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
  • August 2012
  • Volume 38 · Issue 8
Guest Editorial

Music to Heal by

Musetta Fu, MM, RN, MT-BC; Shih-Yin Lin, MM, MT-BC, NMT; Basia Belza, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(8):3-4

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(8):5



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(8):6-7


Linda L. Buettner, PhD, CTRS, FGSA: 1956–2012

Kathleen C. Buckwalter, PhD, RN, FAAN; Suzanne Fitzsimmons, MSN, GNP-BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(8):8-9

Diagnosis: Dementia

Oral Care in Older Adults with Dementia: Challenges and Approaches

Timothy J. Legg, PhD, RN-BC, CNHA, GNP-BC, CTRS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(8):10-13

CNE Article

Covert Medication Administration: The Practice of Hiding Medications in Long-Term Care Settings

Helen M. Farrar, MS, RN, BC; Carol Stewart, MS, GCNS-BC, APRN; Diana Sturdevant, MS, GCNS-BC, APRN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(8):14-20

Feature Article

Providing Delirium Education for Family Caregivers of Older Adults

Shannon E. Keyser, MSc, RN; Diane Buchanan, PhD, RN; Dana Edge, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(8):24-31

Characteristics of Older Adults Rehospitalized Within 7 and 30 Days of Discharge: Implications for Nursing Practice

Debra J. Hain, PhD, APRN, GNP-BC; Ruth Tappen, EdD, RN, FAAN; Sanya Diaz, MD; Joseph G. Ouslander, MD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(8):32-44

Loneliness in Older Adults: An Embodied Experience

Judith M. Smith, PhD, RN, GCNS-BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(8):45-53

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2012;38(8):22-23

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