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Health Screenings and Exams for Older Adults

At Banner Health, we’re here to help you thrive in your golden years with preventive care services that include medical health screenings and exams. The screenings and exams your doctor recommends will vary in frequency, as well as what age you should receive them. We’ve included general guidelines for health screenings and exams for older adults and the recommended frequency at which you should receive them. Depending on your health, your doctor may recommend additional screenings and exams at a different frequency.

Schedule an appointment with your  doctor today to learn what medical screenings and exams you need now and how you can stay current on these important preventive health measures.

Screenings and Exams to Stay Healthy


  • Blood pressure screening (annually)
  • Cholesterol screening
  • Colorectal cancer (every 10 years) 
  • Bone density scan (every 2 years)
  • Vitamin D test
  • Thyroid hormone test
  • Diabetes test
  • Skin check (annually) 
  • Hepatitis C screening
  • Eye exam (every 1-2 years)
  • Dental exam (at least twice a year)
  • Hearing test (every 2-3 years)
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)

In addition to the recommended screenings and exams listed above, talk with your  doctor to ensure you stay up-to-date on the following vaccinations:

Men Only

Women Only

Staying current on your preventive medical health screenings, exams and vaccinations is key to living a long and healthy life.