You're in your 40s and beyond! Your prime. What can you do to live a healthier life? Be healthier with one — or all — of the steps below! Get the conversation started at your next well-woman visit with this list.

From your 40s on:

Do this questionnaire first

Every day, you should try to:

Talk to your doctor at least once a year about:

I will ask my doctor whether I am at higher risk of or need tests, medicines, or vaccines this year for:

  • Blood pressure
  • Breast cancer prevention medicines
  • Cholesterol
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Flu vaccine
  • COVID-19 vaccine
  • Hepatitis A, B, and C
  • HIV
  • Mammogram
  • Measles, mumps, and rubella
  • Meningitis
  • Pap and HPV
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Tetanus, diphtheria, and whooping cough
  • Tuberculosis
  • Urinary incontinence: Screen for incontinence

From your 50s on add:

From your 60s on add:

  • Osteoporosis screen: The USPSTF recommends screening for osteoporosis with bone measurement testing to prevent osteoporotic fractures in women 65 years and older.
  • Colorectal cancer screening
  • Pneumonia vaccine