Journal of Gerontological Nursing


Print ISSN: 0098-9134
Online ISSN: 1938-243X
The Journal of Gerontological Nursing is a monthly, peer-reviewed journal publishing clinically relevant original articles on the practice of gerontological nursing across the continuum of care in a variety of health care settings, for 40 years. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as::

• Sections including “Geropharmacology,” “Clinical Concepts,” “Diagnosis: Dementia,” and “Technology Innovations”
• Evidence-based practice guidelines published three times per year
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Manuscripts posted online just 2 months after acceptance
• Continuing Nursing Education credits available each month

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

  • Current Issue
  • October 2014
  • Volume 40 · Issue 10
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial

Keeping the Older Adult’s Voice Central in Research and Practice

Ann M. Kolanowski, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Debra J. Barksdale, PhD, FNP-BC, ANP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Product News

Product News




The 2013 Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award: Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, PhD, CRNP, RN, FAAN

Graham J. McDougall, Jr., PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA


Evaluating the Impact of Palliative or Hospice Care Provided in Nursing Homes

Nina M. Cimino, PharmD; Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, MA, BCPS, CPE

Technology Innovations

Testing Telehealth Using Technology-Enhanced Nurse Monitoring

Leslie A. Grant, PhD; Todd Rockwood, PhD; Leif Stennes, PhD

CNE Article

Hydrate for Health: Listening to Older Adults’ Need for Information

Mary H. Palmer, PhD, RN-C, FAAN, AGSF; Celine S. Marquez, RN, BSN, Alumni PCCN; Katherine V. Kline, BA; Erin Morris, MSLS; Brenda Linares, MLIS, AHIP; Barbara W. Carlson, PhD, RN

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Feature Article

The Consistency of Self-Reported Preferences for Everyday Living: Implications for Person-Centered Care Delivery

Kimberly Van Haitsma, PhD; Katherine M. Abbott, PhD; Allison R. Heid, PhD; Brian Carpenter, PhD; Kimberly Curyto, PhD; Morton Kleban, PhD; Karen Eshraghi, MSW; Christina I. Duntzee, BS; Abby Spector, MMHS

Feature Article

Remaining in the Nursing Home Versus Transfer to Acute Care: Resident, Family, and Staff Preferences

Ruth M. Tappen, EdD, RN, FAAN; Sarah M. Worch, MS; Deborah Elkins, DNP, MBA, FNP-BC; Debra J. Hain, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, GNP-BC; Christine M. Moffa, RN, MS; Gail Sullivan, RN, MSN, ARNP-BC, CCRN

Feature Article

Differentiating Subtypes of Apathy to Improve Person-Centered Care in Frontotemporal Degeneration

Lauren Massimo, PhD, APRN; Lois K. Evans, PhD, RN; Murray Grossman, MD, EdD

Feature Article

Merging Person-Centered Care With Translational Research to Improve the Lives of Older Adults: Creating Community-Based Nursing Research Networks

Nikki L. Hill, PhD, RN; Janice Penrod, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Paula Milone-Nuzzo, PhD, RN, FHHC, FAAN