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
  • August 1998
  • Volume 24 · Issue 8
Guest Editorial

Older? Who me?

Richard Barry; Virginia Burggraf

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1998;24(8):5-6

Clinical Outlook

Wandering and Technology Devices

Karen Devereaux Melillo, PHD, RN, CS; May Futrell, PhD, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1998;24(8):32-38

Book Reviews

Long-Term Care for Older Adults

Pamela Hawranik, RN, MN, PhD(c)

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1998;24(8):39

Health Care Ethics

Mildred O Hogstel, PhD, RN, C

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1998;24(8):39-40

Your Turn


Virginia Burggraf, RN, C, DNSc; Richard J Barry, MDiv, MLS, AHIP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1998;24(8):7

Family Caregiving of Hospitalized Patients

Karen F Bowman, PhD; Julia H Rose, PhD; Denise Kresevic, RN, CNS, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1998;24(8):8-9


Debra L Schutte, MSN, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1998;24(8):17-23

Pain & Cognitive Status in the Institutionalized Elderly

Sharon Kaasalainen, RN, MSC; Joan Middleton, RN, MN; Sandy Knezacek, BSP; Terry Hartley, RN, MN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1998;24(8):24-31


Joan Anne Leach, RNC, MS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 1998;24(8):40

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