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 2011
  • Volume 37 · Issue 2
Guest Editorial

An Invitation to a Conversation on Quality of Life in Dementia

Ann Kolanowski, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(2):4-5

Foundation News

Foundation News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(2):6-7



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(2):8-9, 31

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(2):10-10

Evidence-Based Practice Guideline
Diagnosis: Dementia

Promoting Continence in Individuals with Dementia

Janet K. Specht, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(2):17-21

CNE Article

Fall Risk Assessment in Geriatric-Psychiatric Inpatients to Lower Events (FRAGILE)

Sudip Nanda, MD, FACP; Tanujit Dey, PhD; Rudolph E. Gulstrand Jr., RPh, MBA; Daniel Cudnik, MD, FACS; Harold S. Haller, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(2):22-30

Feature Article

The Nursing Home Dining Assistant Program: A Demonstration Project

Rosanna M. Bertrand, PhD; Tracy L. Porchak, BASc; Therese J. Moore, MPH, BSN; Donna T. Hurd, MSN; Victoria Shier, MPA; Rebecca Sweetland, BASc; Sandra F. Simmons, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(2):34-43

Nonpharmacological Management of Agitation in Hospitalized Patients: A Pilot Study

Heidi R. Wierman, MD; W. Ross Wadland, MD; Megan Walters, MD; Celine Kuhn; Stacey Farrington, MS, RN-BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(2):44-48


Winter Mimes

Kristina Ibitayo, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(2):56-56

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(2):32-33

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