Geriatric Education and Research in Aging Sciences Centre
The Geriatric Education and Research in Aging Sciences (GERAS) Centre is uniquely positioned to be a leader in successful aging in Hamilton, Ontario. In partnership with St. Peter’s Hospital and McMaster University, this centre is strong in its collaborative team-based care delivery with access to leading geriatric medicine specialists and psychiatrists, interprofessional teams, and a concentrated ambulatory practice.
The GERAS Centre is committed to educating and empowering seniors to regain and retain independence and to manage their health through active participation in their care. These new models of care engage family members and build capacity for support within the community. The experts at St. Peter’s are also dedicated to advancing health care education for the present and next generation of health care professionals. Through innovative research the GERAS Centre will close the gap between knowing and doing to contribute to improved quality of life for seniors.