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

September 7th, 2021

Anniversary Newsletter

The Gilbrea Centre is celebrating our 10 year anniversary!

July 26th, 2021

Gilbrea Centre: New Staff

Please help us welcome Nicole Dalmer as the Centre's new Associate Director!

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Upcoming Events


Community Conference

Aging & Social Change: Eleventh Interdisciplinary Conference

Thu, Sep 23, 2021 to Fri, Sep 24, 2021 | 9:00 AM | Vancouver, BC, Canada


Community Conference

AgeTech Innovation Week

Mon, Oct 4, 2021 to Fri, Oct 8, 2021 | 9:00 AM | Virtual Event



Annual Seminar

Genderacialised, labouring bodies in long-term care homes in a time of “woke”

Tue, Oct 19, 2021 | 2:00 PM | Online Seminar

Dr. Kim Lopez, University of Waterloo