Did You Know?
March 4, 2021
Health screenings are a vital component of preventative health care. Specific screenings for older adults can help them stay healthy. Healthline and WebMD recommend older adults schedule these routine tests. The frequency of the screenings may depend on individuals’ health histories, so each test should be discussed with a physician during adults’ annual checkups.
• Blood pressure check
• Blood test to check cholesterol and triglyceride levels
• Colorectal cancer exam starting at age 50
• Weight screening to check for gains or losses
• Prostate cancer screening for m...