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.
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.
Influenza cases increasing throughout Montana -- Public health officials encourage influenza vaccine
Influenza activity is widespread in Montana with half of the counties reporting confirmed cases, state public health officials said today.
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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