Hometown Pharmacy in Cuba City will be celebrating their 5-year anniversary with an open house on Wednesday, May 15 from noon to 6 p.m. Samples of healthy snacks and Badger Brother’s coffee/cold brew will be available. There will also be $3 make-and -take essential oil rollers with all the proceeds going to the Cuba City K9 fund.
“We like being an part of the community and playing an active role in the community,” said owner Bridget Wilson. Bridget owns the pharmacy with her husband Jon. Hometown Pharmacy isn’t just a place to pick up and fill prescriptions.
“We help people with personalized health care and medicine,” said Wilson. Hometown Pharmacy partners with other pharmacies across the state. “We deal with the latest pharmacy trends and help with the latest health issues,” said Wilson. “Most importantly we are an independent pharmacy. These days people see several doctors for different health issues. We act as a funnel to sort out the medications. We coordinate between the physicians and home health services to provide good care.”
Hometown Pharmacy is a health and wellness pharmacy. “We focus on personalized and lifestyle medicine. We want customers to be proactive,” said Wilson. “We want to be able to answer the why of customers health concerns and provide a convenient place for health information and education.”
Hometown Pharmacy educates on ways to be proactive, diet and exercise, and supplements. Hometown Pharmacy offers Pharmaceutical grade supplements and CBD oils. “You get more of the items you need to stay healthy, not just the items when you have a sickness,” said Wilson. “There’s been a shift from disease management to lifestyle medicine.”
Wilson is a certified Occupational Therapist as well. Customers can go into the pharmacy to have a professional fitting for compression wear and shoes. Wilson also helps with selection and training of home help aids.
Hometown Pharmacy does personalize Med Packaging tailored to the patient’s needs. This helps the customer take the medicine safely which means they can stay in their own home.
One of the newer features found at Hometown Pharmacy is that they are an Alay health location, which means people can come into the pharmacy to receive psychiatric care. “Rural mental health care is a huge deal,” said Wilson. “You can come in and have a tele-psychiatric care sessions. Customers can speak to a professional through a device.”
Hometown Pharmacy is also available to help seniors in the fall when they have to choose between Medicare Part D and prescription drug plans based on medications.
The pharmacy also provides natural beauty products, foods, and snacks along with a unique selection of gifts and décor.
Hometown Pharmacy will be sponsoring the first Community Market of the year on May 15; there will be a booth with a wheel to spin for prizes.