BlogTalkRadio (Nursing Home) Show “Kind Ethics” with Viki Kind

Viki Kind interviews author of Becoming Dead Right – A Hospice Volunteer in Urban Nursing Homes, Frances Shani Parker, on “Improving Nursing Homes”, An award-winning writer consultant and former school principal Frances shares insights and experiences about her years of hospice volunteering in Detroit nursing homes. Using stories poems and general information she has written a groundbreaking book that is an inclusive and literal guide for becoming dead the right way.Topics include hospice caregiving dementia death bereavement and strategies for improving eldercare and nursing homes. While universal perspectives are presented the often missing views of people of color and residents in urban nursing homes are examined.
Frances background as an educator and her upbringing in New Orleans LA add interesting layers to her problem solving in nursing homes and to her descriptive storytelling. She uses her writing and public speaking skills to advocate for senior citizens and promote conversations empowering others to have dignified death journeys. Her favorite anonymous quote is “If you think one person can’t make a difference you havent been to bed with a mosquito.” Visit Frances in cyberspace at and at her blog titled Hospice and Nursing Homes  http//
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