A Springtime Q&A with Dementia expert and Founder of Keep In Mind, Inc. Ellen Belk

Thanks to my client Hearth Management for this second opportunity to answer their Dementia related questions. I’m always grateful for the opportunity! HEARTH: Sometimes those living with Dementia may make socially inappropriate comments or not recognize their immediate family members, should we be scolding, correcting or continually reminding when these things occur? ELLEN: Thanks for

Long Distance Caregiving Tips for Those Supporting from Afar

If you are someone providing care support to a friend, relative or parent and you live over an hour away….YOU are a long-distance caregiver! Additionally, it’s not uncommon for long-distance caregivers to be simultaneously juggling care of their own children with career responsibilities on top of their long-distance duties. Those navigating from afar often expend

Five New Year Suggestions for Family Caregivers!

While caregivers can be found across the age spectrum, the majority of family caregivers are middle-aged (35-64 years old) and are employed in non-caregiving positions/careers. Look around your friend and family ‘circle-of-influence’, chances are high that you’ve got folks in your network already providing some level of family caregiving. Someday soon you may be asked

Culinary Care™ – Ignite the Senses with Food from the Grill!

So often the sounds and smells from a backyard cookout fill the summertime air in the areas we live. Kids running, playing, and giggling while the adults lounge and laugh, and the grill-master of the group tends to the grilling-duties. Although cookouts are often woven into summertime celebrations like Memorial Day, Father’s Day, and the

Caregiving Credo

  With over 16 million family members providing Dementia care to a loved one in America, the need is great for ensuring those families have the necessary resources and tools to support their efforts. So much of the fundraising goes towards finding a cure for Alzheimer’s and other Dementia’s.  More than five million Americans are