A report by Kaiser Health News featured on PBS NEWSHOUR, highlights a study that shows older adults continue to fall short on essential vaccinations including those for flu, shingles, pneumonia and tetanus. As the start of another flu season approaches, we at Hanson Services want to encourage all Seniors and those who care for them to make sure they are up to date on these life saving shots. Many are conveniently available through local pharmacies, retailers, community and senior centers, and of course, medical providers. The story in its entirety is featured below.
Vaccinations for Seniors
BY Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News September 16, 2015 at 7:21 AM EDT
Three out of four Americans older than 60 don’t get a shingles vaccine to protect themselves […]