As we age, our health needs are constantly changing. Knowing what to expect as you enter your 50's, 60's, and 70's can help you proactively monitor your health and maintain the best possible quality of life.
A recent Next Avenue article highlights key health areas to monitor as you enter each decade. These include preventive testing, knowing health risks, and staying active in your 50's.
In your 60's, make sure to mind your sexual health, maintain your fitness, and educate yourself about depression. The article advises those in their 70's to continue a regular fitness routine, eat right, prevent falls, and monitor mental health.
The common thread throughout the decades is staying active!
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