Research in Gerontological Nursing


Print ISSN: 1940-4921
Online ISSN: 1938-2464

The premier journal for geriatric nurse researchers

Research in Gerontological Nursing is a bimonthly, peer-reviewed publication offering cutting-edge, interdisciplinary gerontological nursing research to educators, academicians, clinicians, and policymakers involved with older adults in all health care settings. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

• Quantitative, qualitative, methodological, and theoretical research articles
• Featured intervention studies
• The annual State of the Science Commentary, authored by national gerontological leaders
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content
• Manuscripts posted online just 2 months after acceptance

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

  • Current Issue
  • July/August 2015
  • Volume 8 · Issue 4
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial Free

Policy Advocacy to Promote Healthy Aging: The Time to Engage Is Now

Joan K. Davitt, PhD, MSS, MLSP; G. Adriana Perez , PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN; Toni P. Miles , PhD, MD

Research Brief

A Pilot Evaluation of Psychosocial Support for Family Caregivers of Relatives with Dementia in Long-Term Care: The Residential Care Transition Module

Joseph E. Gaugler, PhD; Mark Reese, MA, LPC, LMFT; Jill Sauld, MSN

Empirical Research

Prevalence of Moderate to Severe Obesity Among U.S. Nursing Home Residents, 2000–2010

Holly C. Felix, PhD, MPA; Christine Bradway, PhD, CRNP, FAAN; Latarsha Chisholm, PhD, MSW; Rohit Pradhan, PhD; Robert Weech-Maldonado, PhD

Empirical Research

Demographic and Socioenvironmental Characteristics of Black and White Community-Dwelling Caregivers and Care Recipients’ Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Fawn A. Cothran, PhD, RN, GCNS-BC; Carol J. Farran, DNSc, RN, FAAN; Lisa L. Barnes, PhD; Ann L. Whall, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA; Richard W. Redman, PhD, RN; Laura M. Struble, PhD, GNP-BC; Ruth E. Dunkle, PhD; Louis Fogg, PhD

Empirical Research

Sociocultural and Familial Influences on the Well-Being of Mexican Older Adults’ Family Caregivers

Miriam Teresa Domínguez-Guedea, PhD; Abraham Ocejo Garcia, MPH

Instrument Development

Psychometric Properties of the Family Caregiver Delirium Knowledge Questionnaire

Margaret J. Bull, PhD, RN; Jennifer Sjostedt Avery, PhD, RN; Lesley Boaz, PhD, GNP, RN; Debra Oswald, PhD