For Older Adults: What Screenings Do You Need?
One important component to living a long and healthy life is to get preventive health screenings for serious diseases. If your doctor finds a disease early, the problem is often easier to treat and may cause less damage. In addition to celebrating milestone birthdays, consider them reminders for certain important health checks.
Here's a timeline for health screenings through the decades:
Screenings are just one step you can take to prevent disease later in life. Other crucial steps include: