As a woman in your 70s or beyond, you have reached a significant milestone. Your daily routine’s hustle and bustle are now being replaced with leisurely travel, pursuing hobbies, or spoiling your precious grandchildren. While you may be enjoying this newfound freedom, it is more important than ever to be mindful of the potential health concerns that affect women your age.
Stay On Top Of Your Mental & Physical Health
The health maintenance for women in their 70s and beyond is similar to when you were in your 50s and 60s. Mammograms and breast screenings should still be scheduled with your doctor on an annual basis.
One notable change for women in this age group is the focus on their cognitive health. It is not uncommon for women in their 70s and beyond to experience failure in their motor, emotional, or sensory functions. You should receive regular checkups to discuss any chronic or new symptoms you may be experiencing.
Twice/year physical to discuss any chronic or new symptoms, current medications, get hearing and vision checked. Whatever the need, our providers can help or refer you to an expert.