Posts Tagged ‘vaccine’

Lessons From Centenarians

Centenarians garner lots of attention. People always want to know their secret to longevity or ‘how they did it.’ But, often, there’s actually a lot more to centenarians than their long years. Many of them, for example, left significant imprints on society and helped make the world a better place through their unique contributions and…

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August Is National Immunization Awareness Month

Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation is proud to announce National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). National Immunization Awareness Month, which takes place every August, is meant “to raise awareness about the important role vaccines play in preventing serious, sometimes deadly, diseases across the lifespan.”1 Importance of Immunization You’d think we wouldn’t need a month to raise awareness…

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Flu Vaccine for the Elderly Flu vaccinations have been the focus of serious debate. On one-hand, the vaccine has the potential to protect people from serious illness. On the other hand, its effectiveness is questionable and it exposes people to potential risks. When it comes to the elderly population, an additional risk is present: a…

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