Medicare isn’t there for you only when you’re sick. The health care program offers a slew of preventive services as well, including immunizations for older patients, who are especially vulnerable to influenza.
AARP Wyoming is encouraging members to be sure they are up to date on their vaccines and immunizations.
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Older adults are an important part of the Philadelphia County community. Influenza (commonly known as “the flu”) is a contagious disease that can be severe and life-threatening, especially for adults 65 years of age and older. AARP community partner Center in the Park will be sponsoring a flu prevention fair.
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 -- Guest Blog by Frances Trelease --
Girl with the Flu
Influenza activity is widespread in Montana with half of the counties reporting confirmed cases, state public health officials said today.
After reading  my colleague Jen's post, I'm kicking myself for not getting a flu shot.
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It all started last night. My poor mom was nearly unrecognizable on the phone, all stuffed up and coughing.  Then, on my ride into work, I scanned the headlines (“One of the earliest and worst seasons in years!”) and started to get alarmed. Suddenly the usual chorus of wintertime commuter sniffles seemed more and more ominous.  Hello, hand sanitizer.
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