Seniors Expected to Rush to New 15-Minute Test of Cognitive Abilities, Dementia Risk

January 14, 2014 8:04 PM

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Jan. 14, 2014 � Seniors around the English speaking world are probably pounding on their computers today trying to download the new 15-minute test to evaluate their cognitive abilities. It was released yesterday by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center after tests on older Americans. They declared it a simple but �reliable tool� that can be used without medical supervision or interpretation. It can be downloaded with link in this story below.

The memory disorder researchers visited 45 community events where they asked people to take this self-administered test - the Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination (SAGE test) - to screen for early cognitive loss or dementia. Of the 1047 people who took the simple pen-and-paper test, 28 percen...

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