David Green, Caring.com Expert

David Green works as a geriatric care manager for the City of Oakland, California. He works closely with elderly clients and their families and caregivers to promote health, safety, and independence as well as to reduce risk. He has more than 20 years' experience working on interdisciplinary teams addressing the medical, psychological, and social needs of older adults.

Since his first graduate internship doing psychotherapy with residents at the Jewish Home for the Aged in San Francisco, he has found an affinity for this work that continues to engage him. He holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a master's in clinical psychology from San Francisco State University.

Recently Published on Caring.com

Can a medical care team legally determine someone is unable to return to home care because they are a "threat" to society? — Dec 24, 2014
You can take your mother home to care for her if she’s not a danger to herself or others at the time of her discharge. If you’re capable and responsible, it&rsq...
Where can I turn to get my father some financial and housing assistance? — Aug 26, 2009
It’s always distressing to see evidence that an aging family member is declining. You can use what you’ve observed to begin a conversation with your grandfather...