Geriatric Care

Primary Care & Pediatric Specialists located in Aurora, CO

Geriatric Care

Geriatric Care services offered in Aurora, CO

If you’re an older adult, seeing a provider who specializes in geriatric care is an excellent way to protect your health and keep your illness, disease, and injury risks low. At Guardian Angels Health Center in Aurora, Colorado, the highly skilled team has more than 30 years of experience providing geriatric care for the aging population. To schedule a physical exam, wellness checkup, or sick visit, call the office or book online today. 

What is geriatric care?

Geriatric care at Guardian Angels Health Center includes prevention, medical monitoring, disease management, and other treatments that help you stay as healthy as possible. If you do have a medical issue, your provider helps you properly manage it to minimize the risk of complex medical problems.

Which geriatric care services are available?

Some of the geriatric care services available at Guardian Angels Health Center include:

  • Annual wellness exams
  • Sick visits
  • Physical exams
  • Chronic care management
  • Immunizations 
  • Pelvic, breast, and prostate exams
  • Hormone treatments
  • Medical weight management
  • Mental health treatments
  • On-site labs
  • Wound care
  • Fracture care
  • Injury care
  • Wart and ear wax removal 
  • Incision and drainage
  • Prescription medications
  • Specialist referrals

If you have a severe or challenging medical problem requiring care from a specialist, your provider can refer you to a highly skilled practitioner.

What happens during geriatric care visits?

During your appointment, friendly providers welcome you and may complete the following:

Vital signs check

Your Guardian Angels Health Center provider weighs you and checks your temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs.

Medical history review

During a medical history review, they ask about your symptoms, personal and family medical history, lifestyle habits, and current medication regimen. 

Physical exam

Your Guardian Angels Health Center provider also completes a physical exam to evaluate your overall health. They assess your eyes, ears, throat, breathing, heartbeat, vision, hearing, and more. When needed, your provider offers breast exams and pelvic exams for women, and prostate exams for men.


If you need diagnostic tests, your Guardian Angels Health Center provider may suggest tissue swabs, a biopsy, blood tests, urine testing, heart or lung function tests, bone scans, X-rays, or other imaging procedures. 


If you need treatment for any reason, your provider tailors a plan that matches your needs. They may recommend lifestyle changes, dietary supplements, over-the-counter or prescription medications, bracing, physical therapy, minor procedures, or care from a specialist. 

How often should I schedule geriatric care appointments?

Your Guardian Angels Health Center provider lets you know when to schedule your next geriatric care appointment based on your health history. Book an appointment with your primary care provider at least once yearly, more often if you have a medical issue, or any time you have concerns about your well-being.

To learn more about geriatric care, call the Guardian Angles Health Center office or schedule an appointment online today.