Journal of Gerontological Nursing


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

Past Issue
  • December 1990
  • Volume 16 · Issue 12

Spiritual Needs: A Forgotten Dimension of Care?

Mildred L Hamner, RN, C, EdD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1990;16(12):3-4


Staying Dry: A Practical Guide to Bladder Control

Cindy Nissen, RN, C, MSN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1990;16(12):45

Caring for the Elderly in Diverse Care Settings

Mary Lund, PhD, RNC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1990;16(12):45

Toe the Line: A Nurse-Run Well Foot Care Clinic

Patricia Pelican, RN, C, MSN; Ellen Barbieri, RN, C, MPA; Susan Blair, RN, C, BSN/FNP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1990;16(12):6-9

Laugh it Off: The Effect of Humor on the Well-Being of the Older Adult

Kathleen Fox Tennant, MSN, RNC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1990;16(12):11-17

The Pals Program Intergenerational Remotivation

Sally A Hutchinson, RN, PhD, FAAN; Elizabeth Bondy, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1990;16(12):18-26

Back to the Beginning: Nursing Case Management of the Older Client with Alaryngeal Speech Needs

Marjorie Oleson, RN, MSN; Thomas W King, EdD, CCC-SLP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1990;16(12):27-29

Case Management in Long-Term Care: New Directions for Professional Nursing

Karen A Putney, RNC, BA, MSN; Joyce Hauner, RN; Telma Hall, RNC, MSN; Rita Kobb, RNC, MS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1990;16(12):30-33

Do Drugs Affect Social Behavior in the Confused Elderly?

Mary E Allen, PhD, RN, CS; Victor A Yanchick, PhD; Jacqueline B Cook, ACSW; Sandra Foss, RN, MS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1990;16(12):34-39


Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1990;16(12):40-41

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