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þÿ(NAPSA) You can quickly and conveniently get the whole family vaccinated against the flu at any of the more than 9,600 CVS Pharmacy and 1,100 MinuteClinic locations across the country. Visit www.CVS.com/flu and www.MinuteClinic.com/flu for more information and additional resources.

It’s never too late to plan your retirement, says Hans Scheil, CFP¨, president of Cardinal Retirement Planning, Inc. To help, he’s written a book, “The Complete Cardinal Guide to Planning for and Living in Retirement” (Tupelo Press). Learn more at www.RetireWithHans.com.

“It’s always a good idea to stay updated on your personal finances and your credit report offers one of the best ways to do that,” says Stuart K. Pratt, president and CEO of the Consumer Data Industry Association. Get it free at www.annualcreditreport.com.

To increase your comfort and save some cold cash, make sure your heating system is in good shape before winter comes. To learn how to improve the efficiency of your home comfort system, visit www.luxaire.com or follow it on YouTube and @LuxaireHVAC on Twitter.

A delightful way to celebrate the season is with Angry Orchard Crisp Apple and Cinnful Apple hard ciders. They complement smoky BBQ flavors and spice up any simple cocktail. For recipes and more, go to www.angryorchard.com.

Knee osteoarthritis pain may be managed with a new treatment called GELSYN-3, involving an injection of highly purified solution of hyaluronic acid to provide relief for up to six months. Learn more at www.GELSYN3.com.

For safety’s sake, regularly check your car’s lights and windshield wipers, says the Car Care Council, the source of the “Be Car Care Aware” campaign promoting regular vehicle care. For a free “Car Care Guide” or more information, visit www.carcare.org.

Having your septic system inspected by a septic service professional can determine whether your system has a leak or backup and is due for repair. For more information on how to be SepticSmart, visit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at www.epa.gov/septicsmart.

“Preparation is key for a successful parking lot party,” says acclaimed grilling expert and New York Times best-selling cookbook author Jamie Purviance, author of “Weber’s New American Barbecue.” He infuses ethnic flair into traditional barbecue with fresh, modern flavors.

Seniors can be prepared in case of a fall. Medical alert devices, such as Philips Lifeline, can provide access to a Response Center to contact emergency help should a fall occur. For facts about aging well and how to prevent falls, visit www.lifeline.philips.com.