Meet Helen Hudson -- Author, Speaker, Songwriter
Helen Hudson is an author, speaker and songwriter. She speaks about caring for family members with Alzheimer's and also has a new album of her own songs, Whistle in the Dark, now available on iTunes and on CD. Her blog now has readers in more than 70 countries.
She was inducted into the Guinness Book of Sports Records as the first person to sing the national anthem at every major baseball stadium in a single season. As an actress, she has performed on stages across the country and made numerous television appearances.
In her bittersweet memoir, Kissing Tomatoes, Helen Hudson writes about her beloved
"Granny Jo," who has Alzheimer's disease. Few newlyweds take in a wife's
grandmother after a diagnosis of dementia, but Helen and her husband
did. For 13 alternately happy and frustrating years, they cared for Jo
and Helen's lively tale of their ups and downs is both humorous and
Helen received her BA in Communications from Stanford University and she has an M Ed from Vanderbilt in Human Development Counseling. She is a member of the American Counseling Association and certified with the National Board of Certified Counselors.
Coming up this month!
Meet Helen Hudson in person when she speaks at Parnassus Books in Nashville on March 25 at 6:30 p.m.
--Her book, Kissing Tomatoes, now available as a Kindle download, and a soft cover, and read the recent reviews. Her article, "True North," was published in the April, 2012 issue of Vanderbilt Magazine, Vistas Online: Volume 93, No. 1, Winter 2012.
--Her latest album, Whistle in the Dark, available on iTunes and on CD.
--Read a Q&A with Helen Hudson
--Read the first chapter of Kissing Tomatoes, now available on Amazon.com as a Kindle eBook.