Pharmacy: A Career As A Pharmacist

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When I chose pharmacy as a career, I became more attentive when I would have to go to the pharmacy to pick up a prescription. Most pharmacists in my hometown are nearing the age of retirement and there is not a younger generation to take over when they plan to retire. In the past 5 years, two pharmacies have permanently closed. I chose pharmacy to help with the lack of pharmacists in my hometown and to explain to others why drugs should be used in healthcare. My great-grandmother, my dad, or my best friend’s dad could not tell you how their medications improve their quality of life. They realize their importance when they forget to take them.
The elderly population is growing due to advances in medicine. The elderly are often taken advantage
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