Vaccines in the Elderly

A biological preparation that stimulates the body's production of antibodies and provides immunity against a specific disease.

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  • Adult Vaccination: Protect Yourself, Seniors and Their Caregivers

    Seniors may believe that their inoculation days are over, but keeping up with recommended vaccine schedules throughout our lives is just as imperative as receiving those initial doses as children.

  • The Best Time of Year to Get a Flu Shot

    Advertisements for flu shots start earlier and earlier every year, but does the timing of your vaccine play a role in how protected you are throughout the entire flu season?

  • Recommended Vaccines for Seniors

    Decreasing an aging loved one’s risk of contracting preventable yet potentially deadly diseases, such as the flu and pneumonia, is as simple as getting a shot (or two). These are the CDC guidelines for senior vaccinations.

  • Benefits of the High-Dose Flu Shot for Seniors

    Seniors over age 65 should receive an annual flu shot to safeguard their health. A high-dose vaccine provides increased protection from infection in individuals who have weaker immune systems.

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