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 2012
  • Volume 38 · Issue 7
Guest Editorial

Intensive Individualized Comfort Care: Making the Case

Ruth Palan Lopez, PhD, GNP, BC; Elaine J. Amella, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(7):3-5



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(7):6-7

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(7):8

Evidence-Based Practice Guideline

Management of Constipation

Sherry L. McKay, MSN, ARNP, GNP, FAANP; Michelle Fravel, PharmD, BCPS; Cathy Scanlon, MS, RD, LD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(7):9-15


Recommended Routine Vaccinations for Older Adults

Jonathan Planton, PharmD; Jennifer O. Meyer, MSN, RN, ANP, BC; Barbara J. Edlund, PhD, ANP, BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(7):16-20

Technology Innovations

Developing a Personal Health Record for Community-Dwelling Older Adults and Clinicians: Technology and Content

Karen A. Monsen, PhD, RN, FAAN; Bonnie L. Westra, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI; Nadine Paitich, MBA, BS, RN; Dawn Ekstrom, MBA; Susan C. Mehle, BS; Maggie Kaeding, BS; Sajeda Abdo, MS; Gowtham Natarajan, MS; Uday Kumar Raju Ruddarraju, MS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(7):21-25

CNE Article

Yoga for Osteoarthritis: Nursing and Research Considerations

Diana M. Taibi, PhD, RN; Michael V. Vitiello, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(7):26-35

Feature Article

Health Promotion Among Older Cancer Survivors With Prior Disabling Conditions

Heather Becker, PhD; Sook Jung Kang, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(7):38-43

Nurse Care Manager Contribution to Quality of Care in a Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plan

Carol P. Roth, MPH, RN; David A. Ganz, MD, PhD; Lorraine Nickels, MS, RN; David Martin, MD; Robin Beckman, MPH; Neil S. Wenger, MD, MPH

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(7):44-54


Preserving Dignity and Sense of Worth in Older Adults

Sarah H. Gueldner, RN, DSN, FAAN, FGSA, FAGHE; John Merrill McDaniel

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(7):55-56

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(7):36-37

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