Jon Pynoos

Expert on housing and health care for the elderly

Holder of UPS Foundation Chair in Gerontology

Director, Division of Policy and Services Research, Andrus Gerontology Center

Professor of Gerontology, Public Policy and Urban Planning


  • housing for the elderly
  • long-term care
  • home safety and modifications for the frail elderly
  • aging in one’s own home
  • healthy aging
  • public policy and the elderly
  • urban planning and the elderly

Additional Information

  • Director, National Resource and Policy Center on Housing and Long Term Care
  • Co-editor of Housing the Aged: Design Directives and Policy Considerations (1987) and Housing Frail Elders: International Policies, Perspectives and Prospects (1995)
  • Author of Housing Urban America, 1st and 2nd eds. (1973, 1980) and Breaking the Rules: Bureaucracy and Reform in Public Housing (1986)
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Aging and Social Policy
  • Fellow, Gerontological Society of America and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
  • Member, California Commission on Aging