Scott Morris, Caring.com writer


Scott Morris is an independent journalist whose award-winning reporting has appeared in numerous publications such as local wire service Bay City News and more recently in outlets like the East Bay Express, Hoodline and Oakland Magazine. Living in Oakland, California, he covers a wide variety of topics from policing policy and civil rights law to Bay Area sports.


Recently Published on Caring.com

5 Things to Keep in Mind During Medicare Open Enrollment 2017 — Nov 20, 2017
With Medicare open enrollment underway, many new and existing Medicare beneficiaries have been wondering about their plan and what to expect in the future in an uncertain p...
Young Caregivers in the U.S. Face Adult Challenges — Nov 02, 2017
When Molly Arnold was 14, her grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Her family moved from Houston to Fayetteville, Arkansas so her mother could step in as her...
When Natural Disasters Hit, Don't Let Older Loved Ones Get Left Behind — Oct 13, 2017
A string of devastating major natural disasters in the last few months have given us near-constant reminders that it’s important to be prepared for these kinds of even...
More Seniors Heading Back to School with University-Based Retirement Communities — Sep 21, 2017
As millions of university students head back to school this fall, some may notice a silver-haired classmate or two sitting nearby. That’s because there’s a growing tr...
Does Your State Have a CARE Act? — Sep 14, 2017
Over the last three years, new laws in support of family caregivers have swept the country, and there’s now some variation of the CARE Act in effect in nearly three-quart...
2017's 10 Worst States to Grow Old — Aug 16, 2017
Growing old isn’t easy. America’s oldest adults can face steep costs, and declining health can seriously interfere with quality of life. Still, some states appear to be mea...
Airport Assistance for Seniors: 7 Tips — Aug 08, 2017
Lots of people like to travel, and that doesn’t change as they get older. But flying can be difficult for even the most energetic and experienced travelers, and can be...
8 Ridesharing Services for Seniors — Jun 28, 2017
Transportation is rapidly changing, not least because of the proliferation of new ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft. In a short time, these convenient services ...
5 Online Privacy Tips for Seniors — Jun 07, 2017
Scams are nothing new. Unscrupulous individuals have been trying to swindle trusting folks out of their hard-earned money for centuries. But with the proliferation of new...
More Older Americans Struggling With Student Loans — May 23, 2017
Student debt isn’t just a young person’s problem anymore. As the cost of education rises, more Americans are carrying student loan debt later in life, either because t...