Health issues can affect older adults differently than younger people. The information here will help you learn how to take care of yourself when you are sick, including when to seek medical care and how some of these conditions can be prevented.

Take part in your health

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It's important to work together with your doctor to meet all of your health care needs. If you don't have a primary care provider, we can help you choose your physician or change your doctor at any time.

You can also make appointments, see a list of current health concerns, and view past visit information on our online medical record.


Reviewed by Tracy Lippard, MD, July 2019