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
  • April 2008
  • Volume 34 · Issue 4
Guest Editorial

The Demographic Tidal Wave: Are We Ready?

Mary C. DiBartolo, PhD, RN, C

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

Product News

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Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(4):5



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(4):6-7


Over-The-Counter Medication Use in Older Adults

Lydia Rolita, MD; Michael Freedman, MD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(4):8-17

CE Article

Care of Community-Dwelling Older Adults by Faith Community Nurses

Laura Rydholm, MSN; Rajean Moone, PhD; Lisa Thornquist, PhD; Wanda Alexander, MPH, BSN; Vicki Gustafson, MSN; Bethany Speece, BSN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(4):18-29

Feature Article

A Revised Index for Social Engagement for Long-Term Care

Debby L. Gerritsen, PhD; Nardi Steverink, PhD; Dinnus H.M. Frijters, PhD; John P. Hirdes, PhD; Marcel E. Ooms, PhD, MD; Miel W. Ribbe, PhD, MD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(4):40-48

Nurses’ Evaluation of the Confusion Assessment Method: A Pilot Study

Christine M. Waszynski, MSN, APRN, BC; Kimberly Petrovic, MSN, RN, MA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(4):49-56

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