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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 


Holistic Dementia Care at the ICAA Conference in New Orleans!

Ellen Belk, CDP & President of Keep In Mind, Inc. returns to International Council on Active Aging Conference November 19-21, 2015  New Orleans, Louisiana _________________________________________ Join Ellen Belk on Friday 11/20/15 at 8:00 for her presentation: ‘Dementia care: a holistic


Dementia Tool – Get To Know Me!

Dementia Tool – Get To Know Me!    Several years ago when a ‘routine’ fall in the bathroom took my Dad to the ER our world turned upside down. Within 24 hours of walking into the emergency room, unassisted on


Dementia Discussion

  Dementia Discussion: Use It or Lose It!  Keep In Mind, Inc. President Ellen Belk, CDP and Myrna Norman, a woman living with Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)  join host Gary Joseph LeBlanc for this spirited roundtable discussion. The three share various


Dementia Care in 60 Seconds! – Mealtime Success!

DEMENTIA CARE in 60 SECONDS! In this episode: Dementia Care Solutions Expert, Ellen Belk shares quick tips about successful strategies at mealtime for those with Dementia.  Simple solutions with strong impact! Click on the video link below to view:  Mealtime


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


Losing the Sale in Senior Living

Part TWO 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. It was


Nasco

Dementia Q&A with Nasco; Senior Activities  Wendy Lucht, Director of Sales & Marketing answers 5 KIM Questions  http://www.enasco.com/    1. KIM: NASCO began when an Agriculture teacher identified a gap in the available ‘tools’ for classrooms and has evolved into a


Dementia Education; Return on Investment is Greater than the Alternative

Dementia education and on-going training is an investment often overlooked. The results can be deadly.  I groaned aloud with disgust this morning as I listened to the news report of yet another unfortunate death of someone with Dementia. For the


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