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Women's Health

Health is an essential component of living our fullest lives as we age. Health refers to physical, mental, and social well-being. It is a state of being. Men and women’s health needs differ as they age. This page addresses the specific health needs of older adult women with resources, research, education, and policy information relating to womens’ unique health challenges that they experience with aging.

UCOA Policy Position:

UCOA wants the women of Utah to be able to better understand themselves as they age and wants them to be prepared and equipped for any health-related challenges that they may face. Utah’s aging women will have a better understanding of their unique potential health challenges and have access to educational materials and resources to assist them in navigating the changes that they experience as they age. Utah’s older adult women will live full, active, and healthy lives to the fullest extent possible and will have access to information, education, and programs to attain their highest level of health and well-being.



Research and Education


Public Policy

Last Updated: 3/15/23