Britta Willson

Training Coordinator, AgePRIDE Center
MA, Gerontology from Simon Fraser University

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George Russell Hall Building in Suite 203

Britta is a gerontologist and sex educator who has worked with systems and services that support aging adults for 20 years. Britta is passionate about supporting people navigating aging in its physical, emotional, and social dimensions. Through her work with the SSW, she provides and coordinates trainings on the unique needs of sexual and gender diverse minorities to staff in long-term care communities. Britta's mission is to live compassionately and contemplatively through a life of service to older generations.

Professional Interests:  

  • Sexuality, gender, and aging
  • Environmental gerontology
  • Eco-psychology
  • Horticultural therapy
  • Aging-in-place
  • Place attachment
  • Rural aging issues
  • Long-term-care
  • Ageism
  • Intergenerational relationships