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 7th, 2019

Pedagogical approaches to disrupt normativity in gerontology: A focus on LGBTQ+ aging

Join us at our November Gilbrea Seminar with Kimberley Wilson.

September 11th, 2019

Trent Conference reclaims aging from the margins

Alison Ross received a Gilbrea Travel Award to faciliate her attendance at the TrentAging 2019 conference.

Read more of our news stories

Upcoming Events

NOV
28

Annual Seminar

Pedagogical approaches to disrupt normativity in gerontology: A focus on LGBTQ+ aging

Thu, Nov 28, 2019 | 1:00 PM | LR Wilson Hall | Room 1003McMaster University | 1280 Main Street West

Kimberly Wilson, Assistant Professor, University of Guelph

FEB
05

Annual Seminar

Social Disadvantage, Gentrification, and Aging in Place: Implications for Chronic Conditions

Wed, Feb 5, 2020 | 1:00 PM | McMaster University | Main CampusLR Wilson Hall | Room 1003

Ronica Rooks, Fulbright Canada Fellow & Associate Professor, University of Colorado

MAR
25

Annual Seminar

Intersectionality, Gender, Sexual Orientation, and caregiving for partners/spouses in later life

Wed, Mar 25, 2020 | 1:00 PM | McMaster University | Main CampusLR Wilson Hall | Room 1003

Toni Calasanti, Professor, Virginia Tech