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
  • May 2011
  • Volume 37 · Issue 5
Guest Editorial
Foundation News

Foundation News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(5):5-6

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(5):7, 29



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(5):8-9, 49

Legal Issues
Diagnosis: Dementia

Animal-Assisted Therapy for Clients with Dementia: Nurses’ Role

Linda L. Buettner, PhD, LRT, CTRS; Suzanne Fitzsimmons, MS, ARNP; Beth Barba, PhD, RN, FAGHE, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(5):10-14

CNE Article

Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids: Immunomodulators in Older Adults

Frances Hardin-Fanning, PhD, RN; Gilbert A. Boissonneault, PhD, PA-C; Terry A. Lennie, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(5):20-28

Feature Article

Work Organization and Health Issues in Long-Term Care Centers: Comparison of Perceptions Between Caregivers and Management

Yuan Zhang, MS; Marian Flum, ScD; Suzanne Nobrega, MS; Lara Blais, MS; Shpend Qamili, BS; Laura Punnett, ScD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(5):32-40

Examining Nursing Practice with Older Adults Through a Historical Lens

Sherry Dahlke, RN, BScN, BVed, MSN, CGN(C)

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(5):41-48

Functional Transitions of Nursing Home Residents with Middle-Stage Dementia: Perspectives of Family Members and Nurses

Susan E. Slaughter, PhD, RN; Debra Morgan, PhD, RN; Neil Drummond, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(5):50-59


Nights Grow Longer

Kristina Ibitayo, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(5):60

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2011;37(5):30-31

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