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Vaccines: Not just for kids

As kids are returning  to school this month, its time for kids around the country to get their vaccines before heading back to the classroom. But did you now that the need for vaccines doesn’t stop after childhood? The CDC recommends adults over 65 or starting at age 50 with certain medical conditions should receive both the Shingles vaccine as well as Pneumococcal vaccines.  Check out the video below from the organization Alliance for Aging Research to learn more about vaccines and their importance to healthy aging:

 

Want to learn more? Check out the CDC’s recommend list of vaccines for adults here.