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
  • March/April 2015
  • Volume 8 · Issue 2
Table of Contents

Advancing Theory and Practice Through Collaborative Research in Environmental Gerontology

Yavuz Taneli, PhD; Christine R. Kovach , PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA

Featured Intervention Study

The Impact of a Telenovela Intervention on Use of Home Health Care Services and Mexican American Older Adult and Caregiver Outcomes

Janice D. Crist, PhD, RN, FNGNA, FAAN; Alice Pasvogel, PhD, RN; Joseph T. Hepworth, PhD; Kari M. Koerner, MPH, CHES

Focus on Methods

A Longitudinal Study of the Health Status of a Community of Religious Sisters: Addressing the Advantages, Challenges, and Limitations

Phyllis Meyer Gaspar, PhD, RN; Judith C. Bautch, PhD, RN; Sister Caritas M. Strodthoff, RN, MS, ANP-BC

Empirical Research

A Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey–Based Investigation of Alternative Primary Care Models in Nursing Homes: Functional Ability and Health Status Outcomes

Lisa M. Abdallah, PhD, RN, CNE; Deborah Van Etten, MS, APRN, GNP/PMHCNS-BC; A. James Lee, PhD; Karen Devereaux Melillo, PhD, ANP-C, FAANP, FGSA; Ruth Remington, PhD, AGPCNP-BC; Ramraj Gautam, PhD; Rebecca J. Gore, PhD

Empirical Research

Spousal Support in Diabetes Self-Management Among Korean Immigrant Older Adults

Sarah E. Choi, PhD, RN, FNP; Jennifer J. Lee, MS; Jenny J. Park, MPH, CPH; Catherine A. Sarkisian, MD