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Adults 65+: Five Things to Know About Immunization Against Pneumococcal Disease

There are currently more than 46.2 million Americans aged 65 and older, more than any other time in US history and growing.1 Many still lead active lifestyles, which include getting enough sleep, exercising and eating right to stay healthy and keep doing the things they love to do. However, as we get older, our immune system naturally weakens, putting even healthy and active adults as young as 65 at increased risk for potentially serious diseases,2 such as pneumococcal pneumonia. That’s why all adults over age 65 should talk to their doctor about the importance of staying up-to-date on adult vaccinations recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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