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
  • January 2016
  • Volume 42 · Issue 1
Guest Editorial

Senior Tech: The Next Generation: Health Informatics Solutions for Older Adults Living in the Community

Uba Backonja, PhD, RN; Laura Kneale, BS; George Demiris, PhD, FACMI; Hilaire J. Thompson, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(1):2-3

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(1):5



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(1):7-9


Optimizing Medication Use Through Deprescribing: Tactics for This Approach

Nicole J. Brandt, PharmD, MBA, CGP, BCPP, FASCP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(1):10-14

Technology Innovations

Engaging Patients With Advance Directives Using an Information Visualization Approach

Janet Woollen, MS, RN; Suzanne Bakken, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(1):16-20

CNE Article

Familism and Health Care Provision to Hispanic Older Adults

Brittany Savage, MSN, AGPCNP-BC; Karen J. Foli, PhD, RN, MSN; Nancy E. Edwards, PhD, ANP-BC; Kathleen Abrahamson, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(1):21-29

CNE Quiz

CNE Quiz

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(1):30-31

Feature Article

Development and Psychometric Testing of the Caregiver Communication Competence Scale in Patients With Dementia

Hui-Chen Chao, MS, RN; Ya-Ping Yang, RN; Mei-Chih Huang, PhD, RN; Jing-Jy Wang, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(1):32-39

Supplemental Data

Exploring the Relationship Between Premorbid Personality and Dementia-Related Behaviors

Susan Zielin, BA (Hons); Marita McCabe, PhD, FAPS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(1):40-48

AGS Update

From the Bedside Chair

Anita S. Tesh, PhD, CEA-II, CNE, ANEF, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2016;42(1):51-52

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