Category: Vaccines (Page 2)

September 9, 2016

Highlighting Grandparents Day and the Importance of Vaccines

This Sunday is Grandparents Day and it's a time to reflect on how much influence grandparents have on the lives of those close to them. One of the ways older adults can positively influence their loved ones is by informing them of the importance of vaccines. Join us for a Twitter chat on the importance of vaccines for older adults on September 22 at 1 p.m. EST.
August 11, 2016

10 Things to Know about Vaccines

The Alliance has just launched a new "pocket film" called Our Best Shot: The Importance of Vaccines for Older Adults.  To help you learn more about this issue, here are 10 things to know about vaccines and older adults.  
August 1, 2016

The Alliance Launches New Video on Vaccine Awareness for Older Adults

To kick off National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), the Alliance has released a new “pocket film” called Our Best Shot: The Importance of Vaccines in Older Adults. During the month of August, the Alliance will help spread immunization awareness on social media using the hashtags #OurBestShot and #NIAM16. We encourage you to participate by sharing this vital information across your own social media platforms.
December 10, 2015

Flu Season Is Here!

While we can't stop flu season, we can fight back.
December 1, 2015

The Shingles Vaccine: Should I Get It?

Welcome to the next installment in our series on the importance of vaccinations. Last time we talked about immunosenescence, which refers to the weakening of the immune system that occurs when humans age, and influenza. This time we'll take a look at another disease: shingles.
November 10, 2015

Today We Recognize World Immunization Day

Immunizations are extremely important for preventing disease across the globe.
October 21, 2015

Four Facts about Infection and Its Prevention

Here are some things about infection and its prevention that you should know.
October 19, 2015

Of Immunosenescence and Influenza: What You Need to Know

Learn more about influenza and the benefits of the flu vaccine for older adults.
September 13, 2015

On This Grandparents Day Encourage Vaccination among the Older Adults in Your Life

Today is Grandparents Day, an opportunity for families to make a special effort to appreciate their grandparents.
August 27, 2015

HROTW: Learn More about Vaccinations

Our Health Resource of the Week focuses on some of the ways you can learn about why vaccinations keep us safe, no matter what our age.