Posts Tagged ‘ flu season ’

FLU SEASON REQUIRES CAUTION AMONG SENIORS

Jan 12th, 2013 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Stay at home. Avoid crowds and places where large numbers of people touch the products they are considering buying. Stay inside during severe cold snaps. Spend as little time as possible in grocery stores. People have to eat. Therefore, even when ill they will shop for food. Use hand sanitizers in your home. Place them in several strategic places throughout your home.

These may sound like simple, conventional suggestions. But, they are important habits, routines, and behaviors to adopt during this flu season. Even limiting the number of persons who visit in your home should be added to the list. You don’t know where they have been or what precautions they may be taking, if



TIPS FOR AVOIDING THE FLU

Oct 31st, 2011 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Practical Suggestions to Avoid the Flu Every year in the last three months, seniors are reminded to get our flu shots and to do what we can to avoid contracting the viruses that cause influenza.  Because of age and increasing physical vulnerability, senior citizens are more at risk for problems developing if we get the [...]