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 more than 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

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

  • Current Issue
  • December 2017
  • Volume 43 · Issue 12
Table of Contents
Guest Editorial Free

My Brother Patrick's Dying Wish

Lisa Skemp, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN

Thank You to Reviewers Free
Letter to the Editor Free

Stock Art Concern

Basia Belza, PhD, RN, FAAN; Boeun Kim, RN, MSN

Product News Free
News Free
Public Policy

Nurses' Role in Managing “The Fit” of Older Adults in Skilled Nursing Facilities

Jacqueline Jones, PhD, RN, FAAN; Emily Lawrence, MPH; Amy Ladebue, BA; Chelsea Leonard, PhD; Roman Ayele, MPH; Robert E. Burke, MD, MS

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Implementing Nurse-Facilitated Person-Centered Care Approaches for Patients With Delirium Superimposed on Dementia in the Acute Care Setting

Andrea Yevchak, PhD, GCNS-BC, RN; Donna M. Fick, PhD, GCNS-BC, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Ann M. Kolanowski, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Jane McDowell, MSN, APRN, GNP-BC†; Todd Monroe, PhD, RN-BC, FNAP, FGSA, FAAN; Anna LeViere, MPH; Lorraine Mion, PhD, RN, FAAN

Feature Article

Women 50 and Older and HIV: Prevention and Implications for Health Care Providers

Christopher Lance Coleman, PhD, MPH, PMHCNS-BC, MS, FAAN

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Socially Assistive Robots: Measuring Older Adults' Perceptions

Linda M. Beuscher, PhD, GNP, FNAP; Jing Fan, MS; Nilanjan Sarkar, PhD; Mary S. Dietrich, PhD; Paul A. Newhouse, MD; Karen F. Miller, RN, MPA, CHFN; Lorraine C. Mion, PhD, RN

Feature Article

South Korean Family Caregiver Involvement in Delirium Care: A Qualitative Descriptive Study

Yun Kang, PhD; Wendy Moyle, PhD; Marie Cooke, PhD; Siobhan O'Dwyer, PhD

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