SAGE Test-Self Administered Gerocognitive Exam Review

SAGE cognitive screening testWe are adding the Self Administered Gerocognitive Exam (SAGE) test to the list of validated cognitive screening instruments that can be administered in pen and paper format.

The 15 minute SAGE test, used to screen for early signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia, was developed and validated by a research team at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

SAGE test components include orientation (month + date + year); language (verbal fluency + picture naming); reasoning/computation (abstraction + calculation); visuospatial (three-dimensional construction + clock drawing); executive (problem solving) and memory abilities.

The SAGE test form and scoring instructions can be downloaded here.