Pneumonia and complications from influenza together represent the seventh leading cause of death for older adults. Properly vaccinated elders are protected against these viruses and have a lower incidence of respiratory failure, kidney failure, and heart attack.
Call Family First Senior Care at 509-326-5525 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an in-home assessment. Together, we can encourage and facilitate proper vaccinations as a part of healthy aging at home.
- Importance of Influenza and Pneumonia Vaccinations for Seniors. Download.
- The CDC describes the influenza vaccine for the 2014-15 season. Read more.
- The CDC explains the differences among several flu vaccines. Read more.
- The CDC provides a detailed table that differentiates among several common adult immunizations. View table.