Healthy living in your 60s
You're in your 60s! What can you do to be as healthy as possible? Be healthier with one — or all — of the steps below! Get the conversation started at your next well-woman visit with this list. Don't forget to sign up for Medicare health coverage around your 65th birthday. Learn more at Medicare.gov.
The decision to get any medical test or procedure, at any age, is a personal one between you and your doctor. These age ranges may not apply to every person.
These guidelines are based on recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (link is external), the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the Women's Preventive Services Guidelines, the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.