Smoking can harm those around you, especially young children. Did you know that children who breathe in secondhand smoke get sick more often with ear infections, bronchitis, pneumonia and more? By quitting smoking, you can protect your loved ones from the dangers caused by cigarette smoke.
Start your quit plan today! Visit 60plus.smokefree.gov , a new quit-smoking website for older adults from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at NIH.
Learn more about how smoking affects the nonsmokers around you.
Watch the stories of former smokers including Mary, a grandmother who quit for her grandchild.
The information on Quitting Smoking for Older Adults was developed for NIHSeniorHealthby the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at NIH.