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 9th, 2021

New Community Member - CIRAC

We would like to welcome The Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Aging and Care (CIRAC) at the University of Graz in Austria as our community partner.

October 12th, 2021

Welcome!

We would like to welcome Camille Isaacs as our newest Associate Member.

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Upcoming Events

DEC
06

Reading Group

Writing Legacy Letters – HPL Online workshops

Mon, Dec 6, 2021 | 1:00 PM | Online

Ellen Ryan

DEC
13

Reading Group

Writing Legacy Letters - HPL Online

Mon, Dec 13, 2021 | 1:00 PM | Online

Ellen Ryan

FEB
01

Annual Seminar

At the limits of care: How women negotiate moral, gendered responsibilities in our aging society

Tue, Feb 1, 2022 | 2:30 PM | Online Event

Dr. Janna Klostermann, Brock University