Talking with Your Doctor

Frequently Asked Questions

12. As I age, are there things I can do to prevent disease?

Yes. Talk to your doctor about things you can do to prevent disease and improve your health. It is never too late to stop smoking, eat healthier foods, or start exercising. For information about the types of exercises appropriate for older adults, visit the Exercise and Physical Activity for Older Adults topic at http://nihseniorhealth.gov/
exerciseforolderadults/toc.html
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