Efficacy of an Active Geriatric Evaluation for Geriatric Syndromes to Prevent Functional Decline in Family
This study aims to test the efficacy of a comprehensive assessment and management tool (AGE: Active Geriatric Evaluation) for geriatric syndromes to prevent functional decline in elderly patients followed in family medicine. Family practitioners will be randomised either to the intervention, consisting of a yearly screening for eight geriatric syndromes accompanied by a management plan in case of positive screening,
or to usual care. Level of functioning and quality of life of patients in both arms will be assessed over two years.