Author Archives: Von Cam

About Von Cam

Business Owner of Special Care Clothing Solutions. I design and retail clothing for people with limited mobility or disability. Founder and Chairperson for SpecialCare Central Inc. which is an information portal Linking People with Disability, Aged Care Citizens and Carers and Families to Service Providers. Secretary at Older People Speak Out, an advocacy group for Seniors rights.

Looking good and feeling good.

It is so important to wear clothing that provides comfort for those with limited mobility who cannot wear off the peg clothing, and not have to wear oversized stretchy clothes just because it is easier to get them on.    … Continue reading

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10 Questions you need to ask

With the media in Australia still hitting back at the figures that show aged care facilities spend $6 a day per resident on food – it’s essential to know how well your loved one will be eating in care. Continue reading

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Can a Concussion Really Lead to Dementia?

How many times does a soccer player head a ball, get dizzy and think nothing of it… It could possibly be a mini stroke, as we have now been told. Continue reading

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Sleep essential for brain function in elderly | Aged Care Insite

Researchers investigating how the brain could be made more resistant to age-related decline have found that the key is sleep.The University of Queensland’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences researcher, Dr Martin Sale, said artificially boosting sleep-like brain activity in … Continue reading

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Dementia Village

The Dementia Village provides hope where the residents should feel comfortable in their surroundings, and are provided with a lifestyle that relates to who they are and the life they have lived. Let’s have more of it. Continue reading

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Laugh Yourself To Good Health

Laughter is the best medicine. Continue reading

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Adaptive Clothing

Adaptive clothing for ease of dressing someone with limited mobility or stiff joints. Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s disease

It is so good to know that there is now so much information available to help families, who need support with a family member who might have Dementia. Continue reading

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Taking life for granted

Recent consideration of showing age, yet the mind still feels young. Continue reading

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Palliative care boost for regional NSW

Good new for NSW seniors requiring Palliative Care. NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard said the funding announcement offered the chance for the elderly to see out their days in their own homes. Continue reading

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