Men's health in your 60s

Your 60s are a decade of change for many men; good health can provide an opportunity to enjoy retirement, travel and spend time with family.

 

If you don't already have one, find a GP you feel comfortable talking to.

Make an annual health check with your GP as essential goal each birthday. 

Talk to your GP about:

Your family's medical history

Type 2 diabetes risk

Weight, height and waist measurement

Blood pressure

Screening for bowel cancer

Prostate cancer risk 

Your skin cancer risk - get those moles checked out

Cholesterol levels

Mental health

Eye and hearing tests

Osteoporosis risk

Any erectile concerns

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keep your brain fit

Research suggests that living a brain-healthy life can reduce your risk of dementia. Challenging the brain with new activities to build new brain cells and strengthen the connections between them.