Prevention Guidelines for Men 65+
Here are the screening tests and immunizations that most men ages 65 and older need. Although you and your health care provider may decide that a different schedule is best for you, this plan can guide your discussion.
*Recommendation from the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure
**Exceptions may exist; talk with your health care provider
1If the test is positive, a colonoscopy should be done
2The multiple stool take-home test should be used. One test done by the doctor in the office is not adequate for testing. A colonoscopy should be done if the test is positive.
3Recommendation from the American Academy of Ophthalmology
4For complete list, see the CDC website
5For complete list, see the CDC website
Screening guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Immunization schedule from the CDC