For older people, especially those who have health problems such as diabetes or heart disease, the flu can be very serious, even life-threatening. Getting a flu shot every year can help you stay healthy.
Review Date: February 13, 2012
NIH National Institute on Aging Information Center
Learn how to treat the symptoms of a cold or flu and when flu- or cold-like symptoms could indicate the need to seek professional help.
Review Date: November 02, 2012
American Academy of Family Physicians