Watsons offers 10% discount on dispensaries

With the rising cost of living and the importance of staying healthy, especially among the elderly, it is essential that senior citizens have access to proper healthcare consultation and dispensaries.

THESE days, life expectancy is on the rise due to medical and healthcare advancements.

This in turn has resulted in a growing ageing population demographic.

As age catches up, degenerative illnesses would inevitably set in, thus older adults would seek remedies for ailments such as knee pain, osteoporosis, memory failure and insomnia, while some have need for eye supplements due to diminishing eyesight.

With the rising cost of living, and better understanding of the importance of healthy living, especially among the elderly, it is essential that they have access to proper healthcare consultation and dispensaries.

Helping hand

Watsons, as a leading pharmacy provider, recognises that the older generation have specific needs.

So, to help ease people into ageing, it has introduced the Watsons Privilege Card for those aged 45 and above.

Watsons pharmacists can advise you on how to use medical devices.Watsons pharmacists can advise you on how to use medical devices.

The card entitles holders to 10% discount off all dispensary items, including drugs, medicines and medical devices sold over the counter.

Members will appreciate the 10% savings as they will have a higher need for medical aid and healthcare supplies.

“At Watsons, we believe in providing the best services with the most affordable price for our shoppers. The Watsons Privilege Card for those aged 45 and above, provides an additional benefit to our members, ” said Watsons Malaysia managing director Caryn Loh.

“This is our way of showing gratitude to our loyal members who have been supporting us throughout the years. The 10% discount for all essential health products and health aids will be valuable to our members.”

Free service

Watsons aims to give the right advice on healthcare and safe use of drugs and devices.

As an added benefit to customers, pharmacists will provide free health consultation at selected Watsons stores.

These free services include blood pressure reading, health and body weight assessment, and blood glucose test for which customers will only be charged for the strips used.

“Besides monitoring their blood pressure and sugar, we also give advice on lifestyle changes to complement their medication.

“By taking the time to give them an understanding of their ailment, we trust that our advice on intervention will be appreciated and followed, ” said Watsons’ pharmacists.

Watsons pharmacists are also certified to help smokers kick the habit.

Customers have also sought pharmacists’ counsel on hair loss treatment and contraception management.

Meanwhile, customers can also request pharmacists show them how to use specific medical devices, so that they can perform their health checks at home.

If you need advice, Watsons as a health institution has its people in place to help all Malaysians deal with health matters. At no charge.

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