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
  • August 2014
  • Volume 40 · Issue 8
Guest Editorial

Insights Into Aging: Pain Changes Everything

Henry M. Plawecki, PhD, EdS, RN, MSN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(8):3-4

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(8):5-6



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(8):7-8, 38

Diagnosis: Dementia

The Role of Therapeutic Use of Self in the Application of Nonpharmacological Interventions

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

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

Research Brief

Exploring Aging-Related Stress Among Older Spousal Caregivers

Elaine Wittenberg-Lyles, PhD; George Demiris, PhD, FACMI; Debra Parker Oliver, PhD, MSW; Molly Burchett, MA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(8):13-16

CNE Article

Managing Constipation: Implementing a Protocol in a Geriatric Rehabilitation Setting

Jennifer Klein, PhD, OT(C); Sandra Holowaty, RN, BScN, GNC(C)

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(8):18-27

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(8):28-29

Feature Article

The Construct of Financial Capacity in Older Adults

Meriam Caboral-Stevens, MS, NP-C; Mark Medetsky, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2014;40(8):30-37

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