Aurora Care Team Members

InnovAge Colorado PACE

Elizabeth Imes

I find deep fulfillment in working with those I serve, to meet them where they are at in their journey. As a Center Director with InnovAge, I can focus operationally to meet the needs of our participants through supporting our fantastic staff. I am proud to be one InnovAge!
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Emily Rogers, MD

It’s my privilege to care for older adults. I love learning about their experiences and passions and strive to focus on what is most important to them when providing care.
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Gabriel Silversmith, MD

PACE is a wonderful model that allows me to do what we love – care for older adults with complex needs.  Read More

Mark Learned, MD

I saw my mother care for her mother for more than 15 years after a traumatic brain injury, and I watched my father care for his mother as she declined from dementia. They were clearly labors of love – and Herculean labors in their own right. Spending my career at a place that tries to help seniors and families get the help they need is a tremendous honor.  Read More

Bhakti Dahale, MD

My goal is to promote health and well-being in the elderly population and improve their quality of life! Read More

Melissa Turner, AGNP-C

My goal is to promote health and wellness to help our participants stay as independent as possible. Read More

Caroline Humbles, RN, FNP-C

My father instilled in his children the value of hard work. He would always tell us, "everything can be taken away from you, but with an education and knowledge, it can all be rebuilt." Read More

Michelle Thompson, NP

I enjoy working as a team to provide the best care possible.
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Kelly Halligan, DDS

My philosophy is to treat each patient as I would want to be treated. InnovAge participants’ kindness, gratitude and strength have inspired me to continue my personal and professional growth. Read More

Cecil J. Bottenbley, DMD

I enjoy talking with my patients and finding out about their lives and what they did for a living. They tell me some very interesting things! Read More


Decades of Caring for Puebloans, InnovAge’s Dr. Rona Knudsen Takes the Lead Serving Seniors in Need

After 20 years of caring for families at Pueblo Community Health Center, Dr. Rona Knudsen embraces her role as a Center Medical Director for InnovAge PACE, helping vulnerable older adults in the community.