Vaccinations

Influenza – My Age Put Me at a Greater Risk of Complications

INFLUENZA – MY AGE PUT ME AT A GREATER RISK OF COMPLICATIONS - PDF

I recently retired and was looking forward to my new life. Despite my doctor’s warnings that I'm vulnerable to more serious outcomes, I never got vaccinated against influenza as I considered myself in good health.

One Senior’s Perspective on Flu

One Senior’s Perspective on Flu & Independence

When 87-year-old Peggy Prendergast went to the hospital for a fractured hip in 2017, nothing prepared her for what she was about to see.

A Senior’s Story from Influenza Diagnosis to Long-Term Impact

A Senior’s Story from Influenza Diagnosis to Long-Term Impact

It’s been just over a year since 79-year-old Kamloops, BC resident Art Bepple was diagnosed with influenza and spent the next two months in the hospital fighting for his life.

More than a bad cold: The burden of flu in seniors

More than a bad cold: The burden of flu in seniors

When Larry Sharpe embarked on a family vacation with his wife, children and five grandchildren to Hawaii, he never thought he would end up in the hospital.

Influenza and Heart Attack

INFLUENZA TRIGGERED HIS HEART ATTACK - PDF

Talk with your healthcare professional about influenza vaccination.

 

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