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May 3, 2018
Older adults and seniors need protection against infectious illnesses just like children do. Vaccines are essential.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC Harrisburg
Categorized as: Cold and Flu, Family Health, Health Topics A-Z, Living and Wellness
Tagged with: influenza, Pertussis, Pinnacle Health, pneumonia, shingles, vaccine, Whooping Cough
June 29, 2015
Learn more about common health conditions in older adults including shingles, dementia, and Alzheimer's in this edition of Medical Mondays.
Categorized as: Family Health
Tagged with: aging, dementia, falls, geriatrics, hoarding, medical mondays, senior care, shingles
June 27, 2015
Shingles is characterized by a painful rash on your midsection or on your face. It is caused by the varicella virus and appears in adults over age 50.
Tagged with: blisters, chickenpox, medical mondays, shingles, shingles vaccine, skin rash, varicella