Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment is an evidenced-based, multidimensional evaluation that geriatricians and other health care providers use to determine functional age in older adults, guide future diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, determine reversible deficits and devise strategies to mitigate or eliminate such deficits. The Mini-Cog and Timed Up and Go (TUG) are two common tests performed during a CGA.
Please click on the video to view a short tutorial on how to administer the Timed Up and Go test. The Timed Up and Go test, also known as the TUG test, is a simple evaluative test used to measure functional mobility.
Please click on the video to view a short tutorial on how to administer the Mini Cog cognitive assessment. The Mini-Cog© is a 3-minute instrument that can increase detection of cognitive impairment in older adults.