By: Nancy Emma
Just because you’re a woman over the age 65, doesn’t mean you should stop your annual preventative checkups. Female health is just as important (if not more so) in your twilight years. That’s why Medicare covers screening mammograms, bone mass measurements, screening pap tests and screening pelvic exams.
Older Women Can Take Steps to a Longer and Healthier Life
“You’re never too old to start taking better care of yourself,” suggests Alan Weinstock, an insurance broker at http://www.MedicareSupplementPlans.com. So if you have been neglecting your health, now is the time to make it a top priority.
Here is a list of what the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health suggests women do to stay healthy:
Get at least 2 and a half hours of moderate physi...