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 2017
  • Volume 43 · Issue 2
Guest Editorial

The Roles of Telehealth Tools in Supporting Family Caregivers: Current Evidence, Opportunities, and Limitations

Nai-Ching Chi, MS, RN, CNS-BC; George Demiris, PhD, FACMI

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(2):3-5

Product News

Product News

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(2):6



Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(2):7-8

Person-Centered Care

Person-Centered Primary Care Strategies for Assessment of and Intervention for Aggressive Behaviors in Dementia

Anand Desai, BS; Tracy Wharton, PhD, MSc, MEd, MSW, LCSW; Laura Struble, PhD, GNP-BC; Mary Blazek, MD, MEHP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(2):9-17

Evidence-Based Practice Guideline
Supplemental Data

Acute Pain Management in Older Adults

Randy Cornelius, DNP, CRNA; Keela A. Herr, PhD, RN, FAAN; Debra B. Gordon, RN, DNP, FAAN; Kikikipa Kretzer, PhD, CRNP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(2):18-27

Research Brief
Supplemental Data
CNE Article

Managing Challenging Behaviors of Dementia in Veterans: Identifying and Changing Activators and Consequences Using STAR-VA

Kim J. Curyto, PhD; Sue M. McCurry, PhD; Katherine Luci, PsyD; Bradley E. Karlin, PhD, ABPP; Linda Teri, PhD; Michele J. Karel, PhD, ABPP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(2):33-43

CNE Quiz
Feature Article

Use of Complementary Health Approaches in Individuals With Parkinson's Disease

Ju Young Shin, PhD, APRN, ANP-C; Ryan T. Pohlig, PhD; Barbara Habermann, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(2):46-54

Effects of Nutritional Intervention in Long-Term Care in Korea

Eunkyoung Kim, PhD, RN; Hyunwook Kang, PhD, RN; Nahyun Kim, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(2):55-64


Life Review: When Course Assignments Change Lives

Valera Dee Smith Lester, BSN, RN; Donald D. Kautz, PhD, RN, CRRN, ACNS-BC

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2017;43(2):65-67

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