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Does Receiving Subsidized Housing Affect Mental Health? Results from a Natural Experiment in the Greater Toronto West

Dr. Jim Dunn, Professor & Chair, Department of Health, Aging & Society; McMaster University Director, McMaster Institute for Healthier Environments, will present his findings regarding the effects of subsidized housing on the mental health of individuals in Hamilton, Halton, Peel and Toronto who were on the waitlist for social housing.

Nov 22, 2017

Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Well-Being, Community Engagement and Innovation

Chelsea Gabel, assistant professor, health, aging and society, is the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Well-Being, Community Engagement and Innovation (Tier 2).

Nov 12, 2017

Understanding the Landscape of Youth Mental Health and Housing in Hamilton, Ontario

Dr. Julia Woodhall-Melnik, CIHR Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Health, Aging & Society, will be delivering a talk on her findings pertaining to Hamilton Youth and their experiences accessing services for mental health and/or housing.

Nov 03, 2017

Voices from Health, Aging & Society Leading Aging Discourse in Hamilton

Rachel Weldrick, PhD candidate in social gerontology, and Dr. Margaret Denton, professor emerita in the Department of Health, Aging & Society, share their perspectives on Hamilton's aging population and its relationship with the rest of society.

Oct 05, 2017

Drugs, Sex and Alcohol: Society and Its Addictions - Winter 2018

The Department of Health, Aging & Society has added an additional section of HLTH AGE 2L03: Drugs, Sex and Alcohol: Society and Its Addictions to the course offerings for the 2017/2018 academic year.

Sep 20, 2017

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