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
  • May 2014
  • Volume 40 · Issue 5
Guest Editorial

Inappropriate Use of Anticoagulant Drugs in Older Adults

Cagla Bali, MD; Pinar Ergenoglu, MD; Sule Akin, MD; Anis Aribogan, MD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(5):3-4

Product News

Product News

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



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(5):7-9

Diagnosis: Dementia

Nonpharmacological Interventions in Long-Term Care: Feasibility and Recent Trends

Suzanne Fitzsimmons, MSN, ARNP, GNP-BC, CRT; Beth Barba, PhD, RN, FAGHE, FAAN; Maria Stump, MSN; Alice Bonner, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(5):10-14

Research Brief

The Modified Hospital Elder Life Program: Adapting a Complex Intervention for Feasibility and Scalability in a Surgical Setting

Cheryl Chia-Hui Chen, DNSc, RN; Jane Saczynski, PhD; Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(5):16-22

CNE Article

Do Sitters Prevent Falls?: A Review of the Literature

Carrie E. Lang, RN, MSN, CNL

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(5):24-33

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(5):34-35

Feature Article

Differences in Perceived Autonomy Among American and Japanese Older Adults

Miho Matsui, PhD, RN; Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(5):36-44

Using a Book Chat to Improve Attitudes and Perceptions of Long-Term Care Staff About Dementia

Natasha Larocque, BHSc; Chloe Schotsman, BScN; Sharon Kaasalainen, PhD, RN; Diane Crawshaw, BA; Carrie McAiney, PhD; Emma Brazil

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(5):46-52

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