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
  • December 2014
  • Volume 40 · Issue 12
Guest Editorial

From Dementia Fearful to Dementia Friendly: Be a Champion in Your Community

Shih-Yin Lin, MM, MT-BC; Marigrace Becker, MSW; Basia Belza, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(12):3-5

Thank You to Reviewers

2013–2014 Reviewers

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(12):6

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(12):7



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(12):8-9, 35

Clinical Concepts

Depression in Older Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer

Sarah F. D'Ambruoso, RN, NP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(12):10-15

Public Policy
CNE Article

Knowing Versus Doing: Education and Training Needs of Staff in a Chronic Care Hospital Unit for Individuals With Dementia

Katherine A. Marx, PhD, MPH; Ian H. Stanley, BA; Kimberly Van Haitsma, PhD; Jennifer Moody, RT; Dana Alonzi, OTR; Bryan R. Hansen, MSN, RN, FNE-A; Laura N. Gitlin, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(12):26-34

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(12):36-37

Feature Article

Delusions and Underlying Needs in Older Adults With Alzheimer’s Disease: Influence of Earlier Life Experiences and the Current Environment

Jing-Jy Wang, PhD; Wen-Yun Cheng, PhD; Pei-Ru Lai, MS; Ming-Chyi Pai, PhD, MD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(12):38-47

Staffing Levels and the Use of Physical Restraints in Nursing Homes: A Multicenter Study

Pieter Heeren, MSC, RN; Geert Van de Water, PhD; Leen De Paepe, MSC, RN; Steven Boonen, PhD, MD; Arthur Vleugels, PhD, MD; Koen Milisen, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(12):48-54


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