Wheelchairs & Transport Chairs: What’s the Difference?

Wheelchairs & Transport Chairs: What’s the Difference?

We have customers come in every day of the week looking for a wheelchair. The majority of these customers ask the same question: What is the lightest wheelchair you have? Unfortunately, most wheelchairs worth their salt are going to be heavy or very expensive. Why? Well, first off, the lightest frames (carbon fiber) cost a…

Choosing the Best Commode

Choosing the Best Commode

When you have a family member who is sick or struggling with post-operative recovery, finding a way to get to the toilet can be troublesome. Lucky for us all, commodes exist. A commode is a chair with a chamber pot—basically a portable toilet that can move from room to room. Many types of commodes exist.…

Featured Product: OxyGo Portable Oxygen Concentrator

Featured Product: OxyGo Portable Oxygen Concentrator

The OxyGo Portable Oxygen Concentrator If you have a condition that requires you to lug an oxygen tank around, you know how difficult it can be to leave the house. Small trips and short errands can turn into full-time jobs. Depending on the size of your oxygen tank, it may be borderline impossible for you…

When Should You Use a Lift Chair?

When Should You Use a Lift Chair?

  By now, most of you have probably been into our medical equipment showroom. It’s been just a little over a year since it officially opened. The most striking thing to most people (next to the mobility scooter that looks like a Harley Davidson) is the amount of lift chairs we have on the floor:…

Memories of My Grandfather

Memories of My Grandfather

Happy Holidays! Boy do they seem to go by faster every year. This Christmas will be extra special for our family as we will be celebrating it with our very first (and most beautiful) grandchild, Matilda Sue. I am discovering this whole grandfather thing is really most excellent. It got me to thinking about my…

Throwback Family Photos

Throwback Family Photos

      This years customer appreciation day gets even more festive with a “throwback” family photoshoot. Are you familiar with the website “Awkward Family Photos”? If not, I highly suggest you check it out. You’ll see some funny photos and even get some inspiration for your very own photo at Ozzie’s this December!      For the…

November Message from Bill Anderson

November Message from Bill Anderson

Happy November! As this contentious election season comes to a close and families start planning for the holidays, I remain grateful to live in a country where regardless of political leanings, I am free to run a business and be a part of what makes our country great. I’m thankful each morning when I open…

Medical Equipment Section Turns 1!

Medical Equipment Section Turns 1!

We are now entering our second year with our medical equipment expansion. Over the course of the last 12 months it has been amazing how all the extra space has allowed us to not only expand the offerings we have had for years, but also offer hundreds of new items and services. We had rented…

Oswald's Delivery Fleet

Oswald's Delivery Fleet

I’m sure many of you a familiar with the Ozzie Mobile, our delivery van. We use the van to not only deliver prescriptions all over town but also to deliver lift chairs, hospital beds and other equipment all over the Chicago suburbs. This current version of the Ozzie Mobile is the latest in a long…

Helping Avoid Children’s Allergies

Helping Avoid Children’s Allergies

School is in session, and just like clockwork your 8-year-old starts sneezing, sniffling, and snorting—not to mention clearing her throat and blowing her nose like there’s no tomorrow. Poor thing! What’s going on? Chances are it’s allergies—the immune system’s abnormal reaction to a substance that would normally be quite harmless. Up to 40 percent of…

Naperville History Comes Alive on Ozzie's Social Media

Naperville History Comes Alive on Ozzie's Social Media

Alex here, Oswald’s resident tech guy. Not sure if you’ve been paying attention to our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram lately, but we’ve been having a lot of fun posting old Naperville photos. As a 6th generation family member working for the pharmacy, we’ve got a lot of old photos kicking around! Keep an eye on…

September Message from Bill Anderson

September Message from Bill Anderson

We are now entering our second year with our medical equipment expansion. Over the course of the last 12 months it has been amazing how all the extra space has allowed us to not only expand the offerings we have had for years, but also offer hundreds of new items and services. We had rented…