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

February 23rd, 2021

Intersectionality, gender, sexual orientation, and caregiving for partners/spouses in later life

Registration is now open for our last seminar of the 2020-2021 series.

February 17th, 2021

The Gilbrea Centre - 2020 in Review

Learn more about what the Gilbrea Centre has been up to with our 2020 "Year in Review" summary.

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Upcoming Events

MAR
03

Community Conference

POSTPONED: International Federation on Ageing (IFA) 2020

Wed, Mar 3, 2021 to Fri, Mar 5, 2021 | 3:15 PM | Niagara Falls, Ontario

MAR
17

Annual Seminar

Intersectionality, gender, sexual orientation, and caregiving for partners/spouses in later life

Wed, Mar 17, 2021 | 11:30 AM | Online Seminar

Dr. Toni Calasanti, Virginia Tech

JUL
07

Community Conference

BSG Annual Conference 2021

Wed, Jul 7, 2021 to Fri, Jul 9, 2021 | 2:00 PM | Lancaster UniversityGeorge Fox Building,Lancaster UniversityLancasterLA1 4YW