September 2014

After a beautiful Summer, Fall is finally here and with it back to school time. You’ll probably be seeing more of one of our pharmacy technicians, Debbie Paulus, around the store this year. Debbie has been with us since we moved to Naperville Plaza, a little over 10 years ago. She started as a full time technician and then went part time after the birth of her son. It’s crazy how time flies, because he has just started second grade!

Now that Debbie has more time on her hands she has recently taken over the management of the entire medical equipment, medical braces and compression hosiery department. It’s very interesting how this department has evolved of the past couple of years. When we were downtown, we carried very little in the way of medical equipment and accessories. With the move to Naperville Plaza, and a 40% increase in floor space, we were able to add a small department. That department has tripled in size and since then and Oswald’s has become Naperville’s go-to medical equipment retailer.

Whether you just need a cane to help steady yourself this coming winter, compression hosiery for tired legs, a grab bar for the bath or a comfortable lift chair–Debbie has the knowledge and expertise to help you choose the product that is right for you. Next time you’re in the store check out the section. We are constantly adding new items!

Written by Alex Anderson

Alex is the current general manager at Oswald's Pharmacy. A 6th generation member of the Wickel-Oswald-Kester-Anderson family, Alex focuses on innovation and taking the business into the future. With 7 years of working for Whole Foods Market as a Marketing & Community Relations Specialist, Healthy Eating Specialist, and Private Events Coordinator, Alex has a unique perspective on big and small businesses. Alex is currently President of the Independent Medical Retailers group, an active volunteer in the Naperville Jaycees and member of the NCTV17 Marketing Committee. Alex graduated with a BA degree from Columbia College Chicago in 2009. Alex has spent most of his life in Naperville and Chicago. He currently lives in Naperville with his wife and 2 children (Oswald's 7th Generation!)