Basabi Ratnaparkhi

Dr. Basabi R. Ratnaparkhi is executive director of Eliza Jennings Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitative Services Community in Cleveland. She is a gerontologist and licensed nursing home administrator and has worked in eldercare and long-term care for 30 years. A passionate advocate for older adults, Dr. Ratnaparkhi is an accomplished public speaker and educator in the field of aging and Alzheimer’s/dementia care management.

Dr. Ratnaparkhi earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India; a Master of Arts degree in History and South Asian studies from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada; a Master of Education degree in Foundations of Education/Multicultural Education from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; and a doctorate degree in Education & Gerontology from the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.