Checklist for the menopausal years
Women in their 50s and early 60s
One of the significant health milestones for women as we age, is menopause. While it is a natural part of aging, it is all too common to feel unprepared about what to expect.
With a Welia Women’s Health provider by your side, you’ll have someone to guide you, answer your questions, help you set expectations, and manage symptoms. You will also determine a plan for promoting your long-term health, including determining your risk for osteoporosis, cancer, and heart disease. With a Welia provider’s expertise, you’ll proactively manage challenges and pursue strategies that allow you to enjoy this stage of your life to the fullest.
For women with Medicare Part B insurance coverage, your no-cost annual wellness visit is an important step to help you focus on managing your overall health and preventing disease while providing a valuable opportunity to talk to your provider about your wellness. Breast and pelvic exams are covered every other year.
Ask your provider about the following during your annual exam.
- Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
Review your age-specific preventive care checklist with your provider.