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
  • July 2008
  • Volume 34 · Issue 7
Guest Editorial

The Universal Nursing Obligation: All Gerontological Care Is Palliative Care

Marianne Matzo, PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(7):3-4



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

Evidence-Based Guideline

Providing Spiritual Care to Terminally Ill Older Adults

Martha Meraviglia, PhD, RN, CNS; Rebecca Sutter, MN, RN, CS, DD(h); Carol D. Gaskamp, PhD, RN; Susan Adams, PhD, RN; Marita G. Titler, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(7):8-14

Technology Innovations

User Perceptions of In-Home Medication Dispensing Devices

Bonnie J. Wakefield, PhD, RN; Lindsay J. Orris, BSE; John E. Holman, MA; Cynthia L. Russell, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(7):15-25

CNE Article

Atrial Fibrillation Among Older Adults: Pathophysiology, Symptoms, and Treatment

Sonya R. Hardin, RN, PhD, CCRN, ACNS-BC; James R. Steele, MSN, RN, ANP-C

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(7):26-33

Feature Article

Participation in Physical Activity: Influences Reported by Seniors in the Community and in Long-Term Care Facilities

Lori E. Weeks, PhD; Sheila Profit, MAdEd, RN; Barbara Campbell, PhD, RN; Hope Graham, MN, MEd, RN; Andrea Chircop, MN, RN; Debra Sheppard-LeMoine, MN, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(7):36-43

Use of Videophones for Distant Caregiving: An Enriching Experience for Families and Residents in Long-Term Care

George Demiris, PhD; Debra R. Parker Oliver, PhD; Brian Hensel, PhD; Geraldine Dickey, MS; Marilyn Rantz, PhD, RN; Marjorie Skubic, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(7):50-55

Media Reviews

A Journey Called Aging: Challenges and Opportunities in Older Adulthood

Kathy L. Marlow, RN, MSN, ARNP, NP-C, GNP-BC, CWCN, CCCN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(7):56

Biblical Perspectives on Aging: God and the Elderly (2nd Ed.)

Judith E. Moffett, RN, BC, MS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2008;34(7):56

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