Tag Archives: Seniors

Flu Vaccines Failing Seniors

Ever since the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began recommending that all Americans 6 months of age and older get an annual flu shot, it’s been touted as the best method of preventing influenza. While it’s true that influenza is a highly infectious airborne disease, controversy exists over the use of influenza vaccines,… Read More »

Give Seniors a Annual Memory Checkup, Experts Say

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many older people show evidence of mental decline, called mild cognitive impairment, but doctors often miss this sometimes early sign of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. To help doctors get a better handle on their patients’ mental state, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN)… Read More »