Adults who take on a new sport or a musical instrument find life is a lot more fun. The Department of Health & Aging's Meridith Griffin spoke to the Hamilton Spectator about the benefits of starting new physical activities as an adult.
Mar 16, 2017
From March 23 to 24, 2017, Dr. Gary Evans of Cornell University will be at McMaster as a Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor.
Feb 24, 2017
Thinking about taking courses this Summer? Not sure what to take? Find out what courses the Department of Health, Aging and Society will be offering in the upcoming Spring/Summer 2017 academic session!
Feb 21, 2017
Radio-Canada did a French-language interview with Amanda Grenier (Health, Aging and Society) for a story about palliative and other health care for aging homeless people.
Feb 06, 2017
McMaster students will soon be able to add a minor in mental health and addiction to their current degree program.
Jan 24, 2017
$1,255 raised in support of local programs and services provided by the Alzheimer Society of Hamilton and Halton.
Jan 18, 2017
Thinking about graduate studies in health and/or aging? The Department of Health, Aging & Society invites interested upper year undergrad students (Levels 3 & 4) to attend the HAS Graduate Programs Open House on Tues., Jan. 31, 2017, 2:30 to 4:30 pm, in MUSC 308/309.
Jan 12, 2017
“Spaces, Places, and Transitions: Southern Labrador Inuit Perspectives on Aging Well”, reports on Pace’s postdoctoral research project. Her research takes the form of a community-based, participatory research which seeks to understand southern Labrador Inuit perceptions of transitions into aging and dementia.
Nov 14, 2016
Creating human-centred solutions to the challenges that we will all face as our society ages is one of the many goals of our Social Sciences researchers who are involved with the Institute including Dr. Jim Dunn, who specializes in urban infrastructure and Dr. Amanda Grenier, who specializes in socio-cultural aspects of aging among vulnerable older people, and is the Director of the Gilbrea Centre.
Oct 20, 2016