Preventive health starts with education. Learn how to detect problems before you notice symptoms – allowing you to stay healthy, live longer, and avoid disease.
Preventive Care Checklist
Take control of your health today to ensure a healthier tomorrow with our Preventive Care Checklist. This checklist makes it easy to keep the most essential screenings and doctor visits top of mind.
- Checklist for Older Adult Health (English)Open a PDF
- Checklist for Older Adult Health (Spanish)Open a PDF
Know Your Numbers
It’s hard to tell if you have hypertension because symptoms aren’t obvious. The same is true for high cholesterol. Learn how to reduce your risk of heart disease by hitting recommended goals.
Get to Know Your Numbers
Talking with Your Doctor
Become more engaged in your health care. Make your doctor’s appointment a two-way conversation. Here are some tips to make your conversation more valuable.
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Learn about Senior Health
Search for information on health topics like bladder control, cholesterol screening, colorectal screening (colonoscopy), mammograms, and osteoporosis.
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Learn about Preventive Oral Health
Inadequate oral care can negatively affect your overall health. Make sure you take the right steps to manage your dental health.
Test Your Dental Health Knowledge
ABCS of a Healthy Heart
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Diet, medicine, and exercise are just some of the many ways to avoid risk. Learn the ABCS of a healthy heart and stay safe.
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Bones lose strength over time. Luckily, there are some ways of avoiding the risk of falling. By reducing the risk, you have more opportunity for increased mobility and independence.
Learn About Fall Prevention
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This page last updated 10-01-2021.