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      Should I Get the Pneumonia Vaccine?

      Pneumonia is common among seniors — especially in the cooler winter months when everyone spends a bit more time indoors. But...


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      Common Respiratory Tract Infections

      Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are infections in the lungs, throat, airways, or other parts of the body that are involved in...


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      Potential Long-Term Effects of Pneumonia

      Pneumonia is a lung infection that can affect anyone at any age. It makes it difficult to breathe, but most individuals return to...


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      Pneumonia in Seniors 101: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

      Pneumonia is the 5th leading cause of death in seniors. So, it’s important for caregivers and family members of aging adults to...


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      How Caregivers Help with Pneumonia after Hospital Discharge

      A pneumonia diagnosis can feel overwhelming for a senior and their families. This lung infection can be life threatening and...


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      How to Prevent Pneumonia at Home

      Pneumonia can be dangerous and even deadly for seniors. In fact, it’s the 5th leading cause of death among seniors, and it is...


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      Has My COVID Turned into Pneumonia?

      Still feeling run down after from COVID-19? Have you gotten new symptoms? If your COVID symptoms have remained longer than...


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      Who's More at Risk: Pneumonia Survival Rates

      Pneumonia can be a life-threatening infection for some, but for others, it may pass quickly and just cause mild symptoms. So,...


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      INFOGRAPHIC: Diet to Avoid Aspiration Pneumonia

      Pneumonia is tough to deal with for anybody therefore pneumonia in the elderly can be extremely difficult. The good thing is that...


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      Tips to Prevent COVID-Related Pneumonia

      Individuals who get COVID-19 already experience symptoms like coughing, fever, and shortness of breath. However, they can also...


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      Why Are Seniors So Prone to Severe Pneumonia?

      Pneumonia is inflammation of the air sacs in one or both lungs. This condition can range from mild to life threatening. It can...


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      How to Prevent Pneumonia in the Workplace

      Implementing some healthy habits in the workplace helps minimize the incidents of spreading contagious bugs that can develop into...


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