David Solie, MS, PA

David Solie is an author, educator, speaker, and thought leader in communicating with seniors. His book How To Say It To Seniors: Closing the Communication Gap with Our Elders is a landmark text that has been read and reread by legions of baby boomers searching for a better approach to working with their aging parents. It offers insights and proven, practical communication strategies that help professionals and laypersons alike interact more compassionately and effectively with seniors.


In March 2013, David Solie released a new “workbook” entitled “Caregiver Mind Maps: New Tools For Aging Parents,” which is a collection of ten mind maps created for anyone working on the front lines of caregiving for older adults. Their simplicity and efficiency prove ideal for the caregiver world of competing obligations, increasing complexity, and inconvenient timing (www.risktutor.com).


David Solie is a marketing consultant who provides unique and inspiring training programs to financial services organizations that improve their relationships and sales with seniors. His clients include Merrill Lynch, U.S Trust, Northern Trust, Harris myCFO, and Genworth Financial.


David Solie is a graduate of the University of Washington, University of Manitoba, the University of Colorado Medical School, and practiced for a number years in family medicine as a licensed physician assistant.


Specialties: David Solie is a gifted speaker whose keynote and breakout presentations on communication between generations have won critical acclaim from audiences throughout the United States and Canada. His compelling stories, unique insights, humor, compassion, and inspirational delivery have made him a favorite of financial advisors, attorneys, accountants, healthcare providers, senior service professionals, planned giving specialists, caregivers, and general audiences.