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
  • February 2008
  • Volume 34 · Issue 2
Guest Editorial
Evidence-Based Guideline

Assessing Heart Failure in Long-Term Care Facilities

Candace C. Harrington, MSN, APRN, BC, NP-C; Marita G. Titler, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(2):9-14

Technology Innovations
Research Brief

Older Oklahomans’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Related to Advance Directives

Marianne Matzo, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN; Kamal Hijjazi, PhD, RN; Mary Outwater, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(2):21-26

CE Article

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Are You Missing the Signs?

Sandra L. Siedlecki, PhD, RN, CNS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(2):27-33

Feature Article

Hearing Impairment: Significant but Underassessed in Primary Care Settings

Margaret I. Wallhagen, PhD, APRN, BC, AGSF; Elaine Pettengill, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(2):36-42

Family Members’ Responsibilities to Nursing Home Residents: “She Is the only Mother I Got”

Mercedes Bern-Klug, PhD, MSW, MA; Sarah Forbes-Thompson, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(2):43-52


You Are Never Too Old: One Woman’s Journey to Self-Actualization

Charlena Garrison, MSN, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(2):53-56

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