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KIM Quotes -Raising Dementia Awareness with Mini Messages

Dont speak of Me

 

KIM Quotes are original works written by Ellen Belk, CDP & President of Keep In Mind, Inc.

Written from either the perspective of the person with Dementia or the Dementia care partner; the Quotes have found an audience thru social media. Facebook users especially, have connected to these mini messages.

Always real and often raw; they are reminders that shed light on issues within the Dementia care community. The intent to raise awareness and get the conversation started. 1-8 people over age 65 have a form of dementia. 1-3 over age 85 have it. The time has come to stop ignoring the silver tsunami that is cascading upon us.

Find many more KIM Quotes on Facebook & Twitter. /keepinmindinc 


A Holistic Approach to Dementia Care watch On Demand Webinar

Ellen Belk, CDP & President of Keep In Mind, Inc. recently delivered a content-rich webinar for eCare Diary; a recognized on-line caregiving portal. In this 30 minute learning session entitled: ‘A Holistic Approach to Dementia Care’ she outlines her four pillar


Holistic Solutions for Dementia Care

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Losing the Sale in Senior Living

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Dementia Care in 60 Seconds! – Say it with a Smile!

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Grind Dining

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