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
  • September 2013
  • Volume 39 · Issue 9

Do You Know Your Patient?: Knowing Individuals with Dementia Combined with Evidence-Based Care Promotes Function and Satisfaction in Hospitalized Older Adults

Donna M. Fick, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN; Brittney DiMeglio, RN, BSN; Jane A. McDowell, MSN, APRN, GNP-BC; Jeanne Mathis-Halpin, RN, BC-GN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(9):2-4

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(9):5



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(9):6-7, 17

Clinical Concepts

Clinical Considerations for Care of Older Adult Cancer Survivors

Wendy Johnson, MSN, RN, OCN; Mary P. Cadogan, DrPH, RN, GNP-BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(9):8-12

Public Policy

Is it Time for a Public Health Nursing Approach to Aging?

Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(9):13-16

Research Brief

Mealtime Assistance for Hospitalized Older Adults: A Report on the SPOONS Volunteer Program

David R. Buys, PhD; Kellie L. Flood, MD; Kelsey Real; Michelle Chang; Julie L. Locher, PhD, MSPH

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(9):18-22

CNE Article

Examining the Lived Experience of Nursing Home Quality Improvement: The Case of a Multifacility Falls Reduction Project

Kathleen Abrahamson, PhD, RN; Heather Davila, MPA; Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FAAN; Thomas Inui, MD; Greg Arling, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(9):24-30

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(9):32-33

Feature Article

Experience of Cognitively Intact Residents Cohabitating with Residents with Dementia in Long-Term Care Facilities

Wen-Yun Cheng, PhD; Chia-Jung Hu, MS; Wen-Chen Ou-Yang, PhD; Merrie Kaas, PhD; Jing-Jy Wang, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(9):34-41

Patterns and Problems Associated with Transitions After Hip Fracture in Older Adults

Lori L. Popejoy, PhD, APRN, GCNS-BC; Karen Dorman Marek, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN; Jill Scott-Cawiezell, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2013;39(9):43-52

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