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
  • March 2015
  • Volume 41 · Issue 3
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial

Quality of Nursing Home Environments

Janet Specht, PhD, RN, FAAN

Product News

Product News



Clinical Concepts

Trigeminal Neuralgia: Pain, Pricks, and Anxiety

Kathryn R. Puskar, DrPH, RN, FAAN; Mandy Droppa, MSN, CRNP

Public Policy

An Audit of a Diverse Community for Safe Routes to Age in Place: Environmental Policy Implications

Adriana Perez, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN; Anamarie Garces, MPH; Rebecca H. Hunter, MEd; David X. Marquez, PhD

Research Brief

Personalized One-to-One Intervention in Agitated Individuals With Dementia: Responders versus Non-Responders

Eva S. van der Ploeg, PhD; Barbara Eppingstall, MS; Cameron J. Camp, PhD; Susannah J. Runci, PhD; Daniel W. O'Connor, PhD, MD

CNE Article

The Effects of an Intervention on Physical Activity Among Nursing Home Residents in Wuhan, China

Xiu Xiu Liu, MS, RN; Jie Hu, PhD, RN, FAAN

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Feature Article

Purposeful Visits for Hospitalized Older Adult Patients

Bill Mramor, CTRS, MS; Jan Hagman, RN, MS; Deborah Ford, RN, BSN, OCN; Kathleen S. Oman, PhD, RN, FAEN, FAAN; Ethan Cumbler, MD

Feature Article

Preferred Computer Activities Among Individuals With Dementia: A Pilot Study

Sunghee H. Tak, PhD, MPH, RN; Hongmei Zhang, PhD; Song Hee Hong, PhD

AGS Update

New CPT Codes for Advance Care Planning: Communicating Future Health Choices

Wayne C. McCormick, MD, MPH, AGSF