About David Young

David Young is a writer based out of San Francisco. In addition to elder care, his work has covered topics as varied as local news and journalism, criticism, business, and short fiction. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of San Francisco.


11 articles written by : David Young

5 Reasons Family Caregivers Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Taking a Vacation

As anyone who has ever done it knows that caring for a parent or loved one can often be a full-time job. They not only depend on you for basic necessities such as meals, transportation, laundry, and so forth, but they also often rely on you to...
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On-Demand Elder Care Services: Post-Respite Care

If one of your loved ones recently had to stay at a hospital or senior living...

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The Older Americans Act Reauthorization

This past April, five years after it had last expired, Congress finally reaut...

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Volunteer Spotlight: ElderWISE of San Francisco

By far, isolation is one of the most persistent problems that can affect our ...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Self-Help for the Elderly

Elders from low-income and minority communities are often at the greatest ris...

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Technology for Long-Distance Caregivers

In an ideal world, we would be able to visit with our elders and loved ones w...

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Top 10 Elder Scams & Resources

It is an unfortunate fact that, more than any other demographic, seniors are ...

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Senior Housing in Concord

Located in the shadow of Mt. Diablo, just 15 miles from the mouth of the Sacr...

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Grieving: Online Counseling Resources

Grieving is a natural — and necessary — part of life. When your loved one pas...

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Changing Language Surrounding Elder Care

Growing older can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be very difficul...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly

Unfortunately, isolation is a problem that plagues many of our elders. As the...

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