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Health geographer named new fellow of the UK's Royal Society of Arts

Gavin J. Andrews, a professor in McMaster’s Department of Health, Aging and Society, has been named a Fellow of the UK's Royal Society of Arts.

Sep 13, 2017

Part-time job opportunity available

Mount Sinai Hospital, Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Health Complex, is seeking an educated, organized individual to join their team on a temporary, part-time basis as a Human Rights and Health Equity Assistant.

Aug 16, 2017

Job opportunity for graduates from Health, Aging and Society

Home Instead Senior Care is seeking a kind and compassionate individual to join their team as a full-time Client Care Coordinator at their Hamilton location.

Aug 16, 2017

Rachel Weldrick: Recipient of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Rachel Weldrick, research assistant at the Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging, has been awarded the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, one of the most prestigious awards in the country.

Jun 08, 2017

In Memoriam Karl Kinanen (1927-2017)

On Friday, the 19th of May – after living a life marked by great ambition, intellectual curiosity and abiding altruism – Karl Kinanen, a beloved member of the McMaster community, has passed away.

May 25, 2017

Yes, you can try something new

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

Health, Aging & Society welcomes Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor

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

Health, Aging and Society Spring/Summer 2017 Undergraduate Course Offerings

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

Homelessness: Where does one die when one has nothing?

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