The Start of the Holiday Season

The Start of the Holiday Season

I spent this past weekend in the yard getting things ready for the winter. The garden was still full of Summer plants, but the last week of cooler weather had pretty much shut production down. Pulling up the tomatoes, beans, peppers and the last of the squash is always a melancholy task as you know…

Purchasing a Lift Chair at Oswald’s Pharmacy

Purchasing a Lift Chair at Oswald’s Pharmacy

When you are in need of a lift chair, the options may be a bit overwhelming. It may even seem like it doesn’t matter which type of lift chair you choose. The choice does matter and we want to help simplify your decision-making process. We want to address three concerns that most buyers consider when…

Naperville Fall Festival

Naperville Fall Festival

Participate in the Naperville Plaza’s annual Fall Festival! There will be several in-store activities and sponsored events. Besides the trick-or-treating and petting zoo, our Naperville Pharmacy will also be contributing a photo booth provided by Alfresco Booth. Find a Plaza Coupon Book and activities for kids exclusively at Oswald’s Pharmacy. This is a free family…

The Differences Between Transport Chairs and Wheelchairs

The Differences Between Transport Chairs and Wheelchairs

Whether you need some temporary assistance getting around after a lower joint surgery or have found yourself without the use of your legs, knees, or feet following a disabling illness, you may be browsing your mobility aids and finding yourself overwhelmed by the array of options at your disposal. For some, lightweight transport chairs may be the…

Easy Access to Medical Equipment At Your Local Pharmacy

Easy Access to Medical Equipment At Your Local Pharmacy

While you may be excited to “break free” after a hospital stay and finish your recuperation in the comfort of your home, leaving behind the helpful medical equipment like your adjustable bed, wheelchair, and other assistive devices can sometimes make your recovery more of a challenge. Obtaining these sometimes-bulky supplies and ferrying them home can be an…

Autumn is Time for Puzzles! A Message From Bill Anderson…

Autumn is Time for Puzzles! A Message From Bill Anderson…

My daughter Allison moved back to Naperville from Chicago last month. She still works for Fieldglass/SAP in the city, but is now an official suburban commuter. You always miss your kids when they are away, and even though Chicago is only 30 miles away it felt much farther. Besides having her wonderfully upbeat personality around…

A One-Stop Shop For All Your Medical Needs

A One-Stop Shop For All Your Medical Needs

With the rise of superstores throughout the U.S., the term “one-stop shop” has become a bit of a misnomer. Many mom-and-pop businesses have been replaced with supercenters that sell everything from groceries to clothing to lawn and garden equipment, and for those who just want to grab a few items, navigating these immense, warehouse-like facilities can…

Rent or Purchase a Mobility Scooter

Rent or Purchase a Mobility Scooter

Dealing with mobility issues can be extremely frustrating, especially for those newly limited by age or medical conditions. The lack of freedom that comes with limited mobility is often demoralizing, making it very hard to participate in favorite hobbies and pastimes. Luckily, there’s a better solution, and Oswald’s Pharmacy is happy to help. If you’re…

Why Rent a Transport Chair?

Why Rent a Transport Chair?

There are a number of reasons as to why people use transport chairs. No matter the reason, though, the ultimate goal is to increase convenience and mobility. Let us take a close look at the benefits of transport chair rentals. View Transport Chairs What is a transport chair? Unlike a wheelchair, a transport chair cannot be…

Save Old Nichols Library

Save Old Nichols Library

About 20 years ago, as Naperville continued to add new residents every year by the thousands, I remember hearing some of those newcomers saying “That’s it – I should be the last one”. What they meant was they moved to Naperville because it was such a great town and they didn’t want it to change…

In Need Of Chicago Medical Equipment—Where Can You Turn?

In Need Of Chicago Medical Equipment—Where Can You Turn?

If you have been lucky enough to put off your first major medical event until well into your adulthood, you may find yourself stymied by the idea of recuperating from surgery or another medical procedure at home, without the equipment-related conveniences and comforts of the hospital. Fortunately, just about all the devices you need to…

Increase Your Mobility with a Wheelchair Rental

Increase Your Mobility with a Wheelchair Rental

Whether you have recently undergone a medical procedure as serious as a hip replacement or as comparatively minor as a bunion removal, you may find yourself in need of a wheelchair during your recuperation period. Few hospitals and rehabilitation facilities have the resources to lend wheelchairs to their patients, which means you will usually need…