annual Seminar

**NOTE TIME AND ROOM CHANGE** Our Fitbits, our (aging) selves? Wearables, self-tracking and embodied aging

Tue, Apr 4, 2017 | 2:00 PM | ***NOTE ROOM CHANGE*** LRW 5001 (L.R. Wilson Hall)

Barbara Marshall, Trent University

APR
05

Workshop

Elder Abuse: The Edge of Consent

Wed, Apr 5, 2017 | 8:00 AM | Royal Botanical Gardens 680 Plains Road West Burlington, Ontario

Laura Tamblyn-Watts - Keynote Speaker, Canadian Centre for Elder Law

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Reading Group

The Art of Memoir in Later Life: Reading and Writing Memoirs

Fri, Apr 7, 2017 | 1:30 PM | McMaster University (1280 Main Street West, Hamilton) Kenneth Taylor Hall, Room 227A

Ellen Ryan