The following is a cute little story, and also a sad reflection of what many seniors seem to expect and accept as a normal part of ageing. You can be sure that the couple in this story do not represent the average Wellness Club member or patient of Dr. Myatt!
Folks, as far as we are concerned at the Wellness Club, the ages of 89 and 92 are just getting to be comfortably “mature” – with plenty of good healthy years to look forward to. There should be no need for anyone at any age to look forward to reliance upon such a cornucopia of pharmaceutical crutches and bandaids – even if medicare does pay for ‘em!
So, with that in mind, enjoy a chuckle on Jacob and Rebecca, and on Big Pharma:
Jacob, age 92, and Rebecca, age 89, living in Miami, are all excited about their decision to get married. They go for a stroll to discuss the wedding, and on the way they pass a drugstore … Jacob suggests they go in.
Jacob addressed the man behind the counter: Are you the owner?”
The pharmacist answered, “Yes.”
Jacob: “We’re about to get married. Do you sell heart medication?
Pharmacist: “Of course, we do.”
Jacob: “How about medicine for circulation?”
Pharmacist: “All kinds.”
Jacob: “Medicine for rheumatism?”
Jacob: “How about suppositories?”
Pharmacist: “You bet!”
Jacob: “Medicine for memory problems, arthritis and Alzheimer’s?”
Pharmacist: “Yes, a large variety. The works.”
Jacob: “What about vitamins, sleeping pills, Geritol, antidotes for Parkinson’s disease?”
Jacob: “Everything for heartburn and indigestion?”
Pharmacist: “We sure do.”
Jacob: “You sell wheelchairs and walkers and canes?”
Pharmacist: “All speeds and sizes.”
Jacob: “Adult diapers?”
Jacob: “We’d like to use this store as our Bridal Registry..
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