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Getting the Right Care to Stay Healthy as You Age

Campaign Series: Choosing Wisely
Article Type: Advice
Language: Plain English, Spanish
Format: PDF
Most recent update: 09/28/2016
Here’s a quick guide to some of the most common tests and treatments for older adults. It’s based on advice from medical experts and Consumer Reports. It can help you talk with your doctor about the care you need to stay healthy. It can also help you avoid tests and treatments you may not need. Some of these can harm you. Others are just a waste of money.