A Woman’s Guide to Health Checks By Decade

Ahead, key health care appointments to make in your 20s and beyond.

Written by Erin Kelly

“Aging gracefully” isn’t something that just happens — it requires daily self-care, lots of sleep, and regular health screenings.

Ready to take control of your well-being? We partnered with Wellstar to create an easy reference to the major health checks you need, by the decade.

Your 20s

You may feel invincible in your 20s, but it’s important to start healthy, lifelong habits now.

Schedule an annual physical exam so your doctor can check important indicators of health over time, like blood pressure, glucose, and cholesterol levels.