COMFORT & SAFETY
Taking good care of your health is important at all ages, but perhaps even more so in later years. And if you are a caregiver, it's important that you fulfill your role without putting your own health at risk. It’s reassuring to know that comfort and safety are within reach and that your pharmacist can help.
Available at your local pharmacy, mobility aid products are designed to help people maintain health, well-being and personal independence in their homes. Your pharmacy team is there to provide advice based on your specific needs!
8 TIPS TO PREVENT FALLS AT HOME
According to Statistics Canada, between 20% and 30% of older Canadians experience one or more falls each year. The risk of falling can be reduced by taking a few simple measures.
There are many good reasons to use compression socks, whether you have poor blood circulation, want to soothe heavy and tired legs. Your pharmacist will help you choose the right model, size and material for the best fit possible.
If you are taking medication for your heart, your pharmacist could suggest some tests to determine if your blood pressure or your cholesterol are well managed.
MEDICATION FOR CHRONIC CONDITIONS
If you have a chronic condition and require regular medication, your pharmacist is here to facilitate your day to day. They can extend prescriptions and re-prescribe your medication, as well as show you tools to help you get the most out of your treatment.