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 2008
  • Volume 34 · Issue 12
Guest Editorial

“Normal” Adult Development and Aging Can also Be Stressful: Considering the Case of Retirement

J. Goodlett McDaniel, EdD, PMHCNS-BC, MSN, MBA; Shirley S. Travis, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(12):3-4

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Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(12):5



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(12):6-7, 19

CNE Article

Prevalence and Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Advanced Dementia

Karan S. Kverno, PhD, CRNP-PMH; Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH; David M. Blass, MD; Kathryn L. Hicks, BA; Betty S. Black, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(12):8-14

Feature Article

Evaluation of Comfort in Bedridden Older Adults Using an Air-Cell Mattress with an Automated Turning Function: Measurement of Parasympathetic Activity During Night Sleep

Megumi Futamura, MHS, RN; Junko Sugama, PhD, RN; Mayumi Okuwa, PhD, RN; Hiromi Sanada, PhD, RN, WOCN; Keiko Tabata, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(12):20-26

Family Satisfaction with Care of a Dying Loved One in Nursing Homes: What Makes the Difference?

Genevieve N. Thompson, PhD, RN; Verena H. Menec, PhD; Harvey M. Chochinov, MD, PhD, FRSC; Susan E. McClement, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(12):37-44

Promoting Positive Student Clinical Experiences with Older Adults Through Use of Group Reminiscence Therapy

Eris Field Perese, APRN-CSN; Maria Rohlo Simon, BSN; Emily Ryan, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(12):46-51


Late Mid-Life Crisis

Ed Spudis, MD, MS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(12):52

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