Wordfind: “What Shots Do Seniors Need?”
December 2 – 8 Is National Influenza Vaccination Week
Last year’s flu season was especially severe—in fact, it was the deadliest since the infamous Spanish flu pandemic of 1918. Getting your flu shot is still the best way to protect against the flu. Seniors are at higher risk of dangerous complications, so immunization is especially important for people older than 65.
The flu isn’t the only dangerous disease that can be prevented by getting vaccinated. This month’s puzzle is a reminder of other immunizations that are recommended for most older adults.