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 2019
  • Volume 45 · Issue 5
Person-Centered Care

Heightening Person-Centered Care Processes in the Delivery of Nursing Restorative Care

Kathleen Abrahamson, PhD, RN, FGSA; Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA; Yinfei Duan, MSN; Valerie Cooke, BS

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2019;45(5):5-10

Research Brief

Community-Based Older Adults' Acceptance of and Willingness Toward Waist Circumference Measurement

Beatrice Gaynor, PhD, APRN, FNP-C; Regina Wright, PhD; Ju Young Shin, PhD APRN, ANP-C

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2019;45(5):11-15

Feature Article

Aging Individuals With Down Syndrome and Dementia as Teachers: Learnings from Staffin a Developmental Disability Program in Long-Term Care

Annette M. Lane, PhD, RN; Marlette B. Reed, MA, BEd; Pamela Hawranik, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2019;45(5):17-22

Improving Education and Communication in an Assisted Living Facility to Reduce Avoidable Emergency Department Transfers: A Quality Improvement Project

Betelehem Abate, DNP, MSN, AGPCNP-BC, ANP-BC, RN-BC; Brigit VanGraafeiland, DNP, CRNP, FAAN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2019;45(5):23-29

Predictors of Emergency Department Use Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Mu-Hsing Ho, MSN, RN; Chin-Hsiang Wang, MSN, RN; Jee Young Joo, PhD, RN; Hui-Chen (Rita) Chang, PhD, RN; Chia-Chi Chang, PhD, RN; Megan F. Liu, PhD, RN

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2019;45(5):31-38

Effects of an Interdisciplinary Care Team on the Management of Alzheimer's Disease in China

Chunying Chen, BA; Yingying Huang, BA; Caixia Liu, BA; Ying Xu, MA; Lingyan Zheng, BA; Jun Li, BA

Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 2019;45(5):39-45

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