This section offers the following resources to help people age 65 and older who have been diagnosed with cancer.
Cancer and Aging
Coping with your concerns and planning for treatment and recovery
Cancer Care Decisions for Older Adults
Some of the choices older adults have to make about treatment
What is a Geriatric Assessment?
Learn about specialized assessments for adults 65+ and how they can affect your care
How Cancer Surgery Affects People Age 65 and Older
Learn more about your needs before, during, and after surgery
Staying Safe and Active During Cancer Treatment
Tips on preventing falls, getting to and from appointments safely, and staying active
Taking Care of Yourself At Home
Suggestions and resources for getting the support you need if you live alone
Resources for Older Adults
Other websites for older adults and their families