On Demand, Live & Customized Dementia Training

serving both professional & family caregivers or any company wishing to elevate their Dementia expertise

K.I.M Academy

your trusted online learning community for Dementia information, education & resources.

  • A place where family/friend Dementia caregivers can find valuable information from a trusted expert voice.

  • An updated and interactive option for professional care partners in senior living to elevate their expertise and earn certificates of completion!

  • A one-of-a-kind opportunity for leaders in senior housing to earn advanced professional credentials, specific to their role within operations.

  • The K.I.M. Academy is an ideal collaborative partner for Conference Planners seeking a GREAT value-add for attendees to earn a credential while at your event!

Meet the K.I.M Academy Founder

A Holistic Dementia Care Solutions Expert & recognized leader-influencer within the elder care economy

Ellen Belk

The creator/founder of the K.I.M. Academy

Ellen Belk, BC-DEd, CDP, Silver Living Strategist & the founding owner of Keep In Mind, Inc. Belk is a board-certified Dementia educator, certified Dementia practitioner, holistic Dementia care solutions expert & universal design/build specialist. She's the author of The 360 System® which is a proprietary method for senior living operators based on her TEAM™ approach for championship level outcomes. Not only is she a recognized & influential leader within long term care; but she's a veteran of providing family care for over 20 years. Formerly to her father who had a dual diagnosis of Lewy Body Dementia & Parkinsons and currently to her 93-year-old mother. Belk excels in delivering simple solutions to complex care problems. She's a fierce advocate and champion for both those living with Dementia and the care partners who serve them. With extensive experience training, mentoring & developing caregivers across the country and beyond; K.I.M Academy student-participants will receive expert insight & education unlike any other being offered at this time.

“Very enlightening, especially coming from an outside industry. I am focused on gaining as much information and as many tools as possible to serve families in need of guidance.”

~Kristen, Senior Life Advisor , The Hearth at Castle Garden, NY 

 “Continue keeping it real through personal experiences and sharing ways that work best for families and sales.”  

~Marybel, Retirement Counselor – Paradise Village, CA

“I learned a lot and really enjoyed the pace, the information and the format!”

~Beckie, Home Care Specialist – Care Advantage, VA

“The course information flowed nicely and I felt got down to just the right level of details. Very comfortable atmosphere.”  

~Jennifer, Quality Control Specialist – Site Staff Chat, CO