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Primary care for older adults
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Refer-a-Friend program
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Articles on geriatric health issues
24/7 telephone coverage





Welcome to SeniorCareOfColorado.com!

We hope you find what you're looking for here. Please call us at 303.306.4321 for more information or 303.306.4329 to schedule an appointment with a provider.






IPC/Senior Care of Colorado provides high-quality, personalized medical care designed especially for older adults throughout the Denver Metro area and beyond.





We care for our patients in our clinics, as well as select retirement communities, assisted living, rehabilitation, and skilled nursing centers. We work with specialists and hospitalists who provide expert day-to-day hospital care. And in certain Denver Metro area hospitals, those physicians are part of our own IPC family.




Our goal as clinicians is to maximize our patients’ quality of life and ability to function well. And respecting the patient’s individual wishes and desires is an important part of that process. Sometimes that even means reducing the number of medications they’re taking. Or gaining a thorough understanding of the psycho-social issues that affect their lives.


             




"Finally, I've found a doctor who listens to me and involves me in making good, informed choices about my medical care."






Having trouble finding a physician who will see new Medicare patients?

We always welcome and accept assignment for Medicare and other insurance plans. Click here for more details.






We understand that smooth transitions of care are especially critical for older adults. So we have dedicated Care Coordinators on our team who collaborate with our patients, their families, facilities and providers to pave the way.





Our dedicated doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other clinicians are specially-trained in geriatrics and work in close cooperation with one another.

See our physician bios here.

Or visit our other providers' profiles here.







Our Refer-a-Friend program rewards you and your friend each with a $25 King Soopers gift card when your friend joins our practice.






Need to have a prescription refilled? We have a dedicated phone line staffed exclusively to handle those calls.

Phone us at 303.306.4304.






Our clinics are conveniently located in the Denver/Aurora Metro area.

Click here for a clinic directory.





IPC/Senior Care of Colorado offers a unique, dynamic and collaborative working environment for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other medical and office professionals who are passionate about caring for seniors.

Click to learn more.






Our providers regularly write articles on topics of interest to older adults.

Click here to read more.







We offer 24-hour/7-day telephone coverage provided by our own skilled practitioners.

Request an Appointment...

...with one of our specially-trained, compassionate providers

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Or phone 303.306.4329

Phones open 7:30 am - 5:00 pm Mon - Fri

Ask us about same-day appointments! If you're ill and need to see someone right away, we will work you in for a brief visit to address your immediate concern. 

Click here for a list of locations and directions to our convenient clinics.

What's New

Welcome Shannon Lee,
PA-C, MPAS, MS

Shannon Lee, PA-C, MPAS, MS

Shannon Lee is serving patients in facilities in the Denver metro area.

Click here to learn more about Shannon, and then call (303) 306-4321 to learn more about her availability. 

 

Welcome to IPC/Senior Care of Colorado!

We're glad you've found us, and we're eager to share information about our unique practice with you. Whether you're looking for a physician, are the family member or caregiver of a senior patient, or are a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant looking for the perfect employment opportunity, this is the place for you.

Continuum-of-Care-Feb-14-weSince our inception in 2001, the IPC/Senior Care of Colorado practice has been committed to serving patients across the continuum of care. As this illustration shows, the core of our strength comes from our clinicians: both primary care and hospitalist acute care providers. No matter where you receive your care in the continuum, you will experince the same guiding philosophy and the shared dedication of our providers who remain in constant communication with one another, our patients and families, and your family physician or specialist.

At IPC/Senior Care of Colorado, we:

  • Welcome and accept assignment for Medicare and other insurance plans.
  • Offer 24-hour/7-day telephone coverage provided by our own skilled practitioners.
  • Have conveniently located clinics in the Denver Metro/Front Range area.
  • Visit patients in numerous retirement communities, assisted living, skilled nursing, and rehabilitation centers.

We invite you to browse our website where you can learn more about us, request an appointment, or just ask a question.

 

 

 

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Refer-a-Friend Program

Our gift to you is a $25 King Soopers gift card!

