Men's health in your 50s

Your 60s are a decade of change for many men; good health can provide an opportunity to enjoy retirement, travel and spend time with family.


If you don't already have one, find a GP you feel comfortable talking to.

Make an annual health check with your GP as essential goal each birthday. 

Talk to your GP about:

Your family's medical history

+ Type 2 diabetes risk

+ Weight, height and waist measurement

+ Blood pressure

+ Screening for bowel cancer

+ Prostate cancer risk 

+ Your skin cancer risk - get those moles checked out

+ Cholesterol levels

+ Mental health

+ Eye and hearing tests

+ Osteoporosis risk

+ Any erectile concerns

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keep your brain fit

Research suggests that living a brain-healthy life can reduce your risk of dementia. Challenging the brain with new activities to build new brain cells and strengthen the connections between them.