DENVER (CBS4) – Hundreds of older adults, who live in an affordable housing community in Denver, no longer have to worry about how to get to the doctor. University Of Colorado Geriatric Medicine has set up a clinic right on site. It is a new type of partnership bringing medical services directly to a low income community.
“It’s my haven, it’s my haven,” said Marlene Leddick.
Marlene loves living at Kavod Senior Life. It is two high rise apartment buildings in Cherry Creek North, an affordable housing community of more than 400 adults, age 62 and over.
“It has everything that I could possibly think of, want, dream of,” Marlene told CBS4 Health Specialist Kathy Walsh.
And now way up on the 14th floor, there is even more. In early August, Kavod opened the CU Geriatric Medicine Clinic. For years, Kavod CEO Michael