Dec 12

Should Seniors Donate Blood This Holiday Season?

By MD for Seniors

Becoming a blood donor is a wonderful way to give back to the community. Blood donations are helpful year-round, but they can be especially important during the busy holiday season.

Blood donations generally decline between Thanksgiving and New Years. This is possibly because people around the country are too busy with holiday preparation and festivities, according to the Red Cross. A drop in contributions leads to a smaller amount of available blood for patients. For anyone who can find the time during the holiday season, one donation appointment can go a long way for people in need.

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