65 Years of Age and Older

Age: 65 years and older

Frequency of Visits:
1 visit per year

Examination to Include:

  • Interval history, weight, blood pressure
  • Testicular or Breast exam
  • Rectal exam, fecal occult blood
  • Serum Cholesterol/HDL - once every 5 years
  • Pap Smear - discretionary if 3 consecutive normals
  • Mammography - annually
  • Sigmoidoscopy - once every 3-5 years
  • Bone Density - every 2 years for females

Immunizations & Counseling:

  • Tetanus-diphtheria (Td) booster: once every 10 years
  • Influenza vaccine - annually