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NFL Head Injuries; CTE Definition & Discussion


Recently, Ellen Belk, CDP & President of Keep In Mind, Inc. was a guest on Conversations in Care  with Tammi Neumann.  In this clip, Belk shares the definition of CTE. A diagnosis often linked to former athletes, most notably from the NFL, who’ve suffered repeated concussions and head trauma.

Belk, a Dementia Solutions Expert for the past 14 years, is a former Division One scholarship athlete and medal winning triathlete, who spent 10 years as a sports broadcast journalist before transitioning into Dementia care. During her broadcasting career, Belk (formerly known as Ellen Roberts) worked for some powerhouse radio stations in Milwuakee, Charlotte and New York. During her years at WFAN in New York she was the game day studio producer for the New York Giants and produced the Monday Night coach’s show for both the New York Giants & New York Jets.

Belk’s background in sports uniquely merges with her 14+ years as a leader in Dementia care. Keep In Mind, Inc. offers Care Coaching  for former athletes and their caregivers. 

Dementia Care in 60 Seconds! – Pay Attention to Personal Cares!

  DEMENTIA CARE in 60 SECONDS! In this episode: Dementia Care Solutions Expert, Ellen Belk shares a quick tip about the importance of  maintaining overall health & wellness for those with Dementia. A simple solution with strong impact!   Click

No Sale For You! A Devastating Senior Tour

  Part THREE of a Three part series.  In part one of this three part tale, I described the uncomfortable scene my Mom and I endured, when we showed up unannounced at an Assisted Living Community, seeking a tour. Our tour

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

  DEMENTIA CARE in 60 SECONDS! In this episode: Dementia Care Solutions Expert, Ellen Belk shares a quick tip about utilizing your Smile while communicating with someone with Dementia. A simple trick with strong impact! Click on the video below for

Grind Dining

KIM Q&A with Grind Dining founding Chefs; Sarah Gorham & Stone Morris.    KIM – The Grind Dining method is revolutionizing the way food is delivered and enjoyed by those living with Dementia, in professional settings. Can you please share

A Holistic Approach to Dementia Care

A holistic approach to Dementia care can minimize the need for toxic medication. Paying special attention to the environment, nutrition, communication and activity engaement; is an effective first line of defense that empowers the care giver and has positive results

Caregiving 411 – $34 Billion Reasons to Offer Support to Employees

  Currently 39% of adults, in the United States are caregivers. Nearly two-thirds of family caregivers are employed either full or part time.  Employee caregivers cost American businesses approximately $34 billion in lost productivity each year! Since 2011; 10,000 Baby Boomers a

Dementia Awareness on Facebook Finds an Audience

    On November 20th, 2013 – Keep In Mind, Inc. posted this KIM Quote on our Facebook page. In less than 24 hours this Dementia Awareness message had reached nearly 47,000 viewers. To date, it’s been viewed by 53,776

Dementia – Ready for Reality TV?

Dementia – Ready for Reality TV? Why Not? With the explosion of Reality TV, what used to be considered mundane, private or off-limits is now broadcast in Technicolor  for the world to see.  Millions watch survivors forage in the wild, or follow

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Eliminate Dementia Drugs; Consider Holistic Approaches to Dementia Care

Eliminate dementia drugs; consider holistic interventions first. Ellen Belk, President of Keep In Mind, Inc shares ideas for holistic approaches to dementia care during interview on eCareDiary.