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
  • November 2014
  • Volume 40 · Issue 11
Guest Editorial

Nursing Leadership in Skilled Nursing: A Journey to Clinical Excellence

Nina Flanagan, PhD, GNP-BC; Maryann Cortese-Rubino, RN, MS, NHA; Donna M. Fick, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(11):3-5

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(11):6



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(11):7-8, 33

Diagnosis: Dementia

Sensory and Nurturing Nonpharmacological Interventions for Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

Suzanne Fitzsimmons, MSN, ARNP, GNP-BC, CRT; Beth Barba, PhD, RN, FAAN; Maria Stump, MSN, RN, CCM, MSCN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(11):9-15

Evidence-Based Practice Guideline


May Futrell, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA; Karen Devereaux Melillo, PhD, ANP-C, FAANP, FGSA; Ruth Remington, PhD, AGPCNP-BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(11):16-23

AGS Update

Updated and Expanded: AGS’ Geriatric Nursing Review Syllabus

Wayne C. McCormick, MD, MPH, AGSF

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(11):24-25

CNE Article

A Patient-Centered Approach to Addressing Physical Activity in Older Adults: Motivational Interviewing

Katherine Letourneau, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-BC; Janice H. Goodman, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(11):26-32

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(11):34-35

Feature Article

Exergames-Based Intervention for Assisted Living Residents: A Pilot Study

Ying-Yu Chao, MS, RN, GNP; Yvonne K. Scherer, EdD, RN; Carolyn A. Montgomery, PhD, ANP-C, GNP; Kathleen T. Lucke, PhD, RN; Yow-Wu Wu, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(11):36-43

Is Elderspeak Appropriate? A Survey of Certified Nursing Assistants

Nathaniel J. Lombardi, MA; Jefirey A. Buchanan, PhD; Shelby Afflerbach, BA; Kristie Campana, PhD; Adam Sattler, BA; Duc Lai, BA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(11):44-52

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