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Health Recommendations for Women in Their 60s

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It's Sensational to be in Your 60s

Retirement may be in sight. If you have kids, they might be out of the nest and creating nests of their own. Whether the plan for your 60s is to work, travel or become a grandparent, Atlantic Health System Women’s Health is here to help you stay healthy along the way.

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There’s still time to form a real relationship with a primary care physician in addition to your gynecologist. This partnership is critical to your health in this decade and the ones to come.

Let's Talk About Prevention

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You may also want to ask your doctor about screenings and vaccinations appropriate for adult women of any age. These include:

  • Hearing test
  • Vision test
  • Cholesterol screening
  • Hepatitis A vaccine
  • Hepatitis B vaccine
  • Varicella vaccine (chicken pox)
  • Measles mumps and rubella vaccine
  • Tdap booster vaccine (tetanus)
  • Bone mineral density (osteoporosis)
  • Diabetes screening

Get Moving, Stretch Out, and Get Some Sleep

You have so much time to share, experience and enjoy this decade. Here’s how to optimize it:

These recommendations are intended as a guide for women in their 60s who are of general good health to discuss with their physician.

We're here to help you navigate all your decades. Call 1-800-247-9580 for a referral to a physician to discuss these recommendations.