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2020 Flu Season: Two Reasons to get Vaccinated

 

October 7, 2020



If an apple a day can keep the doctor away, what will a flu vaccine get you? The answer may be better health today and improved odds of maintaining your brain power in the future.

The risks posed by the flu are pretty self-evident for older adults. Last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that 35.5 million people in the U.S. contracted the flu, resulting in 34,200 deaths. Of those fatalities, about 75% were among people over age 65.

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