Nov. 9, 2019
On Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day, two Partners in Primary Care at Walgreens locations – in Raytown and Gladstone – are planning a Week of Senior Wellness activities in celebration of the one-year anniversary since opening. Senior veterans, their loved ones and caretakers are invited to join in the festivities as well as seniors in both communities, patients, friends and neighbors. The goal is to honor veterans and focus on health and wellness for seniors. Activities will take place from 9:00 am to 11:00 am in Raytown at 9300 E. Gregory Blvd. and from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm in Gladstone at 5121 NE Antioch Rd.
Week of Senior Wellness Activities
The Gladstone and Raytown primary care centers will host events throughout the week.
Activities on Monday, Nov. 11 include: Veterans Care Kits, with notes of appreciation from Partners in Primary Care at Walgreens patients, will be donated to veterans who are living at the Veterans Community Project (VCP) and to members of the American Legion post in Gladstone. The kits will include hygiene products, magazines, coffee, puzzles, disposable razors, chapsticks and more. Partners in Primary Care at Walgreens is encouraging patients and community members to share a note of thanks to our veterans and fill a THANK YOU, VETERANS wall in the lobby at both locations.
Senior Photos – A photobooth will be available for Partners in Primary Care senior patients to create memories at both Veteran Appreciation events with fun props and mascot KC Wolf!
Coffee and Pie Meet and Greet with the Partners in Primary Care holistic care team will be held throughout both events.
KC Wolf will visit during the anniversary events to cheer on the celebration.
Throughout the week of Nov. 11 Partners in Primary Care at Walgreens will host primary care center tours, cooking demos, presentations on the ABCs of Medicare and Medicare Advantage as well as Financial Planning 101, meet-and-greets with a Walgreens pharmacist and more. Visit https://partnersinprimarycare.com/local-events for more details.
Partners in Primary Care at Walgreens Raytown and Gladstone both opened in October 2018. Partners in Primary Care at Walgreens is the first and only senior-focused primary care option in the Kansas City metro area inside Walgreens stores. This makes for a convenient option for seniors to refill prescriptions and find over the counter medications. It also offers an easy way for seniors to navigate their personal health all under one roof by delivering comprehensive, coordinated and personalized care for each patient. The personalized care team consists of a board-certified physician, a collaborating consulting Walgreens pharmacist, a registered nurse ‘care coach,’ nutrition experts, behavioral health specialists and social workers, all dedicated to helping seniors with full-service primary care, pharmacy, nutrition, wellness support and other services.
Currently there are eight area Partners in Primary Care locations open in the Kansas City area, four of which are co-located inside a Walgreens. The centers accept Aetna + Coventry, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans.
In Kansas City, Walgreens supports more than 75,000 Medicare beneficiaries through more than 50 neighborhood pharmacies and other points of care. Primary care physicians at Partners in Primary Care excel at developing long-term relationships with patients living with chronic conditions.