Margaret Denton

Professor @ McMaster University

Dr. Margaret Denton is a Board Member with the Hamilton Council on Aging and Chair of the Age-Friendly Hamilton Governance Committee. Margaret was the driving force in bringing the vision of Age-Friendly to Hamilton in 2007, making Hamilton the first City in Ontario to begin the process of becoming an Age-Friendly City. She has been a leader moving her vision of an Age-Friendly Hamilton forward ever since. Her work extends beyond Hamilton, collaborating with many communities to develop best practices in implementing age-friendly communities across Southern Ontario

Dr. Denton is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Health, Aging and Society at McMaster University.  She was a valuable member of the McMaster community, having held many administrative positions, an active community researcher with over 70 publications in peer-reviewed journals. Her expertise spans issues related to health and aging, and the organization and delivery of community health care services.