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Getting the right health advice is a key part of maintaining your lifestyle and keeping your health on the right track. As we age, it becomes even more important to have the right people at our beck and call to answer health-related questions, and give us helpful direction on what steps to take next.
Whether it’s finding a new health practitioner, checking in with your pharmacist, or having a consultation with a specialist, we’ve put together some resources to help you find the right advice from the right people.
1. The PC Health app
The PC Health app offers instant access to a hand-picked network of nurses, dietitians, doctors, and other healthcare providers across Canada (excluding Quebec currently) – all from the palm of your hand.
When you download the PC Health app on your computer or smart device, you can chat with nurses and dietitians to help answer your health-related questions, or even book a consultation with a doctor to get a diagnosis, treatment, and even a prescription.
You can also participate in a wide variety of health and wellness programs, shop health products and services, and create a personalized health profile to help you hit your goals and feel your best. Even better, there are plenty of ways to earn PC Optimum™ points along the way!
2. Shoppers Drug Mart® Pharmacy Services
When it comes to managing your medications, health testing and screening, vaccinations and immunizations, your Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacist has the knowledge, experience, and expertise to help guide your better health journey. And with more than 1,300 locations across Canada, there’s a Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacy ready to assist you at your convenience.
You can also explore a variety of free online resources available to help you refill prescriptions, find information on conditions and symptoms, get mental health support, and more.
3. Wellwise by Shoppers™ Health Services
As our customers’ partner in health and wellness, we strive to help Canadians take control of how they age, stay longer in the home they love, and provide them with the help they need to make the most of every day. That includes products to help you live better, people to offer sound advice, and services to help you age on your terms.
The expert staff at our stores are happy to offer advice for your health-related concerns with product recommendations, in-home consultations, and in-store appointments with our specialists.
CPAP & Sleep Therapy
We have the products and services to help support you on your sleep journey. You can schedule an in-store CPAP and Sleep Apnea Therapy consultation with one of our highly trained sleep consultants for one-on-one guidance toward a better night’s sleep.
Professional Fittings for Braces & Supports
If you’re looking for fittings for custom braces and supports, we have the people and expertise to help ensure your equipment does what it was designed to do. Contact your local store to arrange getting your prescription filled and scheduling an in-store consultation.
We are here to help you and your loved ones feel safe and confident in your home. From in-home assessments, to product recommendations and scheduled post-sale follow-ups, we can help you stay in the home you love.
Our in-store consultants would be more than happy to help you find the right fit. Visit your local store today to explore a vast array of compression socks and undergarments, footcare products, footwear, and more.
And much more!
Need help with something else? We are always here to help with your essential health and wellness needs. Find your local Wellwise by Shoppers™ location to get started today.
The information presented in this blog post is designed for educational purposes only. You should not rely on any information on this post as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or as a substitute for professional counseling care. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you should always consult with a physician or other healthcare professional