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 2013
  • Volume 39 · Issue 7
Guest Editorial

Using a Squat Toilet: Aging in a Developing Country

Sandra P. Hirst, PhD, RN, GNC(C)

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(7):2-3



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(7):4-5

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(7):6-7

Technology Innovations

In-Home Fall Risk Assessment and Detection Sensor System

Marilyn J. Rantz, PhD, RN, FAAN; Marjorie Skubic, PhD; Carmen Abbott, PhD, PT; Colleen Galambos, PhD, MSW, ACSW, LCSW, LCSW-C; Youngju Pak, PhD; Dominic K.C. Ho, PhD; Erik E. Stone, MS; Liyang Rui, MS; Jessica Back, LMSW; Steven J. Miller, MA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(7):18-22

Evidence-Based Practice Guideline

Assessing Heart Failure in Long-Term Care Facilities

Candace C. Harrington, DNP, ANP-BC, GNP-BC; Deborah Perry Schoenfelder, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(7):23-28

CNE Article

Sexuality in Nursing Homes: Practice and Policy

Gayle M. Doll, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(7):30-37

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(7):38-39

Feature Article

The Work of Spousal Caregiving of Older Adults with End-Stage Heart Failure

Lisa A. Kitko, RN, PhD, CCRN; Judith E. Hupcey, EdD, CRNP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(7):40-47


Before Alzheimer’s…

Amanda Lynn Polk, RN, BSN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(7):55-56

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