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Why Choose University of Colorado Hospital for Senior Health Care?

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The seniors' health medical team at University of Colorado Hospital is extensively trained to care for elderly patients.

We understand how major diseases tie to the aging process. And the research we conduct on health issues that affect seniors helps us to find new ways for seniors to live longer, more active lives.

What is Seniors’ Health (Gerontology)?

By the year 2030, the U.S. senior population is projected to double to 65 million, when seniors will account for 22 percent of the population.

As seniors age, the effects of health conditions and diseases can change. It is important for seniors receive appropriate physical, social and emotional care. These factors work together to help maintain the best health possible.

Video: Center on Aging / Seniors Clinic at UCH

Seniors Clinic at UCH

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NICHE - Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders

We're a NICHE Hospital

UCH's NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) designation is a testament to our commitment to provide our older patients with exemplary care.

University of Colorado Hospital is one of only about 300 NICHE hospitals in the U.S. whose shared goal is to practice patient-centered care for elderly patients.