Some older adults may be reluctant to get the flu vaccine because of a variety of misconceptions, but the CDC is strongly urging seniors to get the shot because the dangers are amplified for them.
Learn the truth behind the most common flu misconceptions and consider getting vaccinated this season.
You can help your aging parents or friends avoid the flu—and get the care they need if they do contract the virus—by taking the following 4 steps.
Here are some ways to prevent the virus from working its way into your household – and into your fun winter plans – this season.
If you’re still uncertain about whether to get a flu shot, here are seven reasons why you should get a flu shot now.
Flu vaccines aren’t one-size-fits-all, however. In addition to the standard flu shot, there are two alternatives designed to offer protection for older adults. As you prepare for this year’s flu shot, take time to compare what’s available.
If you haven’t been taking the flu seriously, it may be time to reconsider. Here’s a look at the flu’s cost to our finances, our health and our society.
You wake up in the morning sniffling, achy and with a sore throat. Your foggy brain struggles to function and panic sets in as you wonder: Is this just a cold that will pass or is it the flu?
If you or your family members sometimes skip annual flu shots, you aren’t alone: Only about 40 percent of U.S. residents got the flu vaccine last year. But skipping the flu shot could be a deadly gamble.
The most important step in preventing flu infection is getting your flu vaccine each year. Beyond getting vaccinated, what else can you do to keep your family safe? Here are five ways to help protect your loved ones and keep them happy and healthy this flu season.