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About Our Program

Women make up more than 50% of the 300 million people living in the United States, have an average life expectancy into the mid 80’s and spend one-third of those years in menopause. While post-reproductive years are often the richest and most rewarding, physiologic health is impacted by the transition to menopause and the postmenopausal state. The decline of ovarian hormones increases the risk of metabolic syndrome, osteoporosis, mood changes, cognitive decline, sexual dysfunction, immune senescence and neuromuscular changes. During the menopause transition, women develop conditions which increase their risk for heart disease, the leading cause of death for women over age 65.

Because aging women are at risk for health challenges, a multidisciplinary approach to healthy aging is necessary. Assessment should be holistic and include strategies to maintain post-reproductive health. (European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) 2016).

Women's Wellness and Healthy Aging

Welcome to the Johns Hopkins Women’s Wellness and Healthy Aging program! Here you will find a brief overview of what our program offers, and how it can benefit you.

Meet Our Team
  • Strategies for Healthy Aging

    Learn about recommended lifestyle modifications to promote healthy aging

  • Meet Our Team

    Meet the WWHAP's diverse team of supportive and compassionate specialists.

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A coordinated effort that provides excellent medical care, evidence-based health education, and social support will ensure healthy transitions for women into and through their post-reproductive years. Our dedicated navigator works with physicians and patients to facilitate physician consultations and patient support/education groups.