Dr. LaTasha Perkins reminds us of the importance of vaccines for older adults

Recent data from IQVIA and Avelere found that there has been a steep decline in immunizations among older adults, leaving countless older adults vulnerable to preventable illnesses that claim an estimated 50,000 lives each year. Routine vaccinations are a key component of healthy aging for older adults. Yet nearly 75% of older adults agree they need more information about vaccines recommended for their age group.

Family physician Dr. LaTasha Perkins encourages us not to hesitate to ask our doctor if we have any questions or concerns about vaccines.