Being in good physical and mental health can help you live a long and enriching life. Even as you age, your primary doctor can offer recommendations for protecting your wellbeing and preventing health problems from arising. In the resources below, read about the changes, tests and screenings that you may undergo in order to learn more about staying healthy, happy and strong at any age.
- Studies show how a healthy heart can support a healthy brain. This guide from AARP explores the connection between the heart and the brain and how aging impacts memory and brain function.
- If you complain of certain symptoms, your doctor may utilize diagnostic imaging to help him or her come to a diagnosis of your condition. Learn more about medical x-rays, their uses, and patient expectations with this Mayo Clinic guide.
- As patients age, declining overall health could have an impact on mental clarity and cognition. This study by the CDC explores the relationship between mental health and aging in older adults across the nation.
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