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  • Shingles in Elderly Adults: How Dangerous is Shingles in the Elderly? Shingles is a viral infection that causes a painful rash. They most often appear as a stripe of blisters that wraps around one side of your torso. The cause of shingles in the elderly is a virus called varicella-zoster. Chickenpox and shingles are both caused by this virus. ... Continue Reading
  • Immunization and the Elderly: Natural Ways to Boost Seniors’ Immune Systems It’s a fact of life that as we grow older, our immune system doesn’t work quite the way it used to. That’s important information to know because the body’s immunity is what protects us from catching common viruses that are making the rounds, as well as developing more ... Continue Reading