Welcome to the SFU Gerontology Research Centre

The Gerontology Research Centre (GRC) serves as a focal point for research, education, and information on individual and population aging and maintains an active publications program to promote utilization of existing knowledge in the following areas: Aging and the Built Environment, Changing Demography and Lifestyle, Health Promotion/Population Health and Aging, Prevention of Victimization, Exploitation of Older Persons, Technology and Aging, and Culture and Aging.

Recent Events

On June 10 and 11, the GRC hosted the 28th Annual John K. Friesen Conference on the topic of "Resilience and Aging." Visit the event page to view every presentation in full.


The Department of Gerontology is currently hiring a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Aging and Health.