Adults 65+: Five Things to Know About Immunization Against Pneumococcal Disease

Adults 65+: Five Things to Know About Immunization Against Pneumococcal Disease


There are currently more than 46.2 million Americans aged 65 and older, more than any other time in US history and growing.1 Many still lead active lifestyles, which include getting enough sleep, exercising and eating right to stay healthy and keep doing the things they love to do. However, as we get older, our immune system naturally weakens, putting even healthy and active adults as young as 65 at increased risk for potentially serious diseases,2 such as pneumococcal pneumonia.



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