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Seniors see high-tech cars as both friend and foe, study says

A new study led by McMaster researcher Jessica Gish (pictured) found that seniors are embracing Advanced Vehicle Technologies (AVTs) like back-up cameras and blind spot monitors, but are using them selectively. By Erica Balch, September 27, 2016

Sep 27, 2016

Three Health, Aging & Society students to study at University of Oxford

Audrey Tan and Lauren Karrys, recent graduates of the Honours BA Health Studies & Gerontology program, and Peter DeMaio, also a graduate of the Honours program and a current MA candidate in Health & Aging will be setting off to the University of Oxford in the UK in September.

Aug 16, 2016

A 30-year journey for a McMaster degree

Senior Class Assistant, Ruth Simmons, talks about her experience as a student and now a volunteer at McMaster.

Mar 06, 2016

Researcher reminds us that people face homelessness at all stages of life

Amanda Grenier and her research on homelessness and aging are featured in the November 2015 issue of the Social Sciencesand Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) eNewsletter.

Sep 29, 2015

Margaret Denton is investigating how to keep Community Based Personal Support Workers safe in the work place.

Ministry of Labour funds McMaster researchers to conduct Ontario-wide survey to improve occupational health and safety.

Sep 01, 2015

McMaster undergrad's interest in gerontology began early in life

Health & Aging undergrad student, Victoria Adshade, translates her early interests into a meaningful undergraduate experience.

Feb 18, 2015

Students become teachers in iPad class for seniors

Health & Aging MA alumni, Rachel Weldrick, organizes tech classes, pairing students with seniors.

Jan 15, 2015

Six new projects funded through the Labarge Optimal Aging Initiative

Amanda Grenier, Jessica Gish, Brenda Vrkljan and Antonio Páez receive funding for exploratory study of the effects of automobile innovations on the lived experience of older drivers, their mobility, and social policy.

Oct 28, 2014

With “Great Neighbourhoods” comes great responsibility

Jim Dunn takes to the streets as part of his Great Neighbourhoods Visualization Project

Oct 02, 2014