Pamela Zimmerman

Job Titles

  • Program Director, Adjunct Instructor
    Gerontology (M.A.) , Graduate School


Social gerontology and aging policy.

Started at Bethel



  • College of St. Scholastica - B.A. in Social Work, 1998
  • Bethel University - M.A. in Gerontology, 2007


Zimmerman has over 20 years of experience in the field of aging. Currently, she is the information and assistance director of the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging, serving the 7-county metropolitan region. Prior to joining the MAAA in 2000, Zimmerman was the director of social service at Augustana Chapel View, a nursing facility in Hopkins, Minn. Throughout her career, Zimmerman has led initiatives that enhance the lives of older adults by providing services that preserve independence, promote self-determination, and ensure dignity and quality of life.

Areas of expertise

Social gerontology and aging policy.