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Geriatric Assessment Pocket Card


Advance Directives

Dementia and Delirium

Cognition Screening Tools


Functional Status

Sensory Evaluation

Urinary Incontinence (UI)

Social Environment

Prepared by Wayne Altman, MD, FAAFP, Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Rossana Lau, M’10, TUSM

Adopted with permission from Perissinotto C, Kao H. Geriatrics: Assessment of the geriatrics patient. In: Chiovaro J, Durand K, Kneeland PP, Lai AR, Lai CJ, editors. UCSF Outpatient Medicine Pocket Preceptor. 2009, p. 109-120.
- Gleason OC. Delirium. Am Fam Physician. 2003 Mar 1;67(5):1027-34.
- Reuben DB, Herr KA, Pacala JT, et al. Geriatrics At Your Fingertips: 2009, 11th Edition. New York: The American Geriatrics Society; 2009.


Author(s): Wayne Altman, M.D.
Created: Wednesday November 21, 2012
Modified: Monday January 7, 2019

Copyright Information: Copyright 2012, Tufts University

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