Journal of Gerontological Nursing


Print ISSN: 0098-9134
Online ISSN: 1938-243X

Geriatric nursing’s most trusted clinical journal for over 40 years

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
  • September 2015
  • Volume 41 · Issue 9
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial Free

In Memory: Laurie M. Gunter, PhD, RN, FAAN March 5, 1922–June 15, 2015

Ann M. Kolanowski, PhD, RN, FAAN

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Product News

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Clinical Concepts

Dehydration in the Older Adult

Hayley J. Miller, MSN, AGNP-C, CRNP

Public Policy

Looking Ahead After 50 Years of Medicare

Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, PhD, RN, FAAN

CNE Article

Frail Older Adults’ Experiences With a Proactive, Nurse-Led Primary Care Program: A Qualitative Study

Nienke Bleijenberg, PhD, RN; Hennie R. Boeije, PhD; Astrid T. Onderwater, MSc; Marieke J. Schuurmans, PhD, RN

CNE Quiz Free

CNE Quiz

Feature Article

“Striving for Excellence”: Minimum Data Set Coordinators’ Perceptions of Their Role in the Nursing Home

Ragnhildur I. Bjarnadottir, MPH, BSN; Patricia K. Semeraro, MS, RN; Carolyn T.A. Herzig, MS; Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, PhD, MPH; Eileen Carter, PhD, RN; Catherine C. Cohen, BSN, RN; Jasmine Travers, MS, RN; Patricia W. Stone, PhD, RN, FAAN

Feature Article

If They Were Real: Lessons Learned from Literary Characters With Dementia

Meredith Wallace Kazer, PhD, APRN, FAAN; Karen Osborn, MFA

AGS Update

Reimbursement for Advance Care Planning Supports Advanced Practice Nurses’ Engagement in Person-Centered Care for Older Adults

Steven R. Counsell, MD, AGSF


Coffee and Caregiving

Jill Reuille, RN, BSN, CEN