A Beginner’s Guide to Purchasing A Wheelchair

A Beginner’s Guide to Purchasing A Wheelchair

You have just been discharged from the hospital and are going to need a wheelchair for a while. One of your parents needs a new wheelchair to get around at family events. A wheelchair for disabled customers visiting your office would be a great thing to have. If any of these situations sound familiar you…

Chicago’s Largest Home Medical Equipment Selection

Chicago’s Largest Home Medical Equipment Selection

Medical supplies and equipment can be difficult to find when you’re in a hurry. Online shopping has made finding specific items easy, but these items can’t always be shipped quickly. If you need a specific item yesterday, what are your options? The answer to this question: Shop local! Local small businesses are more likely to…

Great Holiday Gifts on a Budget

Great Holiday Gifts on a Budget

This year we’re making it pretty easy to check off every box on your Christmas list and then some.  For my December blog, I decided to put together a little budget gift guide. Holiday Gifts Under $10 For those inexpensive gifts that still say you care (5 bucks and under) these items are a steal:…

Behind the Scenes: What Does a Pharmacist Do?

Behind the Scenes: What Does a Pharmacist Do?

Whenever someone asks me what I do for a living and hear that I’m a pharmacist, the follow up is what do I do all day besides “putting pills in a bottle.” I completely understand why people ask this question. Before I got into pharmacy, I thought all that happened behind the counter was pill-counting…

How to Rent a Wheelchair

How to Rent a Wheelchair

The need to rent a wheelchair can arise at almost any time. Injuries, accidents, surgeries, and visiting relatives are all common situations that may require a wheelchair for a short period. Where can you get a wheelchair for a day or two? You can always ask around—friends or family may have an old wheelchair in…

A Message From Bill December 2018

A Message From Bill December 2018

The holiday season is here again! The older I get the more nostalgic I am for the idealized memories of holidays past.  As I picked up the family Christmas tree  last week, I started thinking about shopping for a tree in town back in the sixties. I have fond memories of what must have been…

New Product Alert: Vivi G’z

New Product Alert: Vivi G’z

As the father of an infant and a toddler, I always love seeing new items that help parents. Especially ones that fit into product categories at Oswald’s Pharmacy! While we’re not necessarily a shoe or clothing store, our gift buyers bring in plenty of carefully curated boutique lines we know our customers will love. Vivi…

What You Need to Know About Diabetes

What You Need to Know About Diabetes

Does it seem like you’ve heard diabetes being mentioned more than usual? This is because diabetes is quickly becoming a priority healthcare concern in the United States. Although the CDC currently lists it as the seventh leading cause of death in the United States, studies show that deaths from diabetes may be underreported. Diabetes may…

Great Giving: 2018 Gift Buying at Oswald’s

Great Giving: 2018 Gift Buying at Oswald’s

The Holidays will be here before we know it. Are you ready? I am!!! Yes, I am definitely bragging. I’m bragging because I am almost done with all of my holiday shopping, and I haven’t shopped anywhere outside of Oswald’s so far. Holiday Gifts for the Family My nieces and nephews were easy to shop…