Flu vaccines designed specifically for seniors | Savvy Senior
Last updated 9/28/2016 at Noon
Dear Savvy Senior,
Are there any specific flu shots that are better suited for seniors? I just turned 65 and would like to find out what’s recommended and how Medicare covers it.
There are actually two different flu vaccines available this year that are designed specifically for seniors age 65 and older. One option is the Fluzone High-Dose, which has been available since 2010, and the other is the new FDA approved FLUAD vaccine (you only need to get one of these).
The Fluzone High-Dose (see Fluzone.com) is a high-poten...