David Troxel, M.P.H.
Based in northern California, David Troxel is nationally and internationally known for his expertise in the fields of dementia & long-term care. He has co-authored (with Virginia Bell) six influential books, including his newest book, The Best Friends Approach to Dementia Care, Second Edition
, and written numerous articles relating to dementia care and staff development and training.
He is a writer, trainer, and long-term care consultant who has spoken at over 500 conferences including keynote presentations at various U.S., Canadian, and international conferences. He served for a decade as the Executive Director of the Santa Barbara (California) Alzheimer’s Association (1994-2004). He also helped support his mother, Dorothy, in her 10-year journey living with Alzheimer’s disease.
David’s areas of expertise include best care practices for persons with dementia, caregiver support, staff training, and long-term care program development.
More information about David’s work can be found on his website at www.bestfriendsapproach.com
or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bestfriendsapproach.