Our health needs change with advancing age, and the health care provider you’ve relied on for preventative care throughout your adult years may no longer be the best choice.
As you enter late middle age, you become subject to a many new health risks. Your body inevitably begins to suffer from a range of chronic conditions that require careful monitoring.
What Aurora seniors need is a doctor that specializes in the unique health issues of advancing age. What you need is a geriatrician, a doctor who is specially trained to diagnose and treat the diseases and conditions that come with old age.
Aurora seniors are fortunate to have access to some of the best geriatric care physicians and hospitals. Keep reading to learn about what geriatric medical care is available near you.
The Medical Center of Aurora is a general medical and surgical hospital located in Aurora that is ranked high-performing in two adult specialties by U.S. News and World Report.
The Medical Center was one of the first community-based hospitals in the Denver area to achieve the Magnet Designation for Excellence in Nursing Services, the highest honor in nursing care that a medical facility can receive.
They provide the community with life-saving trauma care as an American College of Surgeons designated level 2 trauma center. The Medical Center has a Primary Stroke Center designation by the Joint Commission, providing Aurora seniors who suffer from a stroke with some of the best care in the state.
U.S. News and World Report ranks the Aurora Medical Center #4 in both Colorado and the Denver metro area hospitals; seniors can be confident that the care they receive is the best possible at the Medical Center.
The University of Colorado Hospital is nationally ranked in ten specialties by U.S. News and World Report and high-performing in two adult specialties. The Hospital is also regionally ranked first in both Colorado and the Denver metro area.
The University of Colorado Hospital is distinguished with national rankings for several important procedures and conditions:
Ranked 22nd for Cancer
Ranked 42nd for cardiology and heart surgery
Ranked 14th for diabetes and endocrinology
Aurora seniors can be confident that they’ll receive high-quality geriatric care here since the Hospital is ranked 36th nationally for geriatrics.
The Hospital provides a range of other important medical services for the Aurora community. Aurora seniors will receive back, neck, and spine care from board certified physicians and the hospital’s burn care unit is top notch.
The easiest way to start is by going online. Use internet search to find the websites of your local hospitals, and then navigate to the directories of geriatrics and family practice doctors at the hospital to find contact information.
U.S. News and World Report’s doctor finder will give you access to important information about a facility’s or doctor’s specialties and if they rank regionally or nationally.
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