Lifetime Personal Health

  • 20s (2020-2029): Preventive Health Care

    20s (2020-2029): Preventive Health Care
    Protecting skin and eyes to prevent cancer, wearing sunscreen and avoiding indoor tanning salons, practicing good hygiene, washing hands frequently, building bones to prevent bone diseases, wearing seat belts or helmets to reduce the risk of injury in an accident, finding a primary care provider, doing preventive screening, not smoking, not drinking and driving, and knowing family health history
  • 20s (2020-2029): Routine Health Care

    20s (2020-2029): Routine Health Care
    Having a medical check-up every 2 years with blood pressure screening, having a gynecological exam, clinical breast exam and pap test every 2-3 years (for women), cholesterol screening, dental exam, calculating body mass index (BMI), getting eye exams, getting immunized
  • 20s (2020-2029): Healthy Eating

    20s (2020-2029): Healthy Eating
    Maintaining a healthy weight, limiting fast and processed foods, eating fruits and vegetables, including calcium, protein, potassium, healthy omega-3 fats, and folic acids, taking vitamins and other supplements.
  • 20s (2020-2029): Physical Activity

    20s (2020-2029): Physical Activity
    Exercising regularly to maintain a healthy weight, and getting enough sleep each night.
  • 20s (2020-2029): Special/Additional Concerns

    20s (2020-2029): Special/Additional Concerns
    Taking care of sexual health through safer sex, HIV screening, STD prevention, and using contraception; taking care of mental health by reducing stress caused by all the new things happening in life; taking care of emotional health by making friends, creating balance in life, learning new things, being safe, doing things you like and developing a financial plan
  • 30s (2030-2039): Physical Activity

    30s (2030-2039): Physical Activity
    Exercising regularly for 30-60 minutes to lower risk for heart disease, certain types of cancers and bone diseases; getting enough sleep.
  • 30s (2030-2039): Healthy Eating

    30s (2030-2039): Healthy Eating
    Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, and dairy products. Taking in essential vitamins, minerals, iron, folic acid, calcium, potassium, B vitamins, vitamin D, fiber, healthy omega-3 fats, and reducing sodium in diet.
  • 30s (2030-2039): Preventive Health Care

    30s (2030-2039): Preventive Health Care
    Not smoking, not drinking and driving, reducing stress, doing preventive screenings, monitoring BMI, avoiding illegal substances, protecting oneself from the sun, wearing seat belts, and following safety regulations.
  • 30s (2030-2039): Routine Health Care

    30s (2030-2039): Routine Health Care
    Getting a medical check-up every 2-3 years, calculating BMI regularly, having a gynecological exam, breast exam and pap test for women, dental exam, eye exams and vision screening, hearing test, cholesterol screening, getting immunized, skin cancer screening.
  • 30s (2030-2039): Special/Additional Concerns

    30s (2030-2039): Special/Additional Concerns
    Taking care of sexual and reproductive health, taking care of the skin to reduce the risk of getting cancer, taking care of the back by having good posture and doing strength exercises, and building muscle to to slow down the process of muscle turning into fat in our 30s.
  • 40s (2040-2049): Healthy Eating

    40s (2040-2049): Healthy Eating
    Eating a well-balanced diet, avoiding processed and fast foods, taking the essential supplements, and including vital minerals and vitamins in the diet.
  • 40s (2040-2049): Physical Activity

    40s (2040-2049): Physical Activity
    Exercising regularly and getting enough sleep.
  • 40s (2040-2049): Preventive Health Care

    40s (2040-2049): Preventive Health Care
    Getting immunized, doing preventive screening, reducing risk for chronic pain conditions, reducing stress to keep immunity up, maintaining a healthy blood pressure, cholesterol, heart rate, triglycerides and homocysteine to reduce risk of heart attacks and stroke, maintaining a healthy blood
  • 40s (2040-2049): Routine Health Care

    40s (2040-2049): Routine Health Care
    Physical exam every 2-3 years, calculating BMI, dental exam and cleaning, comprehensive eye exam, blood pressure screening, cholesterol screening, diabetes screening, baseline echocardiogram, colorectal cancer screening, breast and pelvic exams, pap test, mammogram and bone density test for women.
  • 40s (2040-2049): Special/Additional Concerns

    40s (2040-2049): Special/Additional Concerns
    Taking care of sexual and reproductive health due to issues such as sexual dysfunction; taking care of the skin due to problems like adult acne, sun damage, age spots, wrinkles and cancer; going for eye exams and hearing tests due to changes in vision and risk of hearing loss; taking care of the digestive system due to problems in that area.
  • 50s (2050-2059): Healthy Eating

    50s (2050-2059): Healthy Eating
    Eating a well-balanced diet, paying attention to good nutrition, cutting back on sodium, limiting foods with unhealthy fat, eating plenty of fruits and vegetables.
  • 50s (2050-2059): Physical Activity

    50s (2050-2059): Physical Activity
    Exercising for at least 30-60 minutes on most days, including aerobic exercises for the heart and weight-bearing exercises for bones and muscles, maintaining a healthy weight, getting enough sleep.
  • 50s (2050-2059): Preventive Health Care

    50s (2050-2059): Preventive Health Care
    Not smoking, reducing stress to slow down the aging process and reducing the risk of heart diseases, drinking alcohol in moderation, not drinking and driving, wearing seat belts, following safety regulation, doing preventive medical screening for the common health concerns.
  • 50s (2050-2059): Routine Health Care

    50s (2050-2059): Routine Health Care
    Challenging oneself with hobbies to improve brain function and overall health, physical exam every 2-3 years, dental exam, eye exam, blood pressure screening, cholesterol screening, diabetes screening, skin exam, baseline echocardiogram, colorectal cancer screening, immunizations, screening tests for women (pelvic exam, breast exam, mammogram, pap test, HPV test, bone density test).
  • 50s (2050-2059): Special/Additional Concerns

    50s (2050-2059): Special/Additional Concerns
    Taking care of oneself and doing preventive screening for concerns like abnormal blood sugar levels, anxiety, cancer, changes in vision, chronic pain, depression, digestive issues, hair loss, hearing loss, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, menopause, osteoporosis, overactive bladder, skin problems, and thyroid problems.
  • 60s (2060-2069): Healthy Eating

    60s (2060-2069): Healthy Eating
    Eating a well-balanced diet, including essential supplements, vitamins and minerals; limiting processed and sugary foods.
  • 60s (2060-2069): Physical Activity

    60s (2060-2069): Physical Activity
    Exercising for 30 minutes on most days, and doing aerobic exercises to strengthen heart function.
  • 60s (2060-2069): Preventive Health Care

    60s (2060-2069): Preventive Health Care
    Drinking wine in moderation, not smoking or quit smoking, doing preventive, diagnostic tests, taking care of oneself, taking care of the heart, skin and bones, wearing a seatbelt and driving safely.
  • 60s (2060-2069): Routine Health Care

    60s (2060-2069): Routine Health Care
    Seeing the health care provider on a regular basis for screenings, diagnostic tests and health check-ups: flu vaccine, blood pressure screening, bone density test, breast exam and mammogram for women, colonoscopy, dental exam, rectal exam and fecal occult blood test, eye exam, blood glucose test, hepatitis vaccines, pap test for women, pelvic exam, pneumonia vaccine, shingles vaccine, tetanus shots, thyroid exam, skin exam.
  • 60s (2060-2069): Special/Additional Concerns

    60s (2060-2069): Special/Additional Concerns
    Taking care of mental function by doing hobbies and challenging oneself, having smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, practicing safer sex, learning CPR, and improving balance and coordination to reduce risk of falls.