We appreciate the opportunity to provide your medical care; our patients mean the world to us! We would like to invite you to participate in our Refer-a-Friend Program.Here's how it works:

  • Click here to download and print a copy of the form icon Refer-a-Friend Program (or pick one up at your next visit).
  • Follow the instructions on the form for referring your friend.
  • Have your friend phone our scheduling line at 303.306.4329 or visit this website to schedule an appointment.
  • After your friend's initial appointment with one of our providers, we will send a $25 King Soopers gift card to each of you!

*Only current IPC/SCOC patients are eligible for participation in this program.

 Questions? Click here!

Featured Physician

Jarmila Pauckova, MD

Pauckova-2013

"I so admire older people and love to hear the great stories they tell from their youth--about what they did when they were young and what they remember most. It gives me perspective."

 

Featured Article

If you experience symptoms of incontinence, don’t be ashamed—you’re not alone! Nineteen percent (19%) of women under 45 and nearly 80% of those over age 80 have some form of incontinence. The numbers for men are somewhat lower, but at least 5% of younger men and 21% of men over 65 also experience it. Those are big numbers. And less than half of the patients who have concerns about incontinence actually bring it up in a medical visit. You don’t have to be embarrassed! Don’t let incontinence keep you at home or limit your social activities. Let’s talk about this common and very treatable problem.
 
In addition to age and gender, other risk factors include obesity, history of constipation, neuropsychiatric conditions (multiple sclerosis or dementia), and history of trauma (anything from normal childbirth to radiation for cancer or prostate surgery in men).
 
I ask incontinent patients to keep a “voiding diary” for three days. That is, they record when they go to the bathroom, when they have an accident (and approximately how much), and any kind of triggers (such as drinking a lot of liquid). It’s great if they can work on this before coming in for a visit so we can go over it together and understand what’s going on.
 
The good news is that some of the best treatment approaches are non-invasive and don’t cost a thing. Often, “kegel” exercises, which strengthen the pelvic floor, are very effective for women. Like any form of exercise, the key is to do it consistently over a long period of time to strengthen the muscles that support the bladder. Another simple solution is referred to as “timed voiding,” or bladder training. With this exercise, you train yourself to hold the urine for a specified period of time, then increase the intervals to train the bladder, along with the related muscles and nerves, to hold on until you are actually ready to go. You can work on both of these approaches at any time on your own.
 
There are many good, effective medications, especially for men who may have symptoms of frequency, urgency, and incontinence related to prostate issues. It takes about a month before you’ll know for sure whether or not a particular drug is effective for you, so be patient.
 
The last mainstay of treatment is surgery, and it’s only effective for certain kinds of incontinence. If you’re wondering whether surgery is an option for you, ask your medical provider. S/he can perform certain tests to determine the root cause of the problem, which will indicate whether you’re a good surgical candidate.
 
Protective undergarments, while they may seem embarrassing, are used by a large number of people. Even if you experience incontinence symptoms infrequently, you may want to try them when you go out in public or on trips just for peace of mind, to make you feel more confident and comfortable.
 
Get symptoms checked out right away--you’ll want your clinician to quickly rule out infections or other complications. You can make the situation worse by delaying diagnosis and treatment.
 
Incontinence is common and treatable! So don’t let embarrassment stop you from talking to your medical provider about it today.

No Need to Be Embarassed by Incontinence

You’re in Good Company!
By Travis J. Neill, PA-C

iStock 000019101046SmallIf you experience symptoms of incontinence, don’t be ashamed—you’re not alone! Nineteen percent (19%) of women under 45 and nearly 80% of those over age 80 have some form of incontinence. The numbers for men are somewhat lower, but at least 5% of younger men and 21% of men over 65 also experience it. Those are big numbers. And less than half of the patients who have concerns about incontinence actually bring it up in a medical visit. You don’t have to be embarrassed! Don’t let incontinence keep you at home or limit your social activities. Let’s talk about this common and very treatable problem.

 

Featured Other Provider

Travis J. Neill, PA-C

Travis Neill, PA-C

“I view my role as a guide, helping patients navigate through their often complicated health issues and medication choices. I enjoy listening to their stories and compassionately helping them with the challenges of physical or mental decline while helping families deal with the realities their loved ones face. I am truly grateful for this opportunity.”