Seniors and Flu Shots

October through May marks the flu season and, as always, seniors are encouraged to get their flu shots. Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend all people ages 6 months and older get a flu shot, young children, people with certain health conditions and people ages 65 and older are at a higher risk for the flu and should make this a health … [Read more...]

Seniors & Elderly Flu Prevention

You know it's coming on when the fever, headache, tiredness, cough and other symptoms start. It can keep you from being at your best and slow you down. Even though it is easier to ignore it than interrupt your busy life, don't. According to the CDC, every year 36,000 people die and 200,000 are put in the hospital in the United States due to complications related to the flu. … [Read more...]