Journal of Gerontological Nursing

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Journal of Gerontological Nursing

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 more than 40 years. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as::

• Sections including “Geropharmacology,” “Person-Centered Care,” “Public Policy,” 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

Journal Impact Factor
2019 Impact Factor 1.016

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

Current Issue
  • March 2021
  • Volume 47 · Issue 3
Editorial
Free

The Time Is Always Right to Do What Is Right: Revisiting Our Societal Values and Strategies in the Care of Older Adults in 2021

Donna M. Fick, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Ann M. Kolanowski, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA; Heather M. Young, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2021;47(3):3-6 https://doi.org/10.3928/00989134-20210121-01

Letters to the Editor
Tribute
Free

Remembering a Visionary and Champion of Gerontological Nursing: Meridean Leone Maas, PhD, RN, FAAN

Kathleen “Kitty”. Buckwalter, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2021;47(3):11-12 https://doi.org/10.3928/00989134-20210209-02

Public Policy
Open Access

Advancing Gerontological Nursing at the Intersection of Age-Friendly Communities, Health Systems, and Public Health

Jane Carmody, DNP, MBA, RN; Kathy. Black, PhD, MPH; Alice Bonner, PhD, RN, FAAN; Megan Wolfe, JD; Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2021;47(3):13-17 https://doi.org/10.3928/00989134-20210125-01

Research Brief

Benefits of Affordable Robotic Pet Ownership in Older Adults With Dementia

Rebecca A. Hammarlund, PhD; Kari L. Whatley, MD; Mark H. Zielinski, MD; Jean Claude Jubert, DO

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2021;47(3):18-22 https://doi.org/10.3928/00989134-20210209-03

Feature Article

Mitigation of COVID-19 Risk Among Older Adults in Nursing Homes: A Public Survey

Wang Ling. Lee, PhD, RN; Dorothy DeWitt, PhD; Ping Lei Chui, PhD, RN; Abdul Kadir Shah Sahibudeen, MBBS; Mohd Said Nurumal, PhD, RN; Karuthan Chinna, PhD, MS; Mei Chan Chong, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2021;47(3):23-28 https://doi.org/10.3928/00989134-20210209-04

Mild Behavioral Impairment: A New At-Risk State for Alzheimer's Disease?

Logan Alison Sweeder, BS, RN; Amanda Ley Yannuzzi; Nikki Hill, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2021;47(3):29-36 https://doi.org/10.3928/00989134-20210210-01

Natural History of Pressure Injury Among Ethnically/Racially Diverse Nursing Home Residents: The Pressure Ulcer Detection Study

Barbara M. Bates-Jensen, PhD, RN, FAAN, WOCN; Kailey Anber, MSN, RN; Maximus M. Chen, MS, MSN, RN; Sierra Collins, MSN, RN; Adriana N. Esparza, MSN, RN; Kathryn Gieschen, BS, RN; Erin Haglund, BS, RN; Jen Yee Lim, BS, RN; Connie Lin, MSN, RN; Ellie-Jan Taw, MSN, RN; Susana Rodriguez, MSN, RN; Max Truong, MSN, RN; Pamela Tubillo, BS, RN; Alvita Xiao, BS, RN; Heather E. McCreath, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2021;47(3):37-46 https://doi.org/10.3928/00989134-20210210-03

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