People in the U.S. are living longer than ever before with the advent of preventative medicine and healthy life choices. Today’s older adults live active and healthy lives engaged in their communities. But there’s no getting around one thing: as a result of the natural aging process, our bodies and minds change. There are things you can do to remain healthy both physically and mentally and continue your active lifestyle as you age. It is important to understand what to expect. Some changes may just be part of normal aging, while others may be a warning sign of a medical problem. It is important to know the difference, and to let your health care provider know if you have any concerns.
Having a healthy lifestyle can help you to deal with normal aging changes and make the most of your life. Wellness and preventative care includes screenings, immunizations and recommendations based on age, health status and current evidence-based guidelines. Our holistic approach can also include dietary recommendations, vitamin suggestions and lifestyle counseling.
Use this information to help you stay healthy at ages 50 and above. Learn which screening tests you need and when to get them, which medicines may prevent diseases, and daily steps you can take for good health.