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 2019
  • Volume 45 · Issue 1
Guest Editorial


Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2019;45(1):7


Combating Polypharmacy Through Deprescribing Potentially Inappropriate Medications

Joshua Chou, PharmD; Monica Tong, PharmD; Nicole J. Brandt, PharmD, MBA, BCGP, BCPP, FASCP

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2019;45(1):9-15

Technology Innovations

Exploring Perceptions of Health Care Providers' Use of Electronic Advance Directive Forms in Electronic Health Records

Bunmi Folarinde, PhD, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC; Gregory Lynn Alexander, PhD, RN, FAAN; Colleen Galambos, PhD, MSW; Bonnie J. Wakefield, PhD, RN, FAAN; Amy Vogelsmeier, PhD, RN, FAAN; Richard W. Madsen, PhD

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2019;45(1):17-21

Feature Article
Supplemental Data

Older Adults' Perceptions of Their Fall Risk and Prevention Strategies After Transitioning from Hospital to Home

Clayton J. Shuman, PhD, RN; Mary Montie, PhD; Geoffrey J. Hoffman, PhD, MPH; Katherine E. Powers, BSN, RN; Stacey Doettl, BSN, RN, CCRN; Christine A. Anderson, PhD, RN; Marita G. Titler, PhD, RN, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2019;45(1):23-30

Nurses' Positive Experiences in Caring for Older Adults With Dementia: A Qualitative Analysis

Yun-Jung Choi, PhD, RN, APRN; Hwa-Bok Choi, MSN, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2019;45(1):31-37

Burden and Coping Ability of Individuals Caring for Chronically Ill Older Adults in Nigeria: A Mixed Methods Study

Joel Olayiwola Faronbi, PhD, RN; Howard K. Butcher, RN, PhD; Adenike Ayobola Olaogun, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2019;45(1):39-46

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