Growing older has often brought new adventures and challenges to overcome. And by age 65, there are many age related illnesses, one of the most prevalent being pneumonia.
Pneumonia is mainly caused by bacteria, viruses, and other organisms that are breathed into the lungs. People with pneumonia often experience fever, coughing and difficulty breathing.
The medical community says that one of the best ways to protect against pneumonia is to be vaccinated. If an older adult becomes vaccinated at age 65 and then again around 70 he or she are less likely to catch pneumonia. But whether you choose to get vaccinated or not, remember to make healthy decisions for they could make a difference on how well you spend the rest of your life.
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