Preventing Colds, Flus, and Respiratory Infections

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As we get older, our immune system changes. It is harder for older adults to fight off illness or to recover from illness. Older adults and people who have chronic health conditions are at increased risk for colds, flus, and respiratory infections.

Download the lesson and listen to the audio above. This lesson is part of Trualta’s Personal Care series, helping caregivers build skills to assist a loved one with everyday care activities. Our lessons are available via printable tip sheets, audio, video, and interactive eLearning. For more information, contact Amber Fisher at or 917-975-9769.