As we age, we begin to feel the effects of a life working, playing sports and wear on our joints. Pain, restricted movement and inflammation from Osteoarthritis affects many people and although there is no cure, you can make living with Osteoarthritis easier.
Looking after your own medicine or those of a loved one can be complicated. Multiple medicines and dosage times can boggle even the most astute mind. Pharmacists are experts in managing medicines and can support you in more ways that just dispensing prescriptions.
LEVEL 2 UPDATE (11th August 2020): Since we've enjoyed level 1 now for a while, here's a refresher on what level 2 means at Ahuriri Pharmacy. We ask that you: Please hand sanitise at the door with the sanitiser provided. Please only enter when there is up to 4 other customers in store and otherwise just wait a minute for someone to leave. Please remember to still socially distance 2m away from other people in store. Please use the QR code displayed in store to keep your digital diary. Please don't enter if you are sick with fever, cough, sore throat or shortness of breath. Rather, call us from your car for assistance and then call Healthline on 0800 358 5453....
Do you ever walk into a room and forget what you went in for? Forget the names of people or misplace your keys? Thankfully, that is no cause for concern and is common for people of all ages. However, dementia affects 43,000 New Zealanders and their families. Dementia occurs as a result of physical changes in the structure of the brain, affecting memory, behaviour and emotions.