Flu Season: Two Reasons To Get Vaccinated
If an apple a day can keep the doctor away, what will a
flu vaccine get you? The an swer may be better health today and improved odds of maintaining your brain power in the future.
The risks posed by the flu
are pretty self-evident for older adults. Last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that 35.5 million people in the U.S. contracted the flu, resulting in 34,200
deaths. Of those fatalities, about 75% were among people over age 65.
While we’re waiting on the COVID-19 vaccine…
And the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is another reason for concern – again with a higher risk of death for older Americans. The CDC e...