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
  • November 2014
  • Volume 40 · Issue 11
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial

Nursing Leadership in Skilled Nursing: A Journey to Clinical Excellence

Nina Flanagan, PhD, GNP-BC; Maryann Cortese-Rubino, RN, MS, NHA; Donna M. Fick, PhD, RN, FAAN

Product News

Product News



Diagnosis: Dementia

Sensory and Nurturing Nonpharmacological Interventions for Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Suzanne Fitzsimmons, MSN, ARNP, GNP-BC, CRT; Beth Barba, PhD, RN, FAAN; Maria Stump, MSN, RN, CCM, MSCN

Evidence-Based Practice Guideline


May Futrell, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA; Karen Devereaux Melillo, PhD, ANP-C, FAANP, FGSA; Ruth Remington, PhD, AGPCNP-BC

AGS Update

Updated and Expanded: AGS’ Geriatric Nursing Review Syllabus

Wayne C. McCormick, MD, MPH, AGSF

CNE Article

A Patient-Centered Approach to Addressing Physical Activity in Older Adults: Motivational Interviewing

Katherine Letourneau, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-BC; Janice H. Goodman, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Feature Article

Exergames-Based Intervention for Assisted Living Residents: A Pilot Study

Ying-Yu Chao, MS, RN, GNP; Yvonne K. Scherer, EdD, RN; Carolyn A. Montgomery, PhD, ANP-C, GNP; Kathleen T. Lucke, PhD, RN; Yow-Wu Wu, PhD

Feature Article

Is Elderspeak Appropriate? A Survey of Certified Nursing Assistants

Nathaniel J. Lombardi, MA; Jefirey A. Buchanan, PhD; Shelby Afflerbach, BA; Kristie Campana, PhD; Adam Sattler, BA; Duc Lai, BA