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
  • February 2014
  • Volume 40 · Issue 2
Guest Editorial

Insights into Aging

Henry M. Plawecki, RN, BS, BSN, MA, MSN, EdS, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(2):3-4



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(2):5-7

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(2):8

Diagnosis: Dementia

Music-Assisted Bathing: Making Shower Time Easier for People with Dementia

Kendra D. Ray, MPH, MBA, MT-BC, LCAT; Suzanne Fitzsimmons, MSN, GNP, ARNP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(2):9-13

Evidence-Based Practice Guideline

Bathing Persons With Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Maribeth Gallagher, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FAAN; Geri R. Hall, PhD, ARNP, GCNS-BC, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(2):14-20

Research Brief
CNE Article

Validation of the Korean Version of the Standardized Swallowing Assessment Among Nursing Home Residents

Yeon-Hwan Park, PhD, RN; Hae-Ra Han, PhD, RN, FAAN; Seieun Oh, PhD, RN; HeeKyung Chang, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(2):26-35

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(2):36-37

Feature Article

"Carpe Diem": Supporting Conversations Between Individuals With Dementia and Their Family Members

Eva Karlsson, RN; Karin Axelsson, DR MSc, RNT; Karin Zingmark, DR MSc, RN; Kjell Fahlander, DR MSc, MSc Psych; Stefan Sävenstedt, DR MSc, RNT

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(2):38-46

Something to SMILE About: Potential Benefits to Staff from Humor Therapy with Nursing Home Residents

Lynnette Chenoweth, RN, BA, MA(Hons), PhD; Lee-Fay Low, BScPsych(Hons), PhD; Belinda Goodenough, BA(Hons), PhD; Zhixin Liu, BMed, MApplStat, PhD; Henry Brodaty, MBBS, MD, DSc, FRACP, FRANZCP; Anne-Nicole Casey, BA(Hons); Peter Spitzer, MD; Jean-Paul Bell; Richard Fleming, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(2):47-52

